Episode 3965

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Episode 3965 was broadcast on 7 November 2005, as part of Series 54.

Maureen Sye played Ian Thomson, with Maureen Sye winning 84 – 55. The Dictionary Corner guest was Keith Barron, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Maureen Sye Score Ian Thomson Others Max.
1 STBFOEUPE OBTUSE 6 – 0 TUBES TOUPEES 7
2 TNZRIOIJE JOINTER 13 – 0 INTER IONIZER*, IRONIZE 14
3 XTDROAEMO ROOMED 19 – 6 DREAMT MODERATO 22
4 SLIKFAIDU FAILS 24 – 6 SILK ADUKIS*, FLUIDS, SALUKI* 28
5 50 4 5 1 10 10 → 721 716 24 – 13 720
(5 × 4 + 1 + 50) × 10 + 10

CV: 721 = (10 + 5) × (50 − 1) − 10 − 4

38
TTT RUBSBOON Biscuits and whisky in New Orleans? BOURBONS
6 GPNIECSAG ESCAPING 32 – 13 CEASING 46
7 HBTLIEANE belate ☓ 32 – 18 BLEAT BENEATH*, BETAINE*, TENABLE 53
8 USNMOERNP MOUSER 38 – 24 MOURNS UNPERSON* 61
9 RNSLAEIVO AVERSION 46 – 32 AVERSION VERSIONAL 79
10 7 6 8 2 100 50 → 249 249
100 × 2 + 50 − 7 + 6
56 – 32 248


89
TTT BINCANAL Whatever you do, don't invite him to dinner! CANNIBAL
11 THMSAOETO TOMATOES 64 – 32 SMOOTH 97
12 RNSEOIMRD REMINDS 71 – 39 REMINDS DORMERS*, IRONERS*, MERINOS*, MINDERS, MINORED*, MODERNS*, NIMRODS*, ROSINED* 104
13 PTDTEIEAC PATTED 77 – 45 DEPICT DICTATE* 111
14 75 5 8 5 10 9 → 478 473
75 × 5 + 10 × 9 + 8
84 – 45

CV: 479 = 75 × 5 + 10 × 9 + 8 + 5
Best: 478 = (75 + 10 + 9) × 5 + 8

121
15 SAUCYPERM 84 – 55 SUPREMACY
(5 seconds)
131
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