Episode 3994

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Episode 3994 was broadcast on 16 December 2005, as part of Series 54.

Marie Hayden played Ian Pyefinch, with Marie Hayden winning 89 – 86. The Dictionary Corner guest was Clare Balding, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Marie Hayden Score Ian Pyefinch Others Max.
1 NRSAOEALC ORACLES 7 – 7 LOANERS ARSENAL*, CANOERS*, CLONERS*, COALERS*, COARSEN*, CORNEAL, CORNEAS*, CORNELS*, ESCOLAR*, LANCERS, ROSACEA* 7
2 VDTIAOLPE VIOLATED 15 – 7 PLAITED ADOPTIVE*, DOVETAIL*, PETALOID* 15
3 SNRIEASPT STRAINS 15 – 15 PAINTERS PINASTERS 33
4 NLMUAITDU MAUDLIN 22 – 15 ultima ☓ 40
5 50 9 3 6 1 4 → 198 198
50 × 4 − 3 + 1
32 – 25 198
50 × 4 − 3 + 1


50
TTT RODLYNAM Done with dip dip dip, my blue ship. RANDOMLY
6 FNXIAERTH FAINTER 39 – 32 FAINTER HAIRNET*, NARTHEX*, THERIAN* 57
7 SMRAEOGSR GROSSER 46 – 32 morasse ☓ GOSSAMER 65
8 MDWIEIZNF FINED 51 – 37 FIEND MIDWIFE 72
9 SNCEOASTG octanes ☓ 51 – 43 STONES COGNATES, CONGESTS*, CONTESSA 80
10 100 6 5 8 6 10 → 914 914
(100 − 8) × 10 − 6
61 – 53 914
(100 − 8) × 10 − 6


90
TTT MICKSHOE If you're this, you'll want a quick return. HOMESICK
11 TNREOETYH ROTTEN 67 – 59 ROTTEN THEREON, THERETO* 97
12 PTLOEINRJ JOINTER 74 – 66 POINTER JOLTIER*, POLITER*, PROLINE*, PROTEIN, REPOINT*, RETINOL* 104
13 BDLAIODSI SOLID 79 – 66 diablos ☓ LIBIDOS 111
14 100 75 4 9 2 10 → 891 891
9 × 100 − (10 ÷ 2 + 4)
89 – 76 891
(10 + 2) × 75 − 9


121
15 NOFUNDUDE 89 – 86 UNFOUNDED
(2 seconds)
131
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