Episode 3979

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Episode 3979 was broadcast on 25 November 2005, as part of Series 54.

Conor Travers played Geoff Alderman, with Conor Travers winning 99 – 58. The Dictionary Corner guest was Jan Ravens, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Conor Travers Score Geoff Alderman Others Max.
1 SLHEIOSNU HOLINESS 8 – 0 HEINOUS ELUSIONS* 8
2 CRIEDOTGN DOCTRINE 16 – 0 CORDING CENTROID*, GERONTIC*, RECODING 16
3 SGLAOEPTS PELOTAS 23 – 7 TOPLESS APOSTLES 24
4 MSIOUKWSI SWIMS 28 – 12 SOUKS KOUMISS 31
5 75 7 6 8 9 3 → 735 735
(7 + 3) × 75 − 6 − 9
38 – 12


41
TTT THUDRAGS Hand poured beers by an open door. DRAUGHTS
6 FTRAEMLOR RELATOR 45 – 19 FORMATE REFORMAT 49
7 DTNEOERFJ FRONTED 52 – 19 DENOTE OFTENER 56
8 NDTYUEARB NATURED 59 – 19 TUNDRA TURBANED 64
9 DCXOAEPTL POLECAT 66 – 19 COAXED LOCATED, TADPOLE 71
10 100 25 5 9 6 2 → 728 730 66 – 29 728
100 × (5 + 2) + 25 + 9 − 6


81
TTT PIPGRIND Soaking wet like Lizzy, perhaps? DRIPPING
11 MDRUIOTRI ROUT 66 – 35 TORRID OIDIUM* 87
12 BMNEOEPST STOMP 71 – 40 NOTES BONESET*, ENTOMBS*, METOPES, PENTOSE*, POSTMEN, TEMENOS*, TONEMES* 94
13 NLGOEACSR CONGEALS 79 – 48 CONGEALS CLANGERS* 102
14 100 25 9 10 5 8 → 502 502
5 × 100 + 10 − 8
89 – 58 502
5 × 100 + 10 − 8


112
15 MONOGRAIN MAROONING
(5 seconds)
99 – 58 122
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