Episode 3878

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Episode 3878 was broadcast on 24 February 2005, as part of Series 53.

John Mayhew played Stuart Wright, with John Mayhew winning 92 – 57. The Dictionary Corner guest was Geoffrey Durham, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection John Mayhew Score Stuart Wright Others Max.
1 RBGTAIELP LIBRATE 7 – 0 TRIPLE PARTIBLE 8
2 ZNLOEIWRD DOWNIER 14 – 0 WONDER 15
3 SMREOUSTK STROKES 21 – 7 MUSTERS MOTSERS*, MOUSERS, MUSKETS*, OESTRUS*, SMOKERS*, SOUREST*, SOUTERS*, STOKERS*, STUMERS*, TORUSES*, TUSKERS*, TUSSORE* 22
4 NDMOIEFTS demonist ☓ 21 – 14 MOISTEN ENDMOST*, FOISTED, FOMENTS, FOMITES*, FONDEST, MINDSET*, MODISTE* 29
5 75 10 7 6 4 5 → 471 480 21 – 21 470
6 × 75 + 5 × 4

CV: 471 = 6 × 75 + 10 + 7 + 4

39
TTT TREELIPS REPTILES
6 CTJEIABGO ICEBOAT 28 – 21 BIGOT 46
7 RNDAIENMT MEDIANT 35 – 28 REMNANT TRAINMEN 54
8 HPDAEIHRP HAPPIER 42 – 35 HAPPIER PREPAID*, RAPHIDE 61
9 LRYSEAONP PERSONAL 50 – 35 PAROLES LAYPERSON 79
10 75 7 1 6 1 4 → 471 471
6 × 75 + (4 − 1) × 7
60 – 45 471
6 × 75 + (4 − 1) × 7


89
TTT ARTYOVAL LAVATORY
11 ARTCENIVS VESICANT 68 – 45 CANTERS CANISTER, SCANTIER* 97
12 DLCUAEDSX SCALDED 75 – 52 CUDDLES ADDUCES, EXCUSAL* 104
13 STMAEOSNA STAMENS 82 – 52 STAMEN ASSONATE*, NAMASTES* 112
14 25 8 1 7 9 7 → 483 82 – 57 475
(9 + 8 + 1 + 7 ÷ 7) × 25

CV: 483 = (25 + 9) × (7 + 7) + 8 − 1

122
15 FUNGIFICS SUFFICING
(1.5 seconds)
92 – 57 132
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