Episode 3839

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Episode 3839 was broadcast on 16 December 2004, and was the second semi-final of Series 52.

Jack Welsby played Mark Tournoff, with Mark Tournoff winning 88 – 73. The Dictionary Corner guest was Richard Digance, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Jack Welsby Score Mark Tournoff Others Max.
1 MWOENROET MENTOR 6 – 6 REMOTE EMOTER*, METEOR, MOREEN*, TONEME*, TOWNEE* 6
2 PORILEKDA PAROLED 13 – 13 PAROLED DARIOLE*, DIPOLAR*, LEOPARD, POLKAED, PREDIAL*, PRELOAD* 13
3 GSEANDIEI SEEDING 20 – 20 SEEDING ANISEED 20
4 EARGTIBLS LIBRATES 28 – 20 GIBLETS REGALIST, TABLIERS 28
5 1 6 10 4 1 6 → 622 620
(6 × 10 + 1 + 1) × (6 + 4)
35 – 27 620
(6 × 10 + 1 + 1) × (6 + 4)


35
TTT SUMGHOST MUGSHOTS
6 UPANTEFUY FEAT 35 – 33 PEANUT TUPUNA* 41
7 CVEORNIAS SCENARIO 35 – 51 VERONICAS 59
8 CITEMISNT MINCES 35 – 59 MINTIEST 67
9 LJOATMEAP PALMATE 42 – 59 METAL OATMEAL 74
10 2 4 8 9 8 75 → 998 998
(75 + 8) × (8 + 4) + 2
52 – 59 999


84
TTT OMENSOLE LONESOME
11 DTIEBRIED DEBITED 59 – 59 DEBIT BETIDED*, BIRDIED*, DIRTIED* 91
12 AERMUHSDE HEADERS 66 – 66 RESUMED MEASURED, SHMEARED* 99
13 RTAEQFOEN atoner ☓ 66 – 71 AFTER OFTENER 106
14 10 8 50 25 100 75 → 466 467
50 × 10 − 25 − 8
73 – 78 465
8 × 50 + 75 − 10

CV: 465 = 8 × 50 + 75 − 10
Best: 466 = (75 − 10) × 8 − 50 − 100 ÷ 25

116
15 AMENUTREE 73 – 88 ENUMERATE
(28.5 seconds)
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