Episode 4042

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Episode 4042 was broadcast on 22 February 2006, as part of Series 54.

Matthew Shore played David McDougall, with Matthew Shore winning 103 – 59. The Dictionary Corner guest was Tom O'Connor, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Matthew Shore Score David McDougall Others Max.
1 SFXEUEDST EXUDES 6 – 0 SEXES DEFUSES, FETUSES* 7
2 CRMAIDABO ACARID 12 – 6 MORBID ACAROID*, BARMAID, CARABID*, DIORAMA 14
3 SIHEZPART HARPIES 19 – 13 HAZIEST HARPIST*, HASTIER*, HIPSTER*, PARTIES*, PASTIER*, PATZERS*, PIASTRE*, PIRATES*, PRATIES*, SEPHIRA*, SHARPIE, TRAIPSE*, ZITHERS 21
4 SLRIOAVNI RAVIOLI 26 – 20 VIOLINS RAVIOLIS, VISIONAL* 29
5 3 2 7 9 10 5 → 956 960
(2 × 5 × 10 + 7) × 9 − 3
33 – 27 952
((7 + 3) × 9 + 5) × 10 + 2

CV: 955 Best: 956 = ((10 + 5) × 9 + 2) × 7 − 3

39
TTT YARDTHUG It's a bit chilly in here, said the bankers. DRAUGHTY
6 LGPEUANCM UNCLAMP 40 – 34 UNCLAMP PLUMAGE 46
7 JRLOEUNAS JOURNALS 48 – 34 LOANERS 54
8 TRDIOEMPO PROMOTED 56 – 42 IMPORTED 62
9 BERASETYK STREAKY 63 – 49 REBATES BASKETRY 70
10 25 100 50 75 2 10 → 428 427
50 × 10 − 75 + 2
70 – 49 425

CV: 427 = 50 × 10 − 75 + 2
Best: 428 = (50 − (100 + 75) ÷ 25) × 10 − 2

80
TTT STARTCUD My old man's full of rubbish. DUSTCART
11 DASENIRGN READINGS 78 – 49 resanding ☓ EARNINGS*, ENGRAINS*, GRADINES*, GRANNIES 88
12 TLTEOILRE RETITLE 85 – 49 TOILET TORTELLI* 96
13 PTNDIEATO ANTIPODE 93 – 49 PAINTED ANTIDOTE*, TETANOID* 104
14 50 1 2 7 1 4 → 551 551
(4 + 7) × 50 + 1
103 – 59 551
(4 + 7) × 50 + 1


114
15 IRONCAVER 103 – 59 CARNIVORE 124
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