Episode 3920

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Episode 3920 was broadcast on 4 May 2005, as part of Series 53.

Sally Bassinder played Len Cazaly, with Sally Bassinder winning 93 – 72. The Dictionary Corner guest was Darren Jordon, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Sally Bassinder Score Len Cazaly Others Max.
1 SFWOIAVLE WAIVES 6 – 6 VOWELS FOVEAL*, LOAVES*, OLIVES, SWIVEL, VALISE*, VIOLAS, WOLVES* 6
2 BORAMNECT BARONET 13 – 6 MENTOR BACONER*, BOATMEN*, BROMATE, ENACTOR*, ROMANCE 13
3 RZUELPMIT LUMPIER 20 – 13 LUMPIER PLUMIER* 20
4 JASTERAGS STAGERS 27 – 20 STAGERS 27
5 75 10 4 5 3 5 → 117 117
5 × 10 + 75 − 3 − 5
37 – 30 117
10 × 4 + 5 − 3 + 75


37
TTT TOESCORE Protection, when fencing. CREOSOTE
6 LEPSIDNER SPINDLE 44 – 37 SPINDLE REDLINES 45
7 NDCIEOXRA RANCID 50 – 37 OXIDE ANOREXIC 53
8 HISARDYED SHADIER 57 – 44 SHADIER DIEHARDS, HAYRIDES*, HYDRIDES* 61
9 TNTIEAPMG MATTING 64 – 51 MATTING TEMPTING 69
10 50 10 2 5 8 1 → 193 194
8 ÷ 2 × 50 − 5 − 1
71 – 51

CV: 193 = (50 − 10) × 5 − (8 − 1)

79
TTT INTOSOUL The answer is as clear as a liquid. SOLUTION
11 SLFEUORLE REFUELS 78 – 58 REFUELS FELLERS*, FELLOES*, FERULES*, FULLERS*, OURSELF 86
12 DONREMUSE ENDORSE 85 – 65 ENSURED ENDURES*, ENDUROS*, MENDERS*, MENUDOS*, MODERNE*, MODERNS*, MOURNED*, RESOUND, RESUMED*, SOUNDER* 93
13 TSTIEANRG TREATING 93 – 65 NATTIER RESTATING 111
14 50 7 6 6 7 5 → 940 93 – 72 943
(7 + 6 + 6) × 50 − 7

CV: 939 ☓ Best: 942 = (7 + 6 + 5) × 50 + 7 × 6

118
15 ROSEPOOCH reproaches ☓
(25.25 seconds)
93 – 72 HOROSCOPE 128
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