Episode 4253

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Episode 4253 was broadcast on 11 December 2006, as part of Series 55.

Anita Freeland played Evan Rattray, with Anita Freeland winning 98 – 59. The Dictionary Corner guest was Ken Bruce, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Anita Freeland Score Evan Rattray Others Max.
1 SPGDAIETO POSTAGE 7 – 0 depose ☓ DIOPTASE*, GODETIAS, PODGIEST 8
2 QDREOETSA ROASTED 14 – 7 ROASTED DEAREST*, DERATES*, OERSTED*, ROSEATE*, TEREDOS*, TORSADE 15
3 HLNUEITFM FLUENT 20 – 13 FUTILE HELIUM*, INHUME*, LUTEIN*, MINUET*, MINUTE, NETFUL*, UNFELT* 21
4 DESIGOPRE PRESIDE 27 – 20 PODGIER EPISODE*, PERIODS, PODGERS, PORGIES*, REPOSED* 28
5 25 2 7 2 5 1 → 938 27 – 27 936
(7 × 5 + 1) × (25 + 2 ÷ 2)

CV: 938 = ((25 + 2) × 5 − 1) × 7

38
TTT LIDNUDGE Become involved in sheer pleasure. INDULGED
6 NZTAOECBS BEACONS 34 – 34 BEACONS CABEZONS* 46
7 DMCAEAPTD CAMPED 40 – 40 CAMPED ADAPTED 53
8 RSTEIOLBI LOBSTER 47 – 47 BLISTER STROBILI, TRILBIES 61
9 XMRNEAERL LEARNER 54 – 47 MEANER RELAXER, RELEARN 68
10 1 8 3 8 4 10 → 697 693
(8 × 8 + 4 + 1) × 10 + 3
61 – 47 691

CV: 697 = 8 × 8 × (10 + 1) − 4 − 3

78
TTT MONOSLAP Subjects to ridicule nationally. LAMPOONS
11 VKNAEAELP PLANK 66 – 52 PANEL ALKANE*, ALKENE*, LEAVEN, PALEAE*, PAVANE, VAKEEL* 84
12 SNRIAIEYT RAINIEST 74 – 52 RETAINS 92
13 MCWOIESTA ATOMISE 81 – 52 CAMEOS AMOSITE*, ATOMIES*, SOMATIC* 99
14 8 3 10 4 9 10 → 269 270
9 × 3 × 10
88 – 59 270
9 × 3 × 10

CV: 269 = (3 × 10 − 4) × 10 + 9

109
15 TURTLEFED FLUTTERED
(11.5 seconds)
98 – 59 119
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