Episode 4456

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Episode 4456 was broadcast on 10 October 2007, as part of Series 57.

John Scott played Andrew Bowling, with John Scott winning 59 – 39. The Dictionary Corner guest was Rick Wakeman, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection John Scott Score Andrew Bowling Others Max.
1 PREAMDIRC impaired ☓ 0 – 7 CRAMPED ADMIRER*, CAMPIER*, CARRIED*, CRIMPED, CRIMPER*, MARDIER*, MARRIED, PARRIED* 7
2 RENGIRQAN ANGRIER 7 – 14 NEARING EARNING*, EARRING*, ENGRAIN*, GRAINER*, GRANNIE, GRINNER*, RANGIER, REARING* 14
3 DLREOYEOG LODGER 13 – 20 GREEDY GOODLY, GREYED*, LEDGER* 20
4 NASDETOSJ DONATES 20 – 20 STONED 27
5 25 3 5 8 10 9 → 730 20 – 20 721 ☓

CV: 730 = (25 × 3 − 8 ÷ (9 − 5)) × 10

37
TTT PASTAHEN A small insect in a Turkish hat, or a bird. PHEASANT
6 VABSOEDSR brassed ☓ 20 – 20 brassed ☓ ADSORBS, ADVERBS, BRAVOES*, DESORBS* 44
7 UKMTISABE BASKET 26 – 20 STEAM MISTAKE 51
8 LATNUEPFD PLANTED 26 – 28 FLAUNTED 59
9 THMIETALN MENTAL 32 – 28 menthal ☓ AILMENT, ALIMENT, MANTLET* 66
10 50 9 8 10 8 1 → 135 32 – 28

CV: 135 = (8 + 8 − 1) × 9

76
TTT KENSTOLE He has nowhere to hide his keys. SKELETON
11 OARMSITOA oarist ☓ 32 – 33 STORM AMORIST 83
12 XGOPTEIPS POSTIE 38 – 33 PIPES PEGTOPS*, POXIEST, TOPPIES* 90
13 DZSEOREAH ADORES 44 – 39 SHARED SOREHEAD 98
14 25 2 4 9 2 1 → 945 936
(4 × 25 + 2 + 2) × 9
49 – 39 960

CV: 945 = (4 × 25 + 2 + 2 + 1) × 9

108
15 PENSKIERS PERKINESS
(18.25 seconds)
59 – 39 118
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