Episode 4220

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Episode 4220 was broadcast on 25 October 2006, as part of Series 55.

Maurice Brown played John Hartley, with Maurice Brown winning 77 – 71. The Dictionary Corner guest was Barry Norman, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Notably, in round 13, both players declared a word spelled out in the selection.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Maurice Brown Score John Hartley Others Max.
1 IROGENRUN UNERRING 8 – 0 GRINNER 8
2 FTDAOESAR FROSTED 15 – 7 FROSTED DEFROST, FEDORAS, ROASTED, STRAFED*, TORSADE* 15
3 ESOCENPAR CREASE 15 – 14 PRANCES PERSONAE 23
4 NTLOIETIS TOILETS 22 – 21 TOILETS ELISION*, ELITIST*, ENTISOL*, ISOLINE*, LINIEST*, LINTIES*, LIONISE, LITOTES*, OILIEST, ONLIEST*, TIENTOS*, TINIEST*, TONIEST* 30
5 25 3 1 10 5 9 → 674 674
3 × 9 × 25 − 1
32 – 21


40
TTT TOYMERGE It's all about shapes and sizes. GEOMETRY
6 MWSGEAEOR WAGERS 38 – 21 7 AWESOME, MEAGRES* 47
7 INUHAPREA pirana ☓ 38 – 26 PRUNE HEPARIN*, PIRANHA 54
8 BYSIAETLC clayiest ☓ 38 – 26 blaise ☓ BASILECT 62
9 NALUSETON outleans ☓ 38 – 32 SONNET ANNULETS*, TONNEAUS 70
10 100 7 6 10 1 4 → 104 104
100 + 4
48 – 42 104
100 + 4


80
TTT AVONUSER Yearning to take it all in. RAVENOUS
11 ASIDEXTIP TAXIED 54 – 48 SPITED ADEPTS*, DEIXIS*, DIXIES*, EXPATS, PASTED, PASTIE*, PIETAS*, PITIED*, PITIES*, PIXIES, SPADIX*, TAXIES*, TIDIES* 86
12 HJTUOELSD SHOUTED 61 – 55 JOUSTED HUSTLED*, JOSTLED*, LOUDEST, SOUTHED*, TOUSLED 93
13 ITOMATOZE TOMATO 67 – 61 TOMATO ATOMIZE*, MOZETTA 100
14 75 5 8 3 8 7 → 158 158
(5 − 3) × 75 + 8
77 – 71 158
(5 − 3) × 75 + 8


110
15 DESRIDGES 77 – 71 DIGRESSED 120
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