Episode 4110

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Episode 4110 was broadcast on 24 May 2006, and was the first semi-final of Series 54.

Conor Travers played Paul Howe, with Conor Travers winning 124 – 100. The Dictionary Corner guest was Richard Digance, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Conor Travers Score Paul Howe Others Max.
1 HDXOEILMO LOOMED 6 – 6 LOOMED HOODIE, MOILED*, OXHIDE* 6
2 IEONGCRET ERECTION 14 – 14 ERECTING GERONTIC, NEOTERIC* 14
3 LRPUEOSEA PLEASURE 22 – 22 PLEASURE AUREOLES*, PAROLEES* 22
4 EOINSFTNU FUNNIEST 30 – 30 FUNNIEST 30
5 75 6 8 9 1 3 → 750 750
75 × (9 + 1)
40 – 40 750
75 × (9 + 1)


40
TTT FANFLUTE It might describe a rich baker. AFFLUENT
6 IUEDTNBRJ INTRUDE 47 – 47 INTRUDE BRUITED*, INJURED*, TRIBUNE, TURBINE, UNTRIED 47
7 RMSAOEVZH HOMERS 53 – 53 HOVERS ASHORE*, HAREMS, HAVERS*, HOARSE*, MAHOES*, MASHER*, MAZERS*, MOSHAV*, MOVERS*, RAMOSE*, SHAVER, SHMEAR*, SHROVE*, VOMERS* 53
8 OEOSTRNAG RAGSTONE 61 – 61 RAGSTONE NEGATORS* 61
9 TLCEAEDGL CLEATED 68 – 68 CLEATED ALLEGED*, CADELLE* 68
10 9 7 8 5 10 9 → 911 910
((7 + 5) × 9 − 8 − 9) × 10
75 – 68

Best: 911 = (5 + 8) × 7 × 10 + 9 ÷ 9

78
TTT LESRINAM They're either rock hard or very soft. MINERALS
11 TRNIAEMPO PROTAMINE 93 – 86 PROTAMINE 96
12 EAUSLFCSA CASUALS 100 – 93 CLAUSES FACULAE* 103
13 TQREIEDSO STEROID 107 – 100 EDITORS DIETERS*, OERSTED*, RESITED*, SORTIED*, STORIED, TEREDOS*, TRIODES* 110
14 75 7 7 10 6 3 → 986 985
(7 + 6) × 75 + 10
114 – 100 986 ☓

Best: 986 = (7 + 6) × 75 + 7 × 3 − 10

120
15 LAGERPAID PARAGLIDE
(1 second)
124 – 100 130
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