Episode 3995

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Episode 3995 was broadcast on 19 December 2005, as part of Series 54.

Marie Hayden played Paul Johnson, with Marie Hayden winning 109 – 60. The Dictionary Corner guest was Clare Balding, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Marie Hayden Score Paul Johnson Others Max.
1 JMYIAORPS MAYORS 6 – 0 PROMS IMPROS*, MAJORS, MORAYS*, MYOPIA*, PRIMOS*, ROMAJI* 6
2 CRTEAIPDL PLAITED 6 – 8 PARTICLE ARTICLED*, DIPTERAL, LACERTID*, PLICATED*, PRELATIC* 14
3 MDGEIATRZ TRIAGED 13 – 8 IMAGED MIGRATED 22
4 TNSEIRTAP PAINTERS 21 – 16 PAINTERS NITRATES*, PANTRIES*, PATIENTS, PATTERNS*, PERTAINS*, PINASTER*, REPAINTS*, STRAITEN*, TRANSEPT 30
5 50 4 7 2 2 3 → 757 757
(50 + 4) × 7 × 2 + 3 − 2
31 – 16 757 ☓


40
TTT DETRIFLE How the sunlight got into the coffee. FILTERED
6 NHSGEAICL ANGELIC 38 – 23 CHASING CLASHING, CLEANISH*, LEACHING*, LEASHING, SHEALING* 48
7 VRNOIOCSL COLONS 44 – 23 COOLS ORCINOL* 55
8 TFSEUNGES GUSSET 50 – 29 GUESTS FETUSES*, NEGUSES* 62
9 KRSAOEDMP SPARKED 57 – 36 DAMPERS DARKSOME 70
10 50 5 7 1 4 9 → 557 557
(50 + 5) × (9 + 1) + 7
67 – 46 557
(50 + 5) × (9 + 1) + 7


80
TTT MEANTEAR We're all on the menu for this piece. MANEATER
11 TRNIOATNE ANOINTER 75 – 46 NATION INTONATE*, INTRANET*, TENTORIA* 88
12 TDLDAIUSE DILUTES 82 – 53 DILUTED DUALISED 96
13 RXBNOEOTA BARONET 89 – 60 BARONET 103
14 75 10 9 2 6 9 → 945 945
75 × (10 + 2) + 9 × 6 − 9
99 – 60


113
15 HOLYTANGO ANTHOLOGY
(16.5 seconds)
109 – 60 123
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