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Episode 3892

From Countdown

Episode 3892 was broadcast on 22 March 2005, as part of Series 53.

Tanmay Dixit played Isabel Fennemore, with Tanmay Dixit winning 95 – 59. The Dictionary Corner guest was Ken Bruce, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Tanmay Dixit Score Isabel Fennemore Others Max.
1 OEILGWANT TOWING 6 – 6 TANGLE GELATION, LEGATION 8
2 RGDOEOBMU GROOMED 13 – 13 GROOMED BEDROOM, BOREDOM 15
3 RSPMEAOSE SPARES 19 – 13 spermosa ☓ AMPERES*, ASPERSE*, EMPRESS*, PARESES*, REPOSES, SEAMERS, SERAPES* 22
4 HLJOEOMPE HOLE 23 – 17 LOOP PHLOEM*, POMELO 28
5 75 10 7 6 5 1 → 133 133
(7 − 5) × 75 − 10 − 6 − 1
33 – 27 133
75 × (6 − 5 + 1) − 10 − 7


38
TTT ONMYPOOL One parrot takes a trip to Marylebone Station. MONOPOLY
6 FDNTIOAEC ACTION 33 – 34 FACTION ACTIONED, CATENOID* 46
7 RTSMIEUFE FRUITS 33 – 41 MUSTIER EMERITUS, TUMEFIES 54
8 SRXTIAEDO STORIED 40 – 48 SORTIED ASTEROID, EXTRADOS* 62
9 TRTNIAESR RESTRAINT 58 – 48 RETAINS 80
10 75 1 3 4 10 7 → 581 583
(7 + 1) × 75 − 10 − 4 − 3
65 – 48

CV: 581 = (75 + 4 + 1 + 3) × 7

90
TTT HERRACES Always on the lookout for needles and pins. SEARCHER
11 AIAEZPNHN PAIN 69 – 52 HEAP PENNIA*, PINNAE, ZENANA* 96
12 SNTSIEOIY STONES 69 – 59 NOSIEST NOISIEST 104
13 EAESCLNLU LANCES 75 – 59 nucleas ☓ NACELLES*, NUCLEASE* 112
14 50 5 9 8 1 4 → 422 422
50 × 8 + (4 − 1) × 9 − 5
85 – 59 424


122
15 SUSIEDANT SUSTAINED
(23.75 seconds)
95 – 59 132


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