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Episode 3958

From Countdown

Episode 3958 was broadcast on 30 June 2005, immediately after Episode 3957, and was the second semi-final of Series 53.

John Mayhew played Jon O'Neill, with John Mayhew winning 89 – 88. The Dictionary Corner guest was Philip Franks, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection John Mayhew Score Jon O'Neill Others Max.
1 SZDTIEUNT STUDENT 7 – 7 UNSIZED DENTIST, STINTED*, STUNTED* 7
2 CYFTNEAOS FANCY 12 – 12 CONES OCTANES* 14
3 MNSAOUDTA AMOUNTS 19 – 19 AMOUNTS ASTOUND*, DUSTMAN, MANTUAS*, OSMUNDA*, OUTMANS* 21
4 RJSNEIUDM INJURES 26 – 26 INSURED INJURED, MINDERS*, REMINDS* 28
5 4 3 2 9 10 25 → 859 859
(10 × 3 + 4) × 25 + 9
36 – 36 859
(10 × 3 + 4) × 25 + 9


38
TTT VENUSHAN Bristly, like a new block of Parmesan. UNSHAVEN
6 PRNDLEAOF LEOPARD 43 – 43 PROFANE FORELAND, PROFANED* 46
7 RDSAIERTR STARRIER 51 – 51 STARRIER TARRIERS 54
8 PLRXOIABG PARBOIL 58 – 58 PARBOIL BIPOLAR 61
9 KLSPIEABL LIABLE 58 – 65 LIKABLE PLIABLE*, SKIABLE* 68
10 4 7 25 50 75 100 → 860 870 58 – 72 859
(50 + 75) × 7 − 4 × 100 ÷ 25


75
TTT PONDSEAT You can write on these with pens or keys. NOTEPADS
11 SNHNOIERQ INSHORE 65 – 72 hornies ☓ 82
12 VTMCAOARO CAVORT 71 – 78 CAVORT MARCATO 89
13 TMHEOEGRS THEOREMS 79 – 78 MOTHERS 97
14 7 6 6 5 4 100 → 245 245
(100 ÷ (6 − 4) − 7 + 6) × 5
89 – 88 245
(100 ÷ (6 − 4) − 7 + 6) × 5


107
15 EROGENICC 89 – 88 CONCIERGE 117


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