Episode 4275

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Episode 4275 was broadcast on 18 January 2007, as part of Series 56.

Amey Deshpande played Joe McCoy, with Amey Deshpande winning 79 – 71. The Dictionary Corner guest was Barry Cryer, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

NOTE: The conundrum has 2 valid answers, as CONTADINE is also a valid answer for this conundrum.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Amey Deshpande Score Joe McCoy Others Max.
1 HTPEAOQRE REPEAT 6 – 6 REPEAT EPHORATE* 8
2 SAEDHTANS DEATHS 6 – 13 HANDSET HANDSETS 16
3 COTRIELRT cotteril ☓ 6 – 19 LOITER CLITTER*, CORTILE, COTTIER, CRITTER*, CROTTLE*, TRIOLET* 23
4 SAERATUDN SAUNTER 13 – 26 UNRATED TRANSUDE* 31
5 5 7 4 8 10 1 → 252 252
(8 + 1) × 7 × 4
23 – 26


41
TTT POPSTARS Pop stars might need to take this on tour. PASSPORT
6 IETIBSRDA bardiest ☓ 23 – 32 DEBITS DIATRIBES 59
7 NFRONGEUS GUNNERS 30 – 39 GUNNERS EGOSURF*, FUNGOES*, GUENONS*, NEURONS*, SURGEON 66
8 ITAPJXICO PATIO 35 – 44 PATIO ATOPIC*, COPITA 72
9 MAPWIEKAG AGAPE 40 – 49 AWAKE MAGPIE, WAKAME* 78
10 25 5 2 9 9 1 → 955 955
((9 − 1) × 25 − 9) × 5
50 – 49


88
TTT SLYULCER Sounds like the head of the kitchen. SCULLERY
11 RFOABNSIE INSOFAR 57 – 56 INSOFAR BARONIES, BONFIRES 96
12 OEAMITNDM DOMINATE 65 – 64 DOMINATE AMMONITE* 104
13 LYSVEALED VALLEYS 72 – 71 VALLEYS ALLSEED*, LEVADES* 111
14 75 25 6 3 9 6 → 755 756
75 × 9 + 3 × 25 + 6
79 – 71 753

CV: 755 = (75 + 6 + 6) × 9 − 3 − 25

121
15 NOTEDINCA 79 – 71 indication ☓
(4 seconds)
CONTAINED** 131
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