Episode 4245

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Episode 4245 was broadcast on 29 November 2006, as part of Series 55.

Chris McHenry played Steve Lilley, with Chris McHenry winning 79 – 71. The Dictionary Corner guest was Mel Giedroyc, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Chris McHenry Score Steve Lilley Others Max.
1 NGSEIEBTD BESTING 7 – 0 beesting ☓ BEIGNETS*, BENDIEST*, INGESTED 8
2 ARMEJYOGS MAJORS 13 – 6 GAMERS ARGOSY*, GOMERS*, GREASY*, MARGES*, MAYORS, MORAYS*, OMEGAS*, ORGASM*, RAMOSE*, SMEARY* 14
3 WNSAEOLFT FELONS 19 – 12 FLOATS ETALONS, FOLATES* 21
4 LNITLEOKE TOIL 19 – 17 TOKEN KETONE*, LENITE*, LENTIL, LINTEL*, NIELLO*, TELLIN*, TINKLE 27
5 75 2 4 8 7 1 → 718 718
(75 − 4) × (8 + 2) + 7 + 1
29 – 17 717


37
TTT LEANMESS Unidentified or anonymous. NAMELESS
6 MLAESTPAS STAPLES 36 – 24 PASTELS AMPLEST*, ATLASES*, MALATES*, MALTASE*, MAPLESS*, PALATES*, PALMATE, SAMPLES*, TAMALES*, TAPLESS* 44
7 DCFEOIPRQ PRICED 42 – 30 FORCED PERCOID* 51
8 SLERTUESC SELECTS 42 – 38 LECTURES CLUSTERS*, RECLUSES, STREUSEL* 59
9 NDTAIANCT TANNIC 48 – 38 TACIT ANTACID, CANTINA* 66
10 50 3 2 1 4 10 → 222 222
50 × 4 + (10 + 1) × 2
58 – 48 222
(50 + 3) × 4 + 10


76
TTT CUTEPLOT You might be one, but there are seven others. OCTUPLET
11 GTBEIANRV verbating ☓ 58 – 56 AVERTING BERATING, REBATING, VINTAGER* 84
12 TRHIUSARI HURTS 63 – 61 STAIR HIATUS*, HUTIAS*, SHAURI*, SIRRAH*, SURAHI* 90
13 XPNUEOPMD MOPPED 69 – 61 unmopped ☓ EXPOUND 97
14 25 8 2 9 10 1 → 619 619
(1 + 2) × 8 × 25 + 10 + 9
79 – 71 619
(1 + 2) × 8 × 25 + 10 + 9


107
15 AEONGRAPH 79 – 71 ORPHANAGE 117
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