Episode 3961

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Episode 3961 was broadcast on 1 November 2005, as part of Series 54.

Colin Wreford played Kelvin Taylor, with Colin Wreford winning 72 – 57. The Dictionary Corner guest was Martin Jarvis, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Colin Wreford Score Kelvin Taylor Others Max.
1 GTVEUERSA vestage ☓ 0 – 6 AVERTS AUSTERE, GESTURE, GRAVEST, GREAVES*, RESTAGE*, SEVRUGA*, VAGUEST, VESTURE* 7
2 RCJOEATEP OPERATE 7 – 6 ACTOR EJECTOR, PROJECT 14
3 DTSAEITNC CANDIES 14 – 13 DENTIST DICTATES*, DISTANCE, INSTATED* 22
4 RSFOENOSE SOONER 20 – 19 SOONER SENORES* 29
5 7 3 2 9 4 1 → 412 416
3 × 2 × (9 + 1) × 7 − 4
27 – 19

CV: 412 = ((9 + 1) × 3 × 7 − 4) × 2

39
TTT RESTFEED FESTERED
6 TUYIMEBIL TIMELY 33 – 19 BLIMEY*, MILIEU*, MUTELY*, TUMBLE, UBIETY 45
7 SRMAIAHDE ASHAMED 40 – 19 MASHED AIRHEADS, MISHEARD 53
8 IOEOSRDTQ SOOTIER 47 – 19 SORTED EDITORS*, ODORISE*, OSTEOID*, ROOSTED*, SORTIED*, STEROID*, STORIED*, TOROIDS*, TRIODES* 60
9 SHSEIAGDX HISSED 53 – 25 GASHED GEISHAS 67
10 50 25 10 8 4 3 → 851 850
(10 + 3 + 4) × 50
60 – 32 850
(10 + 3 + 4) × 50

CV: 850 Best: 851 = (50 − 10 − 3) × (25 − 8 ÷ 4)

77
TTT SINQUOTE QUESTION
11 NMLEUOGTI EMOTING 60 – 40 MOULTING 85
12 ADNITWOAL TIDAL 65 – 40 ANODAL*, ATONAL*, DALTON*, DOLINA*, LADINO* 91
13 RLSPIOENO SPOILER 72 – 47 SPOONER POISONER, POLONIES, SPOONIER* 99
14 75 25 6 10 8 6 → 763 762 72 – 57 763
75 × 10 + 25 − 6 − 6


109
15 NIGHTROBE 72 – 57 BOTHERING 119
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