Episode 3893

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Episode 3893 was broadcast on 23 March 2005, as part of Series 53.

Tanmay Dixit played Mike Meakin, with Mike Meakin winning 87 – 82. The Dictionary Corner guest was Ken Bruce, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Tanmay Dixit Score Mike Meakin Others Max.
1 IAOITMGPK GOAT 0 – 5 PATIO KATIPO*, OPTIMA* 6
2 REDASTEHO DEAREST 7 – 12 SHORTED HEADREST, SOREHEAD* 14
3 RWNDEAELN LEARNED 14 – 12 WANDER LEEWARD, RENEWAL* 21
4 TAPSOTENA pantoes ☓ 14 – 17 TOAST APOSTATE* 29
5 100 10 6 3 8 9 → 500 500
(8 − 3) × 100
24 – 27 500
(8 − 3) × 100


39
TTT EVILBEER I wasn't one, but then I saw her face. BELIEVER
6 RSIOLBETO BOILERS 31 – 34 BOOSTER BLOOTERS*, OESTRIOL*, ROBOTISE*, SORBITOL 47
7 CJDEORGEA CORDAGE 38 – 41 CORDAGE 54
8 FIPUSONEC POUNCES 45 – 48 CONFUSE 61
9 RIYMCOERL CRIME 45 – 54 RECOIL LORIMER, MERRILY 68
10 100 4 9 2 6 1 → 518 518
(6 − 1) × 100 + 9 × 2
55 – 64 518
(4 + 1) × 100 + 9 × 2


78
TTT CELLOSAP Several get out and then fall over COLLAPSE
11 MLRTUEIOH moulter ☓ 55 – 64 moulter ☓ MOUTHIER 86
12 STEANDEIN INSTEAD 62 – 71 STAINED ADENINES*, ANDESITE 94
13 AIOESVTGF oviates ☓ 62 – 77 FOGIES AGEIST*, EGOIST*, FIESTA, OGIVES*, OVATES, SOFTIE*, SOVIET*, STEVIA*, STOGIE*, VISAGE* 100
14 50 1 10 9 5 1 → 482 482
50 × 10 − (1 + 1) × 9
72 – 87 482
50 × 10 − (1 + 1) × 9


110
15 TURNGIVEN VENTURING
(2.25 seconds)
82 – 87 120


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