Episode 4244

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Episode 4244 was broadcast on 28 November 2006, as part of Series 55.

Chris McHenry played Brendan Henderson, with Chris McHenry winning 81 – 75. The Dictionary Corner guest was Mel Giedroyc, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Chris McHenry Score Brendan Henderson Others Max.
1 NJRAEAPNB BANNER 6 – 0 panner ☓ PRAJNA* 6
2 DLUFEDSIM MUDDLES 13 – 7 FIDDLES MUDSLIDE 14
3 SRGEAIMPR MIRAGES 20 – 14 PRIMERS ARMIGERS*, EPIGRAMS, GRAMPIES* 22
4 BWTEOIGSN BESTOWING 38 – 14 TWINGES 40
5 75 8 3 10 4 4 → 661 38 – 14 660 ☓

CV: 661 = (75 + 8) × (4 + 4) − 3

50
TTT FULLYTEN Expressed easily and accurately. FLUENTLY
6 SCENIAGSI CASINGS 45 – 21 CEASING CAGINESS, GNEISSIC* 58
7 DRNEAECHY ENDEAR 45 – 28 RANCHED ARDENCY*, DEANERY*, REACHED, YEARNED* 65
8 TRLOATOEZ ZEALOT 51 – 28 tootler ☓ ROOTLET 72
9 LRQUOELRA QUARREL 58 – 35 QUARREL RORQUAL 79
10 25 6 4 9 5 4 → 571 575
(6 × 4 − (5 − 4)) × 25
65 – 35 571 ☓

CV: 571 = (6 × 25 − 5) × 4 − 9

89
TTT SIRSBEEF They fly through the air with the greatest of ease. FRISBEES
11 TVSIAENPM INVEST 65 – 42 PANTIES VAMPIEST* 97
12 IORNMEXTD MINTED 71 – 48 IRONED DEXTRIN, MINORED*, MORDENT* 104
13 SNTUEAHTP HAUNTS 71 – 55 TAUTENS ATTUNES*, HAPTENS*, PATENTS*, PATTENS*, PEANUTS, TETANUS, UPSTATE* 111
14 100 3 7 1 2 7 → 909 909
(7 + 2) × 100 + 3 − 1 + 7
81 – 65 909
(7 + 2) × 100 + 3 − 1 + 7


121
15 NIGNICNIL 81 – 75 INCLINING
(2.75 seconds)
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