Episode 4457

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Episode 4457 was broadcast on 11 October 2007, as part of Series 57.

John Scott played Konstadinos Sfyris, with Konstadinos Sfyris winning 99 – 57. The Dictionary Corner guest was Rick Wakeman, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection John Scott Score Konstadinos Sfyris Others Max.
1 BPOALEZLI LIBEL 5 – 5 BLAZE LOBELIA, PLIABLE* 7
2 DRNLEAOTX ORATED 5 – 12 TALONED DELATOR*, DEXTRAL*, DEXTRAN*, LEOTARD 14
3 ADNEAGERA ANGERED 12 – 19 ANGERED DERANGE*, ENRAGED, GRANDEE, GRENADE 21
4 SUTPEJIMD STUMPED 12 – 27 JUMPIEST DUMPIEST 29
5 25 8 1 6 8 7 → 197 197
25 × 8 − (8 − 6 + 1)
22 – 37 197
25 × 8 − 6 ÷ (8 + 1 − 7)


39
TTT NICESOIL Daft wafer - it's synthetic. SILICONE
6 SOTANVERI INVERTS 29 – 44 RAVINES AVERSION, INVESTOR*, NOTARIES, NOTARISE, SENORITA*, VOTARIES* 47
7 SHYAEMUAS AMUSES 35 – 50 MASHES ASSUME, MAHUAS*, MUSHES*, SASHAY, SHAMAS*, SHAMES*, SHAMUS*, YESSUM* 53
8 PTMHEOELC HOTEL 35 – 56 HELMET COMPLETE 61
9 IAEMRTOFN forment ☓ 35 – 63 FAINTER AMNIOTE*, FERMION*, FIREMAN, FOAMIER*, FORAMEN*, FOREMAN, FORMANT*, FORMATE, MERANTI*, MINARET*, MORAINE*, RAIMENT*, ROMAINE* 68
10 75 1 6 8 4 10 → 920 920
(75 + 8 + 6 + 4 − 1) × 10
45 – 73 920
(75 + 8 + 6 + 4 − 1) × 10


78
TTT FAYSRICH Crustacean for the twins perhaps? CRAYFISH
11 RCELRIOTD LOITER 51 – 79 EROTIC CREDITOR, DIRECTOR 86
12 KSCQUEOFD SUCKED 51 – 86 FOCUSED DEFOCUS* 93
13 BIONRIEGN IGNORE 57 – 92 BONIER ENROBING*, RINGBONE* 101
14 25 10 4 8 3 5 → 931 57 – 99 930
((25 − 3) × 4 + 5) × 10

Best: 931 = (25 × 5 + 8) × (4 + 3)

111
15 MANSRIGHT 57 – 99 HAMSTRING 121
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