Episode 4261

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Episode 4261 was broadcast on 21 December 2006, and was the second semi-final of Series 55.

Richard Brittain played Stu Horsey, with Richard Brittain winning 83 – 75. The Dictionary Corner guest was Paul Zenon, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Richard Brittain Score Stu Horsey Others Max.
1 AIEHRNPRS HARPIES 7 – 7 PARRIES HARPERS*, HARRIES, HEPARIN*, HERNIAS*, NEARISH*, PRAISER*, RAPIERS*, RASPIER*, REPAIRS*, SEPHIRA*, SHARPEN, SHARPER*, SHARPIE* 7
2 NDTMAOIYE AMNIOTE 14 – 7 MINTED DOMINATE, DYNAMITE 15
3 AEOSTSKDR ROASTED 21 – 14 SKATERS ASSORTED, TORSADES 23
4 LTRJTIEPI TRIPLE 27 – 14 jilter ☓ TRIPLET 30
5 7 5 9 7 6 100 → 767 767
(100 + 9) × 7 + 6 − (7 − 5)
37 – 24 767
(100 + 9) × 7 + 6 + 5 − 7


40
TTT ICYHINGE It's the condition of good clean fun. HYGIENIC
6 SREILAZSE REALISES 45 – 32 SLEAZIER REALIZES* 48
7 AIAEPDRDC PAIRED 45 – 39 PARADED ARCADED 55
8 MBTOEDOCE cometed ☓ 45 – 45 BOOTED BECOME*, BOOMED*, BOOTEE, COMBED*, COMEDO*, COOEED*, COOMBE*, DEMOTE, EMOTED*, MOOTED, TOMCOD* 61
9 IUOEGPVSN SOUPING 52 – 52 SOUPING ENVIOUS, GUINEPS*, IGNEOUS, NIVEOUS*, PIGEONS, VEINOUS* 68
10 3 8 1 1 75 50 → 148 148
75 + 50 + 3 × 8 − 1
62 – 62 148
50 × 3 − 1 − 1


78
TTT SAMEGIRL The state of reigning supreme. REGALISM
11 AEIFRQTMN MINARET 69 – 62 RETAIN FAINTER*, FIREMAN, MERANTI*, RAIMENT 85
12 LNTSDOURE UNSORTED 77 – 62 unstored ☓ ROUNDELS, ROUNDEST*, TONSURED*, TRUNDLES, TURNSOLE*, UNSOLDER* 93
13 OIAEFGXSB FOGIES 83 – 68 BOGIES BEFOGS*, BIOGAS*, FOXIES*, GOBIES* 99
14 8 3 8 9 5 9 → 822 83 – 75 818
9 × 9 × (5 − 3 + 8) + 8

CV: 820 Best: 822 = (8 × 9 − 9) × (8 + 5) + 3

109
15 MARYSFOOT 83 – 75 STYROFOAM 119
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