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Episode 3891

From Countdown

Episode 3891 was broadcast on 21 March 2005, as part of Series 53.

Sue Drinkwater played Tanmay Dixit, with Tanmay Dixit winning 85 – 71. The Dictionary Corner guest was Ken Bruce, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Sue Drinkwater Score Tanmay Dixit Others Max.
1 IOEMSRSGR ORGIES 6 – 0 morse ☓ GROSSER*, ISOMERS, MOSSIER 7
2 CXLIEONDT LEXICON 13 – 0 CLIENT CTENOID*, DEONTIC*, EXCITON*, LECTION*, LENTOID*, NOTICED 14
3 AIORDTFVE FARTED 19 – 6 FARTED DEVIATOR 22
4 NWSOIETGN NESTING 26 – 13 TOWNIES INTONES, NEWTONS*, SNOWING*, STEWING, STONING*, STOWING*, TENSING*, TENSION*, TIGNONS*, TWINGES*, WESTING*, WIGEONS*, WONTING* 29
5 50 4 3 8 4 9 → 950 950 ☓ 26 – 23 950
(8 × 3 − 9 + 4) × 50


39
TTT RAINHARD There's only room for one on this show! HARRIDAN
6 SPLROAOEB PAROLES 33 – 30 LOOPERS BLOOPERS 47
7 IEADCDTKI TICKED 39 – 36 TICKED ADDICT, CADDIE, DACITE*, DICKED*, KIDDIE*, TACKED*, TACKIE*, TIDIED* 53
8 EUEMRHOMS REHOUSE 46 – 36 HOMERS HUMMERS, REHOMES 60
9 EAUNRTPDE PARENTED 54 – 44 PARENTED DENATURE*, DEPURATE* 68
10 25 50 8 10 10 7 → 829 54 – 51 827
(10 + 7) × 50 − 25 + 10 − 8

CV: 830 = (25 + 50 + 8) × 10
Best: 829 = (25 × 50 ÷ 10 − 8) × 7 + 10

78
TTT GRIPLOAD This son decides to shine at the end. PRODIGAL
11 AIASNFSNE fains ☓ 54 – 58 FANNIES 85
12 QLOETRANS STOLEN 54 – 65 LOANERS ANTLERS, ETALONS*, RENTALS*, SALTERN*, SANTERO*, SENATOR, STERNAL*, TREASON 92
13 EOUJSHPGC POUCHES 61 – 65 HOUSE 99
14 25 1 6 2 5 4 → 513 513
25 × 4 × 5 + 6 × 2 + 1
71 – 75 513
5 × 4 × 25 + 6 × 2 + 1


109
15 SNOGCOLIN 71 – 85 CONSOLING
(6.75 seconds)
119


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