Episode 3948

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Episode 3948 was broadcast on 16 June 2005, as part of Series 53.

Rod Barry played Joe Penn, with Rod Barry winning 90 – 52. The Dictionary Corner guest was Bob Bevan, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Rod Barry Score Joe Penn Others Max.
1 TSLEAESNG teasles ☓ 0 – 7 GENTLES LATENESS 8
2 ZHNTOIERC hinter ☓ 0 – 7 hinter ☓ NOTCHIER 16
3 DRSAEILPT plaiters ☓ 0 – 14 PLATERS DIPTERAL, LARDIEST*, PILASTER, PREDIALS*, TRAIPSED 24
4 QTDBAIGEN DEBATING 8 – 22 DEBATING 32
5 100 2 9 5 3 10 → 524 524
5 × 100 + 10 + 9 + 3 + 2
18 – 22 525


42
TTT RUBSATOE SABOTEUR
6 SMXLUEARG MAULERS 25 – 22 GLARES 49
7 LDHEOESPT DEPOSE 31 – 28 DEPOSE PESTLED 56
8 DMFPIUEAM MAIMED 37 – 28 FUMED MEDIUM 62
9 YPCOIERSR COPIERS 44 – 35 COPIERS CORRIES, CRISPER*, CROSIER*, PRICERS*, PROSIER*, SCORPER*, SORCERY 69
10 50 1 9 3 3 1 → 706 701
(9 + 3 + 3 − 1) × 50 + 1
51 – 35 704 ☓

CV: 707 Best: 707 = (50 + 9) × (3 + 1) × 3 − 1

76
TTT RANMUSIC CRANIUMS
11 VCTIAIRNS CAIRNS 57 – 35 craints ☓ SATIRIC 83
12 NFTWOEODT WOODEN 63 – 35 wetted ☓ FOOTED, TOOTED*, WONTED*, WOOFED 89
13 MJNEAORSI MOANERS 70 – 42 MOANERS MORAINES, ROMAINES, ROMANISE* 97
14 25 4 6 1 3 6 → 475 475
(4 + 6 + 3 + 6) × 25
80 – 52 475
(6 × 3 + 1) × 25


107
15 RATCORTEX EXTRACTOR
(22.25 seconds)
90 – 52 117
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