Episode 3923

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Episode 3923 was broadcast on 9 May 2005, as part of Series 53.

Michael Edwards played Jim Anderson, with Michael Edwards winning 79 – 71. The Dictionary Corner guest was Esther Rantzen, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Michael Edwards Score Jim Anderson Others Max.
1 JSNOEORTL LOOTERS 7 – 0 SOONER RETOOLS*, ROOTLES, TOOLERS* 7
2 GPREAIKRU PARKIER 14 – 7 PARKIER GARPIKE*, GRAPIER 14
3 CGSAOAETD COASTED 21 – 14 COASTED DOTAGES* 21
4 BTIENYUSD UNTIDY 21 – 21 DENSITY DESTINY, DUBIETY, DUSTBIN*, SUBEDIT, SUBTEND* 28
5 50 3 7 4 4 10 → 109 110 21 – 31 109
(50 − 10) × 3 − 7 − 4


38
TTT DATEDTIM Confessed before taken to hospital. ADMITTED
6 MNTAEXOAP TAMPON 27 – 31 MEANT APEMAN*, APNOEA, AXEMAN*, MOPANE*, OMENTA*, POTMAN*, POTMEN*, TAMPAX*, TAXMAN*, TAXMEN*, TOPMAN*, TOPMEN* 44
7 RMSEAIHDF FAMISHED 35 – 39 FAMISHED MISHEARD 52
8 ZLREUACLE CALLER 41 – 45 RECALL ALERCE*, ALLURE*, CELLAE*, CELLAR, CEREAL*, CULLER*, LAUREL* 58
9 SNRIUOTNC UNCTIONS 49 – 45 COUNTS NOCTURNS*, RUCTIONS, UNICORNS* 66
10 75 10 1 5 5 4 → 285 285
(75 − 5) × 4 + 5
59 – 55 285
75 × 4 − 10 − 5


76
TTT PJLACKFA Straw in a panic? How sweet! FLAPJACK
11 VTHEIENPM THEME 59 – 61 THIEVE HEMPEN*, HETMEN*, PIEMEN*, PITMEN*, TEMPEH*, THEINE* 82
12 GTBOEORLE BOOTLEG 66 – 61 GOBLET BLOOTER 89
13 SDWRIAIOD RADIOS 72 – 61 SWORD AROIDS*, DROIDS*, SORDID 95
14 25 3 3 2 6 10 → 764 762
3 × 25 × 10 + 6 × 2
79 – 61 764 ☓

CV: 764 = (3 × 25 + 2) × 10 − 6

105
15 BREEDPADS 79 – 71 BEDSPREAD
(6.75 seconds)
115
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