Episode 3868

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Episode 3868 was broadcast on 10 February 2005, as part of Series 53.

Frank Mulvey played Bob Woods, with Frank Mulvey winning 72 – 55. The Dictionary Corner guest was Jennie Bond, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Frank Mulvey Score Bob Woods Others Max.
1 HTPSOEODS PHOTOS 0 – 7 SOOTHED DESPOTS*, PHOTOED, PHOTOES*, POSHEST*, SOOTHES*, STOOPED* 7
2 UOIFJRDET OUTRIDE 7 – 7 outfired ☓ FRUITED 14
3 CNDAIATEG DATING 13 – 13 DATING AGNATIC*, ANTACID 21
4 XNAEIMDBO DOMAINE 20 – 13 banned ☓ ABDOMEN, DIOXANE 28
5 75 7 4 3 10 1 → 749 749
75 × 10 − 1
30 – 23 749
75 × 10 − 1


38
TTT ARTICFLY CRAFTILY
6 EIESRTLYB blistery ☓ 30 – 30 STERILE BEERILY*, BELTERS*, BLISTER, BRISTLE, BRISTLY*, LEISTER*, LIBERTY*, RESTYLE*, RETILES*, TERSELY*, TREBLES 45
7 QNSRAOIEN REASON 36 – 36 SINNER ANIONS*, ARISEN*, ARSINE*, INNERS*, INSANE*, NORIAS*, NOSIER*, RONINS*, SARNIE*, SENIOR, SENORA*, SIENNA* 51
8 IAETPRFNC FRANTIC 43 – 36 PIRATE CANTRIP*, CAPRINE*, CERTAIN*, FAINTER*, FANCIER, INFARCT*, PAINTER, PARETIC*, PERTAIN*, PICANTE*, PICRATE*, REPAINT*, TACRINE* 58
9 PSOEMHUER houser ☓ 43 – 43 REHOUSE PRESUME*, REHOMES*, SUPREME*, SUPREMO* 65
10 75 3 7 1 9 9 → 112 112
(1 + 9) × 3 + 7 + 75
53 – 43 108


75
TTT RADISHED DIEHARDS
11 VNMAIERGS SERVING 60 – 50 REMAINS SMEARING*, VEGANISM*, VINEGARS 83
12 UIETSRKLD DUSTIER 67 – 50 STRIKE DILUTERS, STUDLIER* 91
13 RTLOIAOTW TRAIT 72 – 55 TRIAL TAILOR, WITTOL* 97
14 25 9 10 3 5 5 → 817 819 ☓ 72 – 55

CV: 814 Best: 817 = (10 × 5 − 9) × (25 − 5) − 3

107
15 PIDGENMAN 72 – 55 impending ☓
(27.5 seconds)
DAMPENING 117
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