Episode 3940

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Episode 3940 was broadcast on 6 June 2005, as part of Series 53.

Richard Heald played Anne Hardy, with Richard Heald winning 93 – 58. The Dictionary Corner guest was Peter Baldwin, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Richard Heald Score Anne Hardy Others Max.
1 RSGNEAOGM MOANERS 7 – 7 ORANGES MEGARONS* 8
2 REIAHBSLR HARRIES 14 – 7 rerails ☓ BAILERS*, BARRELS*, BEARISH*, BRASHER, HAILERS*, HALIERS*, HERBALS*, HIRABLE*, LABRISH*, RAILERS*, SHALIER* 15
3 UEGLMDISP GLIMPSED 22 – 7 DIMPLES 23
4 TNOEOKTRA TANKER 28 – 13 TANKER KNOTTER, NOTATOR* 30
5 6 8 9 4 10 4 → 577 578
(9 × 6 + 4) × 10 − 8 ÷ 4
35 – 13 592

CV: 576 = (9 × 6 + 4) × 10 − 4

37
TTT ERINRIOT It's definitely an inside job. INTERIOR
6 DCEIELYPA DEEPLY 41 – 19 PEALED PEDICEL, PEDICLE 44
7 SBEOZSEIC COSIES 47 – 25 SEIZES BOSIES*, COSSIE*, ZEBECS* 50
8 TRCSOAOHI CHAIRS 53 – 25 chorist ☓ ACTORISH, CHARIOTS, HARICOTS 58
9 PEARJPOTS STOPPER 60 – 32 STOPPER APPORTS*, ESPARTO*, POPSTER*, PROTEAS*, SEAPORT*, TAPPERS, TOPPERS 65
10 75 3 5 8 2 2 → 572 572
(75 − 3) × 8 − 2 − 2
70 – 32 573


75
TTT SLOWSLAW Has a drink with a couple of birds. SWALLOWS
11 EADTDFORN FRONTED 77 – 32 FODDER ADORNED, DONATED, DRAFTED*, FRONDED*, TRODDEN* 82
12 MDWIUELNI MILDEW 83 – 32 WIDEN MIDLINE* 89
13 QNTROUEAV overneat ☓ 83 – 38 QUAVER EQUATOR*, QUORATE, VAQUERO*, VAUNTER* 96
14 50 10 3 3 1 9 → 141 141
50 × 3 − 9
93 – 48 141
50 × 3 − 9


106
15 DETONNATA detonated ☓
(4.25 seconds)
93 – 58 ANNOTATED
(14.25 seconds)
116
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