Episode 3899

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Episode 3899 was broadcast on 4 April 2005, as part of Series 53.

Jon O'Neill played Peter Wallis, with Jon O'Neill winning 96 – 72. The Dictionary Corner guest was Nicholas Owen, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Jon O'Neill Score Peter Wallis Others Max.
1 NRCPVEAOT ENACTOR 7 – 0 CAVERN CENTAVO*, CONVERT*, OPERANT, OVERACT, PATONCE*, PRONATE*, PROTEAN* 7
2 MSDIEOBIG BOGIES 13 – 6 BODIES BODGIES, IDIGBOS*, SIGMOID* 14
3 NRLXSIUOA unrails ☓ 13 – 13 URINALS ANXIOUS*, INSULAR, SOLUNAR*, UXORIAL 21
4 FNTOIAPME TAMPON 19 – 19 FAMINE PTOMAINE 29
5 25 50 75 100 2 8 → 123 123
100 + 25 − 2
29 – 29 123
100 + 25 − 2


39
TTT GRACEAIR What you may pay to deliver a clock. CARRIAGE
6 DTSAOAIRS ASTROIDS 37 – 29 STAIRS 47
7 NGMKNEAER MEAGRE 43 – 35 REMAKE GERMANE 54
8 CLSAEIPCU plaices ☓ 43 – 42 UPSCALE AUSPICE*, CAPSULE, CULICES*, IPECACS*, SACCULE*, SPECIAL, SPECULA*, SPICULE* 61
9 FTSDJAEIR FAIREST 50 – 42 FASTER ASTRIDE*, DISRATE*, STAIDER*, STRAFED, TIRADES* 68
10 9 6 5 2 8 50 → 193 194
8 ÷ 2 × 50 − 6
57 – 49 192
(6 − 2) × 50 − 8

CV: 193 = (50 − 9) × 5 − 2 × 6

78
TTT HONEYPAP You may need or even find a calling card here. PAYPHONE
11 TNLNDEOEU UNTOLD 63 – 49 tunneled ☓ ENDNOTE*, TENONED*, TOLUENE*, UNTONED* 85
12 SHRAEITHA HASTIER 70 – 56 HASTIER HETAIRAS* 93
13 QSMGNEOED DEMONS 76 – 62 GNOMES GENOMES 100
14 10 7 2 9 10 50 → 903 903
9 × 2 × 50 + 10 − 7
86 – 72 903
9 × 2 × 50 + 10 − 7


110
15 IONATRIAD RADIATION
(4.25 seconds)
96 – 72 120
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