Episode 3962

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Episode 3962 was broadcast on 2 November 2005, as part of Series 54.

Colin Wreford played Arthur Mactier, with Arthur Mactier winning 86 – 66. The Dictionary Corner guest was Martin Jarvis, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Colin Wreford Score Arthur Mactier Others Max.
1 FMROAILNU unfrail ☓ 0 – 8 INFORMAL FORMALIN* 8
2 PDRIEICNK PRICKED 7 – 8 PINKER DICKIER*, DINKIER*, PICKIER, PINKIER*, PRINKED 15
3 RZBEIANTP PAINTER 14 – 8 bittern ☓ BAPTIZE*, PERTAIN, REPAINT* 22
4 GMNEAILTN MEANING 14 – 26 LAMENTING ALIGNMENT 40
5 3 10 4 9 1 8 → 291 291
9 × 8 × 4 + 3
24 – 36 291
9 × 3 + 8 ÷ 4 × 10 + 1


50
TTT HISPARTS To get this, use a little enterprise. STARSHIP
6 LWDAUETLY LATELY 30 – 42 LATELY ADULTLY 57
7 TMBSOEIHS HOMIEST 37 – 42 TOMBS BOTHIES, MITOSES*, SOMITES* 64
8 GXDOEASTC costage ☓ 37 – 49 COASTED DOTAGES* 71
9 NDTROEOVT ROOTED 43 – 55 ROOTED DOTTER*, OVERDO, RODENT, ROTTED*, ROTTEN*, TOOTED, TOOTER*, TORTEN*, VENDOR* 77
10 75 5 7 10 3 9 → 795 794 43 – 65 795
75 × 10 + 9 × 5


87
TTT DANSCAVE A few steps forward from next month's wages. ADVANCES
11 SGRQEOEDT STODGE 49 – 71 STORED OERSTED*, TEREDOS*, TODGERS 94
12 SJCAIEPRT PACIEST 56 – 78 TRAIPSE CRISPATE*, PICRATES, PRACTISE 102
13 FSRAEONSI 56 – 86 FAIRNESS SANSERIF*, SENSORIA* 110
14 25 5 8 9 3 3 → 691 691
9 × 3 × 25 + (5 − 3) × 8
66 – 86 683


120
15 GINGERIAN 66 – 86 REGAINING 130
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