Episode 3945

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Episode 3945 was broadcast on 13 June 2005, as part of Series 53.

Richard Heald played Paul Lyne, with Richard Heald winning 96 – 84. The Dictionary Corner guest was Barry Norman, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Richard Heald Score Paul Lyne Others Max.
1 ISMTEPRIN MISPRINT 8 – 0 PRIEST IMPRINTS, INTERIMS*, MINISTER, PRISTINE* 8
2 CGSLEAIWR GLACIERS 16 – 0 WAILERS 16
3 SDCOEBTOL BOOSTED 23 – 7 COOLEST BOLDEST*, COLDEST*, OCELOTS*, SCOOTED, STOOLED* 23
4 JFGUIOTPI POUT 27 – 11 POUT GIFT*, GOUT, POUF*, POUI*, TIPI*, TOFU*, TOPI 27
5 75 1 1 8 5 3 → 777 775
(75 + 3) × (8 + 1 + 1) − 5
34 – 11 765

Best: 776 = ((75 + 1) × 5 + 8) × (3 − 1)

34
TTT ROYALEGG It's ugly and it's in the gutter. GARGOYLE
6 DSAITRSON ARSONIST 42 – 19 ARSONIST ASTROIDS, INTRADOS 42
7 FNBAEIRMT FIREMAN 49 – 26 RAIMENT AMBIENT*, FAINTER, MERANTI*, MINARET* 49
8 RNEARLEHL LEARNER 56 – 33 LEARNER RELEARN 56
9 AINYSDEPS PASSED 56 – 40 SYNAPSE SYNAPSID* 64
10 75 1 2 6 8 3 → 825 825
(8 + 3) × 75
66 – 50 825
(8 + 3) × 75


74
TTT HERBRENT Big brother, little brother. BRETHREN
11 MPIONTKEQ PIMENTO 73 – 57 PIMENTO 81
12 DMXAIASET MISTED 79 – 57 EXAMS DIASTEMA* 89
13 URDTOECVH VOUCHER 86 – 64 VOUCHER COURTED, COUTHER*, COUVERT*, CUTOVER, RETOUCH*, TORCHED, TOUCHED*, TOUCHER*, VOUCHED 96
14 100 9 7 8 10 6 → 291 291
(10 − 7) × 100 − 9
96 – 74 291
(9 − 6) × 100 − (10 − (8 − 7))


106
15 NANOTONCS 96 – 84 CONSONANT
(2.5 seconds)
116


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