Episode 4139

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Episode 4139 was broadcast on 4 July 2006, as part of Series 55.

Phil Watson played Barry Grice, with Phil Watson winning 56 – 55. The Dictionary Corner guest was Esther Rantzen, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Phil Watson Score Barry Grice Others Max.
1 CMSDIEOMA COMES 5 – 0 decamps ☓ MEDICOS*, SCAMMED* 7
2 RBFSIEIHO FISHIER 12 – 0 SHORE 14
3 SGDEAISDR dressage ☓ 12 – 6 GRADES ADDRESS*, DIGRESS, GASSIER*, GRASSED 21
4 OAEPLDNRI LEOPARD 19 – 13 PLAINER PALINODE 29
5 9 6 5 1 3 10 → 884 895 19 – 13 873/895

CV: 883 = (6 + 5) × (9 − 1) × 10 + 3
Best: 884 = (9 × (6 + 1) + 5) × (10 + 3)

39
TTT SENIORMO The exact opposite of a sunset. MOONRISE
6 EUEOTKNTM MOUNT 19 – 19 MUTTON KETONE, TENUTO*, TONEME* 45
7 PTYIEULRL PULLEY 25 – 25 TRIPLE PELTRY*, PERTLY*, PILULE*, PLUTEI*, PULLER, PULLET, PURELY*, PURITY*, PYRITE*, RIPELY*, RUTILE*, TILLER*, TRIPLY* 51
8 ENRSIARTE RETAINS 25 – 33 TRAINERS RETAINERS 69
9 GQFAIEODC cadged ☓ 25 – 38 FACED DOGFACE 76
10 75 5 10 2 8 7 → 879 880
(10 + 2) × 75 − (8 + 5 + 7)
32 – 38

Best: 879 = 75 × (10 + 2) − 7 × (8 − 5)

86
TTT SODEVINE Your stocks could take one of these. NOSEDIVE
11 HTSNEIOTW WHITENS 39 – 38 WHITES TOWNSITE* 94
12 AELCRSOIN CLEARS 39 – 45 COALERS CENSORIAL*, LONICERAS 112
13 JNSEOADPO SPOONED 46 – 45 PONDS DAPSONE, SNOOPED 119
14 50 1 2 7 5 10 → 458 458
10 × 50 − (5 + 1) × 7
56 – 45 459


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15 RHINOGELL 56 – 55 HOLLERING
(4 seconds)
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