Episode 3870

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Episode 3870 was broadcast on 14 February 2005, as part of Series 53.

Margaret Roper played Lily Macintosh, with Margaret Roper winning 64 – 62. The Dictionary Corner guest was Lesley Garrett, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Margaret Roper Score Lily Macintosh Others Max.
1 FDSAEOLYA FLAYS 0 – 6 DELAYS FLAYED, FOALED, FOLEYS*, LOADSA*, LOAFED*, SAFELY*, SALADE*, YODELS* 6
2 NRSUEIPGO PERUSING 8 – 6 pourings ☓ GROUPIES, PIROGUES, PRUINOSE*, REPOSING*, SOIGNEUR*, SPONGIER* 14
3 NSWEAECRD SCREWED 15 – 6 CRANES ANSWERED*, ASCENDER*, REASCEND 22
4 MHRIEMBID DIMMER 21 – 6 MIMED BRIMMED* 29
5 50 9 8 2 1 2 → 570 21 – 16 570
(50 + 9 − 2) × (8 + 2)


39
TTT SOARCTIC ACROSTIC
6 TLSEINLAN LINNETS 28 – 16 allies ☓7 ELASTIN*, ENTAILS*, INSTALL*, LENTILS, LINTELS*, SALIENT, SALTINE*, SITELLA*, SLAINTE*, TAILLES*, TALLIES*, TANNIES*, TELLINS* 46
7 PSGEAURTF SPURT 28 – 22 GRATES PARGETS*, PASTURE, UPRATES, UPSTAGE 53
8 MPNAOEDXK POMADE 34 – 28 EXPAND DAEMON, DAMPEN, MOANED*, MOPANE* 59
9 RCHIOESDO CHIDES 40 – 28 corodes ☓ CHOOSIER, CHOROIDS* 67
10 100 75 7 1 8 9 → 930 40 – 28

CV: 930 = (100 − 1) × 8 + 75 + 9 × 7

77
TTT OAKORGAN KANGAROO
11 TRTEOAZST ROTATES 47 – 35 ROTATES ATTESTOR, TESTATOR 85
12 RPSCIAOTJ STOIC 47 – 42 CAPTORS APRICOTS 93
13 LNTEIOQNA ELATION 54 – 42 LINNET ENATION*, TOENAIL 100
14 75 50 2 6 8 4 → 756 756
(6 + 4) × 75 + 8 − 2
64 – 52 756
75 × (8 + 2) + 6


110
15 DATELOCAL 64 – 62 ALLOCATED
(1.75 seconds)
120
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