Episode 4424

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Episode 4424 was broadcast on 27 August 2007, as part of Series 57.

Grant Woods played Jeffrey Hansford, with Jeffrey Hansford winning 96 – 79. The Dictionary Corner guest was Ken Bruce, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

In a rare error, the second teatime teaser (SEAHORSE) is not a valid word – the dictionary gives it only as SEA HORSE.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Grant Woods Score Jeffrey Hansford Others Max.
1 TCDUIASPD CUPIDS 6 – 6 AUDITS ADDICTS*, ADDUCTS* 7
2 TXESOJRNE retones ☓ 6 – 12 RESENT EXTENSOR 15
3 MDCIOETPV PIVOTED 13 – 12 DEPICT DEMOTIC, VICOMTE*, VOMITED 22
4 HBILEYDAI HAILED 19 – 18 HAILED ALIBIED*, BEADILY, HEADILY 29
5 75 1 1 8 10 7 → 691 691
(75 − 7 + 1) × 10 + 1
29 – 28 691
(8 + 1) × 75 + 10 + 7 − 1


39
TTT CREDLYCE Got on your bike and saved the planet. RECYCLED
6 SOENROLGR SOONER 35 – 34 LOOSEN OROGENS* 46
7 TFSAOEOTM MOTTOS 41 – 40 MOTETS TOMATOES 54
8 NSUZAREMF MANURES 48 – 47 SURNAME FRAENUMS* 62
9 PRLOAETNO PRONATE 55 – 47 PLANET PORTOLAN* 70
10 100 8 10 2 4 6 → 759 758
(100 − 6) × 8 + 4 + 2
62 – 54 760
8 × 100 − 10 × 4

CV: 758/760 Best: 759 = ((100 + 8) × (10 + 4) + 6) ÷ 2

80
TTT SHOEEARS Frankie would get soaked on this one. SEAHORSE
11 SRTRIEUGN STINGER 69 – 61 RESTING GRUNTERS*, RESTRING*, RESTRUNG, RINGSTER*, STRINGER 88
12 WLPOBAREA warpable ☓ 69 – 68 PARABLE ROPABLE* 95
13 HSNIAETMC MATCHES 69 – 76 MACHINES MECHANIST 113
14 75 7 4 1 10 6 → 300 300
4 × 75
79 – 86 300
1 × 4 × 75


123
15 YOBFINDER 79 – 96 BOYFRIEND
(5 seconds)
133
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