Episode 3896

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Episode 3896 was broadcast on 30 March 2005, as part of Series 53.

Mike Meakin played Jillian Tidman, with Jillian Tidman winning 75 – 57. The Dictionary Corner guest was Mitch Murray, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Mike Meakin Score Jillian Tidman Others Max.
1 NFSAEMISL FLAMES 0 – 7 FINALES FLAMINES*, INFLAMES, ISLESMAN 8
2 RBSPAEINW BRAISE 6 – 13 BRAINS ENWRAPS, INWRAPS*, SPAWNER 15
3 RDEIGLEON REELING 6 – 21 LINGERED ENGIRDLE*, LEGIONED, REEDLING* 23
4 ZTCEANMIS MAINS 6 – 27 MATINS NEMATICS*, SEMANTIC 31
5 100 7 4 3 10 6 → 959 959
(6 + 3) × (100 + 7) − 4
16 – 27


41
TTT NILSALTS Put horses into position at the trendy market. INSTALLS
6 RHKTAIOGY RATIO 21 – 32 RATIO ARIGHT, RIGHTO*, RIGHTY*, THORIA*, TROIKA 47
7 LETURDOSR RUSTLED 28 – 39 RUSTLED DETRUSOR 55
8 PCNLAEITC PENCIL 28 – 46 PANTILE CANTICLE 63
9 OITRJASMI MAJORS 34 – 52 MAJORS AMORIST 70
10 75 3 7 1 2 6 → 259 259
(75 + 7) × 3 + 6 × 2 + 1
44 – 52


80
TTT EVILSOLE A host of good lookers, said the actor. LOVELIES
11 POTEBSIDN POINTED 51 – 52 POSTED BEDPOST, BONIEST, DEPOSIT, DOPIEST*, POINTES*, POSITED*, STIPEND*, TOPSIDE 87
12 DTHSOEARV HOSTED 51 – 59 ROASTED ADVERTS*, DEARTHS, EARSHOT*, HARDEST*, HARVEST, SHORTED, STARVED*, THREADS*, TORSADE*, TRASHED* 94
13 GUDEFASND FUNDED 57 – 65 FUDGES DEFANGS*, DEFUNDS*, SNAFUED 101
14 50 4 4 9 1 5 → 575 57 – 65

CV: 575 = (50 + 4 + 4) × (9 + 1) − 5

111
15 ANIGHTCAT 57 – 75 ATTACHING
(4.75 seconds)
121
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