Episode 4164

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Episode 4164 was broadcast on 8 August 2006, as part of Series 55.

Andrew Laycock played Graham Faulks, with Andrew Laycock winning 83 – 78. The Dictionary Corner guest was Barry Cryer, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

NOTE: In round 6, Graham had the word JETLAG allowed by Susie when it is actually specified as two words in the dictionary.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Andrew Laycock Score Graham Faulks Others Max.
1 TCNOEOSGT congoes ☓ 0 – 7 COTTONS CONGEST, CONTEST, GENTOOS, TOSTONE* 7
2 DRUEDSPAL PADDLERS 8 – 7 LADDERS PUDDLERS*, SPRADDLE*, SUPERADD* 15
3 RNSREIANT TRAINERS 16 – 15 TRAINERS ENTRAINS*, INERRANT*, RESTRAIN, RETRAINS, STRAINER, TERRAINS*, TRANNIES, TRANSIRE* 23
4 YDOETPUFP DEPUTY 22 – 21 POUTED TOPPED*, TUPPED 29
5 50 25 1 5 8 2 → 439 439
(50 + 5) × 8 − 1
32 – 21 440


39
TTT RUNTROVE Lose possession of a pineapple, perhaps? TURNOVER
6 LTOEJLAEG tollage ☓ 32 – 27 JETLAG** ALLEGE*, EAGLET*, GALLET*, GELATO*, GOATEE, LEGATE, LEGATO, OLEATE* 45
7 BOMEZIRDC ZOMBIE 38 – 33 ZOMBIE BROMIDE, DORMICE*, MICROBE* 52
8 RSEABMILT TIMBERS 45 – 40 RAMBLES BALMIEST*, BARMIEST*, LAMBERTS*, LIBRATES*, TABLIERS*, TIMBALES, TIMBRELS* 60
9 SRDROAOME DREAMS 45 – 47 ROAMERS ADORERS, DORMERS*, DROSERA*, RADOMES*, RAMRODS*, REMORAS*, ROOMERS*, SMOORED* 67
10 50 4 4 7 7 5 → 666 664
(5 + 4 + 4) × 50 + 7 + 7
52 – 54 664
(5 + 4 + 4) × 50 + 7 + 7

CV: 664 = (5 + 4 + 4) × 50 + 7 + 7
Best: 666 = (50 + 7 + 4) × (7 + 4) − 5

77
TTT ANDYRULE It's used by a Spanish-speaking carpet fitter. UNDERLAY
11 RNLIAOSQT RATIONS 59 – 61 RATIONS NOSTRIL*, ORALIST, QINTARS, TAILORS* 84
12 GHEATSCOX HOSTAGE 66 – 61 EXACTS GOTCHAS 91
13 EIATNSFND STAINED 73 – 68 FAINTED INFANTES 99
14 100 4 3 9 10 8 → 358 358
(100 + 10 + 8) × 3 + 4
83 – 68


109
15 NYCCEGIRL 83 – 78 RECYCLING
(4.25 seconds)
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