Episode 3993

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Episode 3993 was broadcast on 15 December 2005, as part of Series 54.

Marie Hayden played Lilian Blyth, with Marie Hayden winning 98 – 82. The Dictionary Corner guest was Clare Balding, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Marie Hayden Score Lilian Blyth Others Max.
1 TNROEUPTD POUNDER 7 – 0 POUTED PORTEND, PORTENT, PRUDENT, TUTORED*, UNROPED*, UPTREND* 7
2 NAERDTUQR QUARTER 14 – 7 QUARTER QUARTERN* 15
3 NWFEAIBCD FACED 19 – 12 CABIN CABINED, FANCIED 22
4 AFNEIYHLT FAINTLY 26 – 19 INFLATE HEFTILY*, HYALINE, HYALITE* 29
5 100 3 8 1 7 2 → 598 598
(7 − 1) × 100 − 2
36 – 29 598
(7 − 1) × 100 − 2


39
TTT BOATLUCK BLACKOUT
6 OIECMXPSA SCAMPI 42 – 35 SCAMPI AMICES*, APICES*, AXIOMS, CAMEOS*, CAMPOS, COAXES, COPIES*, IMPOSE, MOSAIC, POMACE*, SCOPAE* 46
7 LJTNOEISL lonliest ☓ 42 – 41 JOINTS JOLLIEST 54
8 AOASRGBIN BARGAINS 50 – 41 SOARING ABRASION* 62
9 SPCAOEPDI COPIES 56 – 47 SPACED ADIPOSE*, APPOSED, DOPPIES* 69
10 50 2 9 1 10 4 → 291 291
(4 − 1) × 2 × 50 − 9
66 – 57 291
(4 + 2) × 50 − 9


79
TTT LIGBENCH BELCHING
11 LTROAEDRL LEOTARD 73 – 57 alloted ☓ DELATOR*, DROLLER*, REALLOT*, REALTOR*, RELATOR*, TROLLED*, TROLLER* 86
12 SRSIOTNIV VISITORS 81 – 65 VISITORS IRONISTS 94
13 RDNEAEIZS SARDINE 88 – 72 SANDIER ARSENIDE*, NEARSIDE 102
14 50 2 9 5 6 8 → 369 367 88 – 82 369
6 × 50 + 8 × 9 − (5 − 2)


112
15 NAGITCHED DETACHING
(2.5 seconds)
98 – 82 122
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