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Episode 4054 was broadcast on 8 March 2006, as part of Series 54.

Brian Hart played Ian Graham, with Ian Graham winning 97 – 61. The Dictionary Corner guest was Julian Lloyd-Webber, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Brian Hart Score Ian Graham Others Max.
1 TLNDEAIFX flinted ☓ 0 – 8 INFLATED 8
2 TGNEUOSNA SONNET 0 – 15 TONGUES TONNAGES, TONNEAUS* 16
3 TPRTEAUAN untrap ☓ 0 – 21 PARENT PATTERN, TANPURA*, TAUNTER* 23
4 WTROEAPHS WATERS 6 – 27 SERAPH EARSHOT, ESPARTO*, PROTEAS*, SEAPORT, STROPHE*, SWATHER*, THORPES*, WREATHS 30
5 25 2 4 5 3 9 → 792 799 6 – 34 791
(5 + 3) × 4 × 25 − 9

CV: 792 = (3 × 9 + 5) × 25 − 2 × 4

40
TTT DICEGONE GENOCIDE
6 MSGIEULFC SLUICE 12 – 40 MISCUE CLIMES*, FELSIC*, FLUMES*, GLUMES*, MUESLI*, MULIES*, MUSCLE*, SIGLUM* 46
7 JBRDIOEAL LOADER 18 – 46 BRIDLE BRAILED*, BROILED*, DARIOLE, RIDABLE* 53
8 CRCEIEGMT MERGE 18 – 52 REGIME CERMET*, CRETIC*, EMETIC, EMIGRE*, METIER*, METRIC, RECITE*, RETIME*, TIERCE* 59
9 DKBDAEAIR BRAIDED 25 – 59 ABRADED BIDARKA*, BRAAIED*, KABADDI* 66
10 50 10 5 7 6 2 → 517 517
2 × 5 × 50 + 10 + 7
35 – 69 517
(50 + 6 − 5) × 10 + 7


76
TTT DEEDEERS RESEEDED
11 TSNEAEVRA astream ☓ 35 – 76 TAVERNS ARSENATE*, SERENATA*, TAVERNAS, VETERANS 84
12 TDMOIATNZ MOAN 35 – 81 TAINT TOMATIN 91
13 SLRIEIPSY PERILS 41 – 87 PERILS PRISSILY* 99
14 25 10 3 7 5 10 → 750 750
25 × 3 × 10
51 – 97 750
25 × 3 × 10


109
15 SIGNLOVER RESOLVING
(2 seconds)
61 – 97 119
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