Episode 3926

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Episode 3926 was broadcast on 12 May 2005, as part of Series 53.

Caroline Ambrose played John Brackstone, with John Brackstone winning 115 – 73. The Dictionary Corner guest was Esther Rantzen, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Caroline Ambrose Score John Brackstone Others Max.
1 EOESDBPWT DEPOSE 0 – 8 BESTOWED 8
2 DRGOEINHO IGNORED 7 – 15 HOODING RODEOING 16
3 EIOSTMRDA AMORTISED 25 – 33 MEDIATORS 34
4 QGCOIUTNR COURTING 33 – 41 COURTING TORQUING* 42
5 50 7 3 4 1 9 → 121 120 33 – 51 121
3 × 50 − 4 × 7 − 1


52
TTT CRYUNITS SCRUTINY
6 LSFIOENSR flosser ☓ 33 – 58 LIONESS FLOSSIER 60
7 AIETXPLST pilates ☓ 33 – 58 pilates ☓ PATTIES, PLATIES*, SPITTLE, TALIPES* 67
8 RNVAEUHMS MAUVES 39 – 64 HAVENS MANURES, SURNAME 74
9 EAERCPMBN prename ☓ 39 – 71 EMBRACE CARBENE*, MENACER*, PACEMEN 81
10 100 3 2 7 5 8 → 610 610
(8 − 2) × 100 + 3 + 7
49 – 81 610
2 × 3 × 100 + 7 − 5 + 8


91
TTT MERESWAN MENSWEAR
11 AEALMYSDP PEDALS 49 – 88 SAMPLED AMYLASE*, SPLAYED 98
12 LKTOAIGNN TALKING 56 – 88 TALON ANKLING*, ANTILOG, ATONING*, LOANING*, TANKING, TONKING* 105
13 EUODSTRDC COURTED 63 – 95 SCOUTED COURSED*, CROUTES*, CRUDEST*, CRUSTED*, DEDUCTS*, DETOURS*, DOUREST, ROUSTED*, SCOURED*, SCOUTER*, SOURCED* 112
14 50 1 2 6 5 2 → 211 211
(6 − 2) × 50 + 5 × 2 + 1
73 – 105 211
2 × 2 × 50 + 6 + 5


122
15 ORPENNIES 73 – 115 PENSIONER
(6.25 seconds)
132
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