Episode S20

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Episode S20 was a special episode broadcast on 30 August 2004.

The contestants were 15-year-olds Lucy Guile and James Robinson, with James Robinson winning 76 – 66. The Dictionary Corner guest was Bob Bevan, and the lexicographer was Alison Heard.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Lucy Guile Score James Robinson Others Max.
1 RTSAOAACV ACTORS 0 – 7 CAVORTS AVATARS*, CRAVATS*, OSTRACA* 7
2 LLEAEHSNM LEASH 0 – 13 ENAMEL ENAMELS, MALLEES* 14
3 TRCPOEEXG EXPORT 6 – 19 EXPECT CORTEGE, EXCERPT*, PROTEGE 21
4 TWRSIAECF FAIREST 13 – 19 SCREW CRISTAE*, FIACRES*, FRETSAW*, RACIEST*, SWIFTER*, WAITERS, WARIEST* 28
5 100 25 5 1 4 7 → 385 386 ☓ 13 – 26 386
4 × 100 − 25 + 7 + 5 − 1

CV: 385 = (100 − 25 + 7 − 5) × (4 + 1)

38
TTT OLDPACK Keeps the writing paper safe. PADLOCK
6 AIAMPBTEN BEAT 13 – 33 ANIMATE IMPANATE* 46
7 TDPOUEFSA SPOUTED 20 – 40 SPOUTED OUTSPED, UPDATES* 53
8 SPLDKIEOL SPILLED 27 – 47 SKILLED DESKILL*, DESPOIL, DIPOLES*, DOLLIES, KELOIDS*, POLLIES*, SPOILED 60
9 REUIGMSBS IMBUES 27 – 54 BRUISES BURGESS*, GIBUSES*, GUISERS*, IMBRUES*, MISUSER*, SIMURGS*, SURMISE 67
10 9 6 4 1 9 1 → 771 27 – 59 779
(9 + 4) × 6 × (9 + 1) − 1

CV: 770 = ((9 + 4) × 6 − 1) × (9 + 1)

74
TTT DRYTOES An ounce of Lynam could wreck everything. DESTROY
11 DTRNOAIHM ADROIT 33 – 59 TRAIN DORMANT, MORDANT* 81
12 ZEODRECDL COLDER 39 – 59 CODE CODDLER, DECODER, RECODED* 88
13 NRYTUOIEN TOURNEY 46 – 66 ROUTINE NEUTRINO* 96
14 100 75 9 2 3 5 → 667 667
75 × 9 − 5 − 3
56 – 76 667
75 × 9 − 5 − 3


106
15 LEEDSTURF FLUSTERED
(3.75 seconds)
66 – 76 116


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