Episode 3985

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Episode 3985 was broadcast on 5 December 2005, as part of Series 54.

Robin Sutherland played Rosemary Ilsley, with Rosemary Ilsley winning 96 – 91. The Dictionary Corner guest was Richard Digance, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Robin Sutherland Score Rosemary Ilsley Others Max.
1 NSTAOLDUI ASTOUND 7 – 7 DUALIST ANDISOL*, DALTONS*, DOLINAS*, INDULTS*, LADINOS*, LUTINOS*, OUTSAIL, SANDLOT*, SUNDIAL*, UNLOADS* 7
2 MZSEPAIDO IMPOSED 14 – 14 IMPOSED ADIPOSE*, POMADES* 14
3 KRPEANREO RANKER 20 – 14 parker ☓ EARNER*, KARREE*, KARREN*, KRONER*, NEARER*, OPENER*, PANEER*, PERRON*, PORKER*, REAPER*, REOPEN* 20
4 SDTIAEVAE DEVIATES 28 – 22 SEDATIVE 28
5 1 1 5 4 3 100 → 253 253
100 × 5 ÷ (4 ÷ (1 + 1)) + 3
38 – 22


38
TTT PENDREAM What you put on if you are being slightly wet. DAMPENER
6 NITMOAJBE BEMOAN 44 – 28 BEMOAN AMBIENT*, AMNIOTE*, BOATMEN 45
7 LPTIUSWOE PISTOLE 51 – 35 PISTOLE WIPEOUTS* 53
8 ROHIDCAET CHARTED 51 – 53 CHARIOTED 71
9 SGRIEFMAH GRIEFS 57 – 59 GRIMES GARFISH, HEGIRAS*, IMAGERS*, MIRAGES*, MISHEAR*, RAGFISH 78
10 50 6 1 5 1 9 → 658 659
(5 + 6 + 1 + 1) × 50 + 9
64 – 66 657
(9 + 5 − 1) × 50 + 6 + 1

CV: 659 = (5 + 6 + 1 + 1) × 50 + 9
Best: 658 = (50 − 6 ÷ (1 + 1)) × (9 + 5)

88
TTT WORDBORE Had temporary use of a herb. BORROWED
11 LTYEORNET LOTTERY 71 – 73 LOTTERY ROTTENLY 96
12 FGAOCRTES recoats ☓ 71 – 80 FORGETS ESCARGOT, FORECAST* 104
13 CRLOINERA coraline ☓ 71 – 86 LANCER CARRIOLE*, LONICERA 112
14 100 2 8 3 3 9 → 424 424
(100 + 3 + 3) × 8 ÷ 2
81 – 96 424
(100 + 3 + 3) × 8 ÷ 2


122
15 BASINETTO OBSTINATE
(4.25 seconds)
91 – 96 132
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