Episode 4257

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Episode 4257 was broadcast on 15 December 2006, and was the second quarter-final of Series 55.

Andrew Blades played Richard Brittain, with Richard Brittain winning 96 – 52. The Dictionary Corner guest was Ken Bruce, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Andrew Blades Score Richard Brittain Others Max.
1 CRHIAESDI CHAIRED 7 – 7 CRASHED DIARCHIES 18
2 UAOESRHNP PERSONA 14 – 14 ORPHANS HOARSEN*, SENHORA*, SHARPEN, UNHORSE*, UNROPES*, UNSHARP* 25
3 SLRSAEUDM MEDUSAS 21 – 14 russled ☓ ARMLESS*, ASSUMED*, ASSURED*, DAMSELS*, MASSEUR*, MAULERS*, MEDLARS*, RASSLED*, REMUDAS* 32
4 OIETBTRSA BITTERS 21 – 22 BIRETTAS ABETTORS*, TOASTIER 40
5 75 5 7 9 10 9 → 915 918 21 – 29 914
(10 − 7 + 9) × 75 + 9 + 5

CV: 915 = (75 + 9 + 7) × 10 + 5

50
TTT DONETHIS He's always in search of pleasure. HEDONIST
6 EIETMLMTO MOTTLE 27 – 35 MOTILE MELTEMI* 57
7 NGLATIESN SLANTING 35 – 43 STEALING GANTLINES 75
8 AOEVSGXTY gavotes ☓ 35 – 50 VOYAGES 82
9 OSPNEAKTI PANTIES 42 – 57 PANTIES SNAKEPIT 90
10 50 1 6 8 2 1 → 499 499
(6 − 1) × 2 × 50 − 1
52 – 67 499
(8 + 2) × 50 − 1


100
TTT HERSLOTS Gun pouches belonging to Gustav perhaps. HOLSTERS
11 RNCDOASEP PONDERS 52 – 75 DRACONES ENDOCARPS 118
12 AIOEDZNLR RELOAD 52 – 82 DARIOLE ANODIZER* 126
13 IQRGNOURA QUANGO 52 – 89 ROARING QUARRION* 134
14 25 6 8 5 5 4 → 435 52 – 96 436
(8 + 5 + 4) × 25 + 6 + 5

CV: 435 ☓ Best: 435 = (5 ÷ 5 + 6 + 8) × (25 + 4)

144
15 GRANDARIE 52 – 96 drainage ☓
(19.5 seconds)
ARRAIGNED 154
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