Episode 4153

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Episode 4153 was broadcast on 24 July 2006, as part of Series 55.

Jean Braithwaite played Scott Davenport, with Scott Davenport winning 75 – 74. The Dictionary Corner guest was Kaye Adams, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Jean Braithwaite Score Scott Davenport Others Max.
1 FDSPIEODR DRIED 0 – 6 POISED DROPSIDE, SPODDIER* 8
2 MYRSMIAUN SMARMY 6 – 6 MAINS SUMMARY, SURAMIN* 15
3 GLDXAEIAN LEADING 13 – 13 DEALING ADNEXAL, ALIGNED*, DEALIGN* 22
4 DLTNEOEOE TOOLED 19 – 13 NOTED DELETE*, DENOTE, LOONED*, LOOTED, NEEDLE*, NOODLE 28
5 50 6 7 10 4 5 → 973 977
5 × 4 × 50 − (10 + 7 + 6)
26 – 20 969
(10 + 4 + 5) × (7 − 6 + 50)

CV: 973 = (5 × 50 − 6) × 4 − (10 − 7)

38
TTT DEBTTOES Infatuated with an insect? BESOTTED
6 RSNTAEIAM MARINES 33 – 27 STAMINA MARINATES 56
7 KVTNEUODE VENTED 39 – 33 VENTED KNOUTED 63
8 SRTROIOEP stripes ☓ 39 – 41 TROOPERS POSTERIOR 81
9 NGQCSIEAT SEATING 46 – 48 CASTING CAGIEST, CEASING, CINEAST*, EASTING*, GENISTA, INGESTA*, TAGINES*, TEASING* 88
10 50 3 10 8 10 5 → 767 768
(10 + 5) × 50 + 10 + 8
53 – 55 768
(10 + 5) × 50 + 10 + 8

CV: 768 Best: 767 = (50 + 10) × (10 + 3) − 8 − 5

98
TTT TINGRUBS Full of enthusiasm, but ready for a break. BURSTING
11 FDHSLEOAE FLESHED 60 – 62 FLASHED DEFLESH*, FLEADHS*, LEASHED*, SHEAFED*, SHELFED*, SHOALED 105
12 CZNRSOEIB CRONIES 67 – 69 CRONIES BRONZES, COINERS*, CORBIES 112
13 LTRGWOAUI GLOAT 67 – 75 OUTLAW AIRGLOW 119
14 50 3 6 10 4 4 → 984 988
(4 + 10 + 6) × 50 − 4 × 3
74 – 75 988 ☓

CV: 984 = 6 ÷ 3 × 10 × 50 − 4 × 4

129
15 NICEBIRDS 74 – 75 INSCRIBED 139
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