Episode 3888

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Episode 3888 was broadcast on 10 March 2005, as part of Series 53.

Sue Drinkwater played Gordon Robson, with Sue Drinkwater winning 80 – 78. The Dictionary Corner guest was Richard Stilgoe, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Sue Drinkwater Score Gordon Robson Others Max.
1 EAEDBNSON DEBONES 7 – 0 BANNED NOSEBAND 8
2 ILKAPTUOF outlap ☓ 7 – 5 POLKA FLOKATI* 15
3 IAOSRNSPM PRISMS 7 – 12 PARSONS PARISONS, PROSAISM*, RAMPIONS* 23
4 RDEOSCEZO SCORED 13 – 18 SCORED RECODES 30
5 100 9 10 8 5 2 → 115 115
100 + 10 + 5
23 – 28 115
100 + 10 + 5


40
TTT PEELIPIN A queue of smokers in development PIPELINE
6 RIHEGLATE LIGHTER 30 – 35 LIGHTER ETHERIAL*, HERITAGE*, LITHARGE, LITREAGE* 48
7 AOAPCRYME CAMPER 36 – 41 CAMPER CAMPERY*, COMPARE 55
8 SIRDEAGNO READINGS 44 – 41 ADORING GRANDIOSE, ORGANDIES, ORGANISED 73
9 EOESBTDVA DEVOTES 51 – 48 BOASTED DEBATES, SABOTED* 80
10 25 75 9 6 1 1 → 328 325 51 – 55 326
(9 − 6 + 1) × 75 + 25 + 1

CV: 327/329 Best: 328 = (9 × 75 − 25 + 6) ÷ (1 + 1)

90
TTT SAMSHOOP Wet hair then belch using these SHAMPOOS
11 OAISTNDTU STATION 58 – 62 DISTANT STANDOUT, TITANOUS* 98
12 LRETULOME METEOR 64 – 62 moulter ☓ EMOTER*, MELTER*, MULLER*, MULLET, REMOTE*, RETELL*, TELLER* 104
13 AEIJNQMSC MINCES 70 – 68 MINCES AMNESIC*, CINEMAS, JASMINE 111
14 50 75 1 10 2 6 → 200 200
(6 − 2) × 50
80 – 78 200
(6 − 2) × 50


121
15 LEXICONUS 80 – 78 EXCLUSION 131
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