Episode 4398

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Episode 4398 was broadcast on 16 July 2007, as part of Series 57.

David Edwards played Margaret Read, with David Edwards winning 72 – 66. The Dictionary Corner guest was Tom O'Connor, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

The programme was given a repeat showing on 11 August 2008 during the summer break.

Rounds

Rnd Selection David Edwards Score Margaret Read Others Max.
1 SCQOISLEX CLOSES 6 – 6 SLICES COXLESS, LOESSIC*, OSSICLE* 7
2 MGSAEATLO GLOATS 12 – 6 mastage ☓ LEGATOS*, MALATES*, MALTASE*, MALTOSE, OATMEAL*, TAMALES* 14
3 IARFENTSO fainters ☓ 12 – 13 FAINTER NOTARIES, NOTARISE*, SEAFRONT*, SENORITA 22
4 CDPIEINRE REPINED 19 – 13 pincered ☓ EIRENIC*, PIERCED, RIPENED 29
5 50 4 8 5 3 6 → 817 820
50 × 8 × 6 ÷ 3 + 5 × 4
26 – 13 810

CV: 816 Best: 817 = (50 − 4 − 3) × (8 + 6 + 5)

39
TTT CANTSEND Watch Susie going up the wall. SCANDENT
6 LTGOEUSZE GUEST 31 – 18 OGLES ELUTES*, GLOZES*, GLUTES*, GULETS*, LUTZES*, OUZELS*, SOLUTE*, TOUSLE 45
7 RDAONTUOC CONTOUR 38 – 25 CONTOUR CANDOUR*, CARDOON*, CARTOON*, COURANT*, CROUTON*, DONATOR*, ODORANT*, OROTUND*, ROTUNDA*, TANDOOR*, TORNADO, TOURACO* 52
8 PSNIEAMHW WHINES 44 – 31 WHINES SWAMPHEN* 60
9 RTNDUEAKS TASKED 44 – 38 ASUNDER DRUNKEST, TRANSUDE* 68
10 75 3 8 3 4 5 → 910 910
4 × 3 × 75 + 8 + 5 − 3
54 – 48 910
4 × 3 × 75 + 8 + 5 − 3


78
TTT CROSSSIS Sisters kicking, how cutting. SCISSORS
11 EBLOERTPA PORTABLE 62 – 48 PROBATE OPERABLE*, ROPEABLE* 86
12 LMHIOITAN hotmail ☓ 62 – 48 hitman ☓ HIMATION* 94
13 DROISJETA ROASTED 62 – 56 ASTEROID 102
14 100 5 6 7 8 10 → 353 351 62 – 66 353
(8 − 5) × 100 + 10 × 6 − 7


112
15 ITCHYNEST SYNTHETIC
(15.75 seconds)
72 – 66 122
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