Episode 4038

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Episode 4038 was broadcast on 17 February 2006, as part of Series 54.

Alexia McCluskey played Matthew Shore, with Matthew Shore winning 109 – 55. The Dictionary Corner guest was Clarissa Dickson-Wright, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Alexia McCluskey Score Matthew Shore Others Max.
1 DZTNEAIDR DRAINED 7 – 7 TRAINED DANDIER*, DETRAIN* 7
2 CTOASOMEH CHASTE 7 – 14 STOMACH COMATOSE 15
3 TPRXAOATW AORTA 12 – 19 APART TOTARA* 21
4 SEFARELKI FLASK 12 – 26 FLAKIER FAKERIES* 29
5 75 1 5 5 10 3 → 456 455
(5 + 1) × 75 + 5
19 – 33 455
(5 + 1) × 75 + 5

CV: 456 = 3 × 10 ÷ 5 × (75 + 1)

39
TTT CITECATS Delighted to throw food at a caravan. ECSTATIC
6 SQEIEAFTE FEATS 24 – 38 FEAST FIESTA 45
7 DPSPOIERS SIPPERS 24 – 46 DISPOSER DROPSIES* 53
8 RAOCMREBS becomes ☓ 24 – 53 CAMBERS BRACEROS* 61
9 DMTPIEANI PAINTED 31 – 60 PAINTED DIAMINE*, INTIMAE*, MEDIANT*, TIMPANI 68
10 75 25 100 50 3 9 → 117 116
100 + 25 − 9
38 – 67 116
100 + 25 − 9

CV: 117 = 75 + 50 − 9 + 100 ÷ 25 − 3

78
TTT LESSCHAT Do these bags belong to American boys? SATCHELS
11 BYDNEAOLT TABLED 38 – 74 BLOATED BALONEY*, BAYONET, NOTABLE, NOTABLY*, TALONED 85
12 LEVANLIRU UNRAVEL 45 – 81 UNRAVEL RAVELIN, UNALIVE* 92
13 SNTSOUARM RANTS 45 – 89 TRANSOMS NOSTRUMS* 100
14 100 7 10 3 9 8 → 293 293
100 × 3 − 7
55 – 99 293
100 × 3 − 7


110
15 GREYMINDE 55 – 109 REMEDYING
(2.5 seconds)
120
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