Episode 3939

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Episode 3939 was broadcast on 3 June 2005, as part of Series 53.

Richard Heald played Michael Chidwick, with Richard Heald winning 115 – 36. The Dictionary Corner guest was Peter Baldwin, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Richard Heald Score Michael Chidwick Others Max.
1 TSGUAENOR OUTRANGES 18 – 0 TONGUES 18
2 IGMEUBRHA IMAGER 24 – 0 BREAM GAMBIER, UMBRAGE 25
3 WNOEALDXI WAILED 30 – 0 WAXED DIOXANE 32
4 SPLOAECYS PLACES 30 – 7 CALYPSO CALYPSOS 40
5 50 75 100 4 2 8 → 175 175
100 + 75
40 – 17 175
100 + 75


50
TTT HELENLIP If you get through, you have problems. HELPLINE
6 LNTIEUFNI FUNNEL 46 – 23 FUTILE INFLUENT 58
7 SPTJEIARD TRAIPSED 54 – 23 PARTIES 66
8 FMRUIETDN RUDIMENT 62 – 23 UNTRIED 74
9 OISZERTCB BISTRO 68 – 29 COSIER BISECTOR 82
10 75 2 10 1 8 7 → 491 490
(75 − 10 ÷ 2) × 7
75 – 29 486

CV: 491 = (75 − 10 ÷ 2) × 7 + 1

92
TTT DEECHIRP You might need Inspector Morse to do this. DECIPHER
11 RPLAEOCHS POACHERS 83 – 29 SCHOLAR CHORALES, PARCLOSE* 100
12 MDSEAILPG GLIMPSED 91 – 29 PEDALS IMPLEADS*, SIDELAMP* 108
13 TKROEANTD NOTATED 98 – 29 TANKER ATTORNED 116
14 25 10 2 7 7 5 → 456 457
(25 + 2) × (10 + 7) − (7 − 5)
105 – 36 457
(2 × 25 − 5) × 10 + 7

CV: 456 = 25 × 10 × 2 − 7 × 7 + 5

126
15 GREATBINT BATTERING
(2.25 seconds)
115 – 36 136
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