Episode 4008

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Episode 4008 was broadcast on 13 January 2006, as part of Series 54.

Mark Blackwell played Ray Waddington, with Ray Waddington winning 83 – 59. The Dictionary Corner guest was Ann Widdecombe, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Mark Blackwell Score Ray Waddington Others Max.
1 RUPIHAETR TAPER 0 – 6 PIRATE HURTIER*, RAPTURE, URETHRA* 7
2 DGNIOAROG GOADING 7 – 13 GOADING RIGADOON 15
3 BELATELYQ LATELY 13 – 19 LATELY EYEBALL 22
4 NTLAUIROS STRAIN 13 – 26 RATIONS INSULATOR 40
5 100 3 7 7 4 4 → 270 271 ☓ 13 – 33 272
100 × 3 − 7 × 4

CV: 270 = (100 − (7 + 7 − 4)) × 3

50
TTT ITCLOSES Twice a year, it's the long and the short of it. SOLSTICE
6 FXDEOIALT TAXIED 13 – 40 FLOATED FOLIATED 58
7 CENADEGSN DANCES 19 – 46 DANCES ENCAGED, ENCAGES*, ENCASED*, ENNEADS*, SCANNED 65
8 TSTOUOMEP stopout ☓ 19 – 52 UPMOST MOTTOES*, OUTMOST*, OUTPOST, OUTSTEP, TOPMOST*, TOUPETS* 72
9 DINEZACNR RANCID 19 – 59 CANNIER CRANNIED, RENDZINA* 80
10 50 1 9 5 10 10 → 375 19 – 66 380
(9 − 1) × 50 − 10 − 10

CV: 375 = (9 − 1) × 50 − 10 − 10 − 5

90
TTT BULLMARE The scourge of a tall man on a wet day. UMBRELLA
11 SEFIDERSN FRIENDS 26 – 73 DEFINES DEFINERS, DIRENESS*, FINESSED*, RIFENESS* 98
12 PSNAEAWIL SPANIEL 33 – 73 ALPINE ALPINES, INWALES*, PINEALS* 105
13 KESITEMSJ KISMET 39 – 73 KITES TIMESES* 111
14 50 5 4 1 4 6 → 694 694
(6 + 4 + 4) × 50 − (5 + 1)
49 – 83 694
(6 + 4 + 4) × 50 − (5 + 1)


121
15 GOBIHARPY BIOGRAPHY
(5 seconds)
59 – 83 131
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