Episode 3898

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Episode 3898 was broadcast on 1 April 2005, as part of Series 53.

Steve Smith played Jon O'Neill, with Jon O'Neill winning 87 – 67. The Dictionary Corner guest was Mitch Murray, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Steve Smith Score Jon O'Neill Others Max.
1 WRTAIEGRN RATING 0 – 8 WATERING INTERWAR*, RERATING, TWANGIER* 8
2 CTDTLUAEJ CATTLE 6 – 8 cutted ☓ CATTED*, CUTLET, CUTTLE*, DUCTAL*, DULCET*, JUTTED*, TALCED* 14
3 IAETLPNRN PANNIER 6 – 16 TRIPLANE INTERLAP, INTERNAL, TRAPLINE* 22
4 HXNDTAOIS HANDS 6 – 22 TOXINS OXIDANTS 30
5 25 10 1 5 9 2 → 295 295
(9 + 2 + 1) × 25 – 5
16 – 32 295
(2 × 25 + 9) × 5


40
TTT RONSLIST They almost get right up your nose. NOSTRILS
6 NKFMSEAIL FAMINES 23 – 32 SALINE FLAMINES*, INFLAMES 48
7 FSGOIOIRE goofers ☓ 23 – 39 GOOFIER FORGOES, ROOFIES* 55
8 PMRPNOAOE PAMPER 29 – 39 pooper ☓ PAMPERO*, POMPANO*, PROPANE 62
9 IAEMRVNAY VAINER 35 – 45 RAVINE VERMIAN 69
10 50 100 75 25 10 4 → 452 453 35 – 55 452
(75 ÷ 25 + 100 + 10) × 4


79
TTT WINOBARS Do they yield pots of gold for George? RAINBOWS
11 BSROEOTSI BOOSTERS 43 – 63 BOOSTERS ROBOTISES 97
12 CDTRUIUSE CRUISED 50 – 70 DUSTIER CRUDITES, CURTSIED* 105
13 IEAHDTCOB BOTCHED 57 – 77 BITCHED COHABITED 123
14 50 25 100 75 9 7 → 576 575 57 – 87 576
((100 + 75) ÷ 25 + 7 + 50) × 9


133
15 TINCLEMEN INCLEMENT
(5.25 seconds)
67 – 87 clementine ☓
(2.25 seconds)
143
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