Episode 4258

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Episode 4258 was broadcast on 18 December 2006, and was the third quarter-final of Series 55.

Stu Horsey played Joy Longworth, with Stu Horsey winning 76 – 69. The Dictionary Corner guest was Paul Zenon, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Stu Horsey Score Joy Longworth Others Max.
1 TSRUAENDM UNTAMED 7 – 7 SAUNTER MAUNDERS, MENSTRUA*, SURNAMED, TRANSUDE, UNDREAMT* 8
2 SPTAOCIDE PACIEST 14 – 14 COASTED DESPOTIC, DIOPTASE* 16
3 IEUIRVTBU VIRTUE 20 – 14 RIVET 22
4 ZRSAIOAPL SPIRAL 20 – 21 PARASOL APORIAS*, SOLARIA 29
5 3 5 9 8 6 4 → 838 20 – 21 800

CV: 838 = (6 × 5 × 9 + 8) × 3 + 4

39
TTT NOBIGOTS Jeer the singer. How encouraging? BOOSTING
6 HGSOERONT HOOTERS 27 – 28 THRONES GENTOOS, HORNETS*, ONSHORE*, OROGENS*, RESHOOT*, SHOOTER, SHORTEN*, SOOTHER*, THRONGS, TROGONS* 46
7 MQNCAEONL COALMEN 34 – 35 COALMEN 53
8 BTEADLIGD TABLED 34 – 42 LIGATED DILATED 60
9 EOAEYHTNM MONEY 34 – 49 METHANE 67
10 50 9 6 8 10 7 → 708 708
(8 + 6) × 50 + 10 − (9 − 7)
44 – 49


77
TTT SOULCAGE Waterproof jackets worn by ghosts, perhaps? CAGOULES
11 RWNCOIPSE CONSPIRE 52 – 49 COWRIES 85
12 DFRXIEANS SANDIER 59 – 49 DRAINS FINDERS*, FRIENDS, SARDINE, SNARFED* 92
13 KLMREOAIA LOAMIER 66 – 49 MORALE 99
14 25 8 3 3 4 9 → 895 895
9 × 4 × 25 − (8 − 3)
76 – 59 895
4 × 25 × 9 − (8 − 3)


109
15 NEEDLUIGI 76 – 69 GUIDELINE
(11 seconds)
119
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