Episode 4030

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Episode 4030 was broadcast on 8 February 2006, as part of Series 54.

Paul Howe played Alison Campbell, with Paul Howe winning 93 – 56. The Dictionary Corner guest was Richard Digance, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Paul Howe Score Alison Campbell Others Max.
1 DSRDEOEPA SPARED 0 – 18 DESPERADO 18
2 CSNLEAEZT CLEANSE 7 – 18 TEAZEL CLEANEST 26
3 SNFRIAEMG SMEARING 15 – 18 ERASING 34
4 QKSAITRON RATIONS 22 – 25 RATIONS KIRTANS*, QINTARS, TROIKAS 41
5 100 4 3 6 3 6 → 116 116
100 + 6 + 4 + 3 + 3
32 – 35 116
100 + 6 + 6 + 4


51
TTT STEPTIME These vessels make the most noise. EMPTIEST
6 MTDEORCIE MORTICED 40 – 43 METEORIC ECTODERM*, MEDIOCRE 59
7 AEODFSHBD DASHED 46 – 43 BASED ABODED*, ABODES*, ADOBES*, BASHED, FASHED, SHADED 65
8 TRLIAIPNA PARTIAL 53 – 43 PLAINT PATRIAL*, PINTAIL, PLANTAR*, TILAPIA* 72
9 SLCTOEASE CLOSETS 60 – 50 LACTOSE ALECOSTS, CELESTAS* 80
10 25 9 8 6 5 7 → 638 636 ☓ 60 – 50

CV: 639 Best: 638 = (9 × 8 + 25 − 5) × 7 − 6

90
TTT RIPSEATS Danish, but almost Cornish. PASTRIES
11 RTGNOUOTA GROTTO 66 – 50 GROUT NOTATOR* 97
12 VSPREUETJ PURSE 66 – 56 VESPER REPUTES, VESTURE* 104
13 MRNXOAELI MINERAL 73 – 56 mariner ☓ AILERON*, ALIENOR*, ALMONER*, LOAMIER*, MANLIER*, MARLINE*, MORAINE, RAILMEN, RELAXIN*, ROMAINE 111
14 100 10 9 10 4 3 → 372 372
(100 + 10 + 10 + 4) × 3
83 – 56


121
15 ANOTRIVIA VARIATION
(7.5 seconds)
93 – 56 131
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