Episode 4090

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Episode 4090 was broadcast on 26 April 2006, as part of Series 54.

Jan Gates played Julie Cameron, with Jan Gates winning 86 – 85. The Dictionary Corner guest was Henry Blofeld, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Jan Gates Score Julie Cameron Others Max.
1 BPEOKBEIT BITE 4 – 4 BIKE BEBOP*, BOITE*, PEKOE*, POKIE, TOPEE* 5
2 YGSOEANRE ORANGES 11 – 11 ORANGES ERYNGOES* 13
3 TZDIETNOA TAINTED 18 – 18 TAINTED ANTIDOTE, TETANOID 21
4 EOHDRAOTW THREAD 24 – 24 THREAD HEARTWOOD 39
5 25 75 10 5 8 6 → 408 408
(75 + 25) × (10 − 6) + 8
34 – 34 408
(75 + 25) × (10 − 6) + 8


49
TTT IFRYLOTS Jack speaks in this sharp manner. FROSTILY
6 PDSRUIODI PROUD 39 – 39 PROUD DROIDS*, SIDDUR*, SORDID* 55
7 STQOILASN TONSILS 46 – 39 SNAILS INSTALS* 62
8 SLXEAENHA EXHALES 53 – 39 leashen ☓ HEXANES* 69
9 CPEASNRIT CANISTER 61 – 47 PAINTERS CANTRIPS*, CRISPATE*, PANTRIES*, PERTAINS*, PICRATES, PINASTER*, PRACTISE, REPAINTS*, SCANTIER* 77
10 75 4 9 6 8 1 → 246 61 – 54 248
3 × 75 + 9 + 8 + 6

CV: 246 = 4 × 75 − 6 × 9

87
TTT MINGLERS Little monsters, almost in Russia. GREMLINS
11 DGVAIETNA DATING 61 – 72 NAVIGATED 105
12 LFMIUODNE MOUND 61 – 78 FOULED MINDFUL*, UNOILED* 112
13 GRLAIONCE CLEARING 69 – 78 CARING GERANIOL*, LONICERA, REGIONAL* 120
14 75 7 7 1 5 10 → 974 973
(7 + 7 − 1) × 75 − 10 ÷ 5
76 – 85 975
(7 + 1 + 5) × 75

Best: 974 = (75 + 7) × (7 + 5) − 10

130
15 DEDLICUTS CUDDLIEST
(22.75 seconds)
86 – 85 140
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