Episode 4047

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Amusingly, Paul Zenon's giant card obscured the last three letters of SHITAKE.

Episode 4047 was broadcast on 28 February 2006, as part of Series 54.

Kate May played Sarah Devlin, with Kate May winning 85 – 67. The Dictionary Corner guest was Paul Zenon, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Kate May Score Sarah Devlin Others Max.
1 TFNUIROID FUTON 5 – 5 ROUND FRUITION 8
2 GELANSINR LEASING 12 – 12 SEALING EARNINGS, ENGRAINS*, GRANNIES, LEANINGS*, LEARNING, REALIGNS*, RESIGNAL*, SLANGIER*, SNARLING* 16
3 AEAHPCMEY PEACHY 18 – 12 CHAMP APACHE, MAYHAP* 22
4 KSAILHETQ SHEIK 23 – 17 LAKES LATEISH*, SHITAKE, TALKIES 29
5 50 2 7 3 5 5 → 751 751
3 × 5 × 50 + (7 − 5) ÷ 2
33 – 27 751
3 × 5 × 50 + (7 − 5) ÷ 2


39
TTT AMBERCAT All dressed up with somewhere to go? Eat it. CRABMEAT
6 RATEDOSIB BISTRO 39 – 27 berated ☓ ASTEROID*, BROADEST, BROASTED, TRIBADES* 47
7 AOETCMXIW TWICE 44 – 32 COMET TOXAEMIC* 55
8 SURVINEDR RENDS 44 – 38 DRIVEN DRIVERS, DURRIES*, INSURED, INSURER*, NURDIER*, VERDINS* 62
9 GNLPIETIO PILOTING 52 – 38 PELTING 70
10 75 8 4 2 3 9 → 291 291
75 × 4 − 9
62 – 48 291
75 × 4 − 9


80
TTT TANNFORM Think of an Ozzy, or a Buddy, or even me. FRONTMAN
11 EUARSOMGP GRUMPS 68 – 54 GRAPES GOPURAMS* 88
12 NITASELDI ENTAILS 75 – 61 SLANTED DISENTAIL 106
13 RZLSOAOEM zoomers ☓ 75 – 67 LOOSER SALEROOM 114
14 75 7 7 10 4 2 → 805 805
10 × 75 + 7 × 7 + 4 + 2
85 – 67


124
15 DETHIGENT 85 – 67 TIGHTENED 134
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