Episode 4001

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Episode 4001 was broadcast on 5 January 2006, as part of Series 54.

Christine Armstrong played Mark House, with Christine Armstrong winning 92 – 60. The Dictionary Corner guest was Nicholas Owen, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Christine Armstrong Score Mark House Others Max.
1 ABTRIOYVI BRAVO 5 – 5 ABORT VIBRATO 7
2 SAPNITEHP HAPPIEST 13 – 13 HAPPIEST EPITAPHS*, NAPPIEST, THESPIAN 15
3 NFRIUATSE FUSTIER 20 – 20 STAINER UNFAIREST 33
4 HODERWURI WORRIED 27 – 27 HURRIED DHURRIE*, ROWDIER, WHIRRED*, WORDIER* 40
5 9 5 4 6 8 2 → 757 758
((6 + 4) × 9 + 5) × 8 − 2
34 – 27

Best: 756 = (2 × 5 × 8 + 4) × 9

47
TTT COLAFOPS FOOLSCAP
6 SONTENAZL STOLEN 40 – 33 SONNET ETALONS, TENZONS*, ZEALOTS 54
7 GMNEIORLA MALINGER 48 – 33 moanier ☓ GERANIOL*, GERMINAL, MALIGNER*, REGIONAL 62
8 CSEUMRAIT MASTER 54 – 39 CRUISE CERASTIUM 80
9 SQBAOEFTN SOFTEN 60 – 45 FASTEN ABSENT, ATONES*, BATONS, BEANOS*, BENTOS* 86
10 25 2 7 5 9 9 → 939 938
(5 × 25 + 9) × 7
67 – 45 932

CV: 939 = (9 × 5 − 7) × 25 − 9 − 2

96
TTT NETSCENE SENTENCE
11 PRSAIODTE PRAISED 67 – 53 TRAIPSED ADOPTERS*, ASTEROID*, DIASPORE*, DIOPTASE*, DIOPTRES*, PARODIES, PARODIST, PAROTIDS*, PASTORED*, PASTORIE*, READOPTS*, RIPOSTED*, SEPTORIA* 104
12 DALDIEXRS LADDERS 74 – 60 LADDERS DERAILS, DREIDLS*, LADDIES*, RADDLES*, REDIALS*, RIDDLES*, SADDLER* 111
13 MDRUEONAS MAUNDERS 82 – 60 AROUSED ENAMOURS*, NEUROMAS*, RANSOMED*, SURNAMED* 119
14 75 9 2 4 10 3 → 629 629
(4 × 75 + 10) × 2 + 9
92 – 60 627


129
15 SELFTUNER 92 – 60 RESENTFUL 139
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