Episode 4005

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Episode 4005 was broadcast on 10 January 2006, as part of Series 54.

Christine Armstrong played Laura McDonald, with Christine Armstrong winning 86 – 55. The Dictionary Corner guest was Ann Widdecombe, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Christine Armstrong Score Laura McDonald Others Max.
1 NCROEAHIN CORNEA 6 – 6 CORNEA CANNIER, CHORINE, ENCHAIN* 7
2 RSWEAIBDM BRAISED 13 – 6 WADERS ADMIRES, AMBRIES*, BARDIES*, BAWDIER, DARBIES*, MISREAD*, SEABIRD*, SIDEARM*, SIDEBAR*, SWARMED* 14
3 PSMAEOUCS SCAMPS 13 – 14 CAMPUSES 22
4 RPLEIORTK PORTLIER 21 – 14 reptile ☓ 30
5 2 4 10 1 8 3 → 650 650
(8 × 4 × 2 + 1) × 10
31 – 14


40
TTT FREDSLID They steal money from violinists. FIDDLERS
6 BFLNAUESI FIBULAS 38 – 14 binfuls ☓ BASINFUL, BLUEFINS 48
7 TZTDUOAIR RADIO 38 – 21 AUDITOR 55
8 SNDMEAEGQ SEDGE 43 – 21 manges ☓ ENDGAMES 63
9 TNTAEAGLE TANGLE 49 – 21 detangle ☓ ELEGANT, GALETTE*, LAGENAE*, TENTAGE* 70
10 50 3 5 10 2 8 → 143 143
3 × 50 − 5 − 2
59 – 31 143
3 × 50 − 5 − 2


80
TTT NEILJUNE Slice of carrot for Mr. Clary. JULIENNE
11 HRNAEISJT STRAIN 59 – 38 HERNIAS HAIRNETS, THERIANS* 88
12 PDVOEOTRI TRIPOD 59 – 45 PIVOTED DIOPTRE*, OVERTIP*, OVERTOP*, PERIDOT, PROVIDE*, TORPEDO*, TROOPED, TROOPIE* 95
13 MFRAOISDE MISREAD 66 – 45 FRAMED ADMIRES, DEFORMS*, FEDORAS*, FOAMIER*, RADIOES*, RADOMES*, ROADIES, SERFDOM*, SIDEARM 102
14 25 9 5 7 8 9 → 982 982
8 × 5 × 25 − (9 − 7) × 9
76 – 55 982
8 × 5 × 25 − (9 + 9)


112
15 SEMIGRUNT MUSTERING
(3.75 seconds)
86 – 55 122
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