Episode 4197

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Episode 4197 was broadcast on 22 September 2006, as part of Series 55.

Ian Mellor played Gordon Dimmack, with Gordon Dimmack winning 72 – 63. The Dictionary Corner guest was Dr Phil Hammond, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Ian Mellor Score Gordon Dimmack Others Max.
1 LNGRIALNU GRAIN 0 – 6 RULING ALLURING 8
2 RFREOESRA REFERS 6 – 12 REFERS REARERS*, ROARERS* 15
3 NQTREAELT ENTREAT 13 – 12 TREAT ENTERAL*, ETERNAL, TERNATE*, TERNLET* 22
4 PRYMOIAIB IMPAIR 19 – 18 IMPAIR MYOPIA 28
5 75 25 5 6 8 9 → 173 172
6 × 25 + 9 + 8 + 5
26 – 18 175

CV: 173 = 6 × 25 + 75 ÷ 5 + 8

38
TTT EELTROUT Eel trout is the fish, but these are the chips. ROULETTE
6 STKEAUDEM STEAMED 33 – 25 STEAMED MEDUSAE*, SAUTEED 45
7 SDPGUIOEM SMUDGE 33 – 32 IMPOSED GUIMPES*, PODIUMS* 52
8 WNSIEUEHV UNWISE 39 – 38 WHINES ENVIES*, NEWIES*, NEWISH, NEWSIE*, VENUES 58
9 LTRDAEIAC TIRADE 39 – 45 TRAILED ARTICLED*, LACERTID 66
10 25 4 10 2 5 9 → 553 554
(2 × 25 + 5) × 10 + 4
46 – 45 555

CV: 553 = (4 × 25 + 9) × 5 + 10 − 2

76
TTT LATEBABE Can be defeated, like a drum. BEATABLE
11 SJTXDOAEA TOADS 51 – 50 DETOX DATES, DOEST*, DOTES, JADES*, JATOS*, JOTAS*, SATED*, STEAD*, TAJES*, TAXED*, TAXES 81
12 SZFNIAIAT FAINTS 57 – 56 FAINTS ANSATZ*, ISATIN*, STANZA, TANIAS* 87
13 HNDPOEOLE POODLE 63 – 62 ELOPED HELPED*, HOONED*, HOOPED, LOONED*, LOOPED*, NOODLE*, OPENED*, PHENOL*, PHONED*, POOHED*, POOLED, POONED* 93
14 100 5 4 7 8 6 → 185 184 63 – 72 185
(6 − 4) × 100 − 8 − 7


103
15 ARCHENIMY menichary ☓
(29 seconds)
63 – 72 MACHINERY 113
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