Episode 4178

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Episode 4178 was broadcast on 28 August 2006, as part of Series 55.

Ian Hilton played Marcus Toulmin-Rothe, with Ian Hilton winning 90 – 70. The Dictionary Corner guest was Paul Zenon, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Ian Hilton Score Marcus Toulmin-Rothe Others Max.
1 AUENRPSAH SHARPEN 7 – 0 PHRASE UNSHARP* 7
2 SIGXERSIT RESIST 13 – 0 GRIST SIXTIES*, TIGRESS 14
3 AUAEMNSNT SEAMAN 19 – 0 AUNTS MANTEAUS* 22
4 JRCEAITND TRAINED 26 – 7 TRAINED DICENTRA 30
5 100 9 5 8 5 10 → 714 715
8 × 100 − (9 × 10 − 5)
33 – 7 715 ☓

CV: 715 Best: 714 = (10 + 5 − 8) × 100 + 9 + 5

40
TTT REERIDER A little behind in London, perhaps? DERRIERE
6 LPSAOEMBG GAMBOLS 40 – 7 embogs ☓ GAMBLES 47
7 AIORBLETD BLOATED 47 – 14 BROILED IDOLATER, LIBRATED*, TAILORED* 55
8 VCNUEIMFZ MINCE 52 – 14 FEZ CUMIN, MIZEN*, MUCIN* 60
9 EAEISPTSR ASPIRES 52 – 22 PASTRIES PIASTRES*, RASPIEST*, RESPITES, SERIATES*, SPREITES*, TRAIPSES*, TRAPESES* 68
10 75 3 1 8 10 10 → 138 138
(10 + 3) × 10 + 8
62 – 32 138
(10 + 3) × 10 + 8


78
TTT NONEFLAT The soft head of America. FONTANEL
11 OEOAYDCLR COOLED 68 – 38 COOLER CLOYED*, COALED*, COALER*, COLDER*, CRADLE, CREDAL*, DEARLY*, LOADER*, ORACLE, ORDEAL*, RELOAD* 84
12 TNTIEORDL TOILED 74 – 44 LOITER DOTTIER, LENTOID*, RETINOL*, TENDRIL, TRIDENT*, TRIOLET, TRITONE* 91
13 EIEWRGPAD GRIPED 80 – 50 REPAID PIGWEED, RAGWEED*, WAGERED, WEARIED* 98
14 100 5 2 10 7 9 → 185 185
9 × 10 + 100 − 5
90 – 60 185
100 × 2 − 10 − 5


108
15 IRISHOULA 90 – 70 HILARIOUS
(11.5 seconds)
118
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