Episode 4500

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Episode 4500 was broadcast on 11 December 2007, as part of Series 57.

Jason Cullen played Colin Lawton, with Jason Cullen winning 91 – 63. The Dictionary Corner guest was Henry Blofeld, and the lexicographer was Alison Heard.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Jason Cullen Score Colin Lawton Others Max.
1 WKTUAISNR TRAINS 6 – 0 RAINS KIRTANS* 7
2 CNFAENOES CANOES 12 – 6 CANONS ANCONES*, FENNECS* 14
3 AEITZSDTD STATED 18 – 12 TASTED AZIDES*, DITZES*, TATIES*, ZAIDES* 20
4 HRGEOADSI goaders ☓ 18 – 18 HOARSE DISHRAG*, GHERAOS, HAIRDOS*, HEGIRAS*, HOAGIES*, OGREISH*, RADIOES*, ROADIES, SHADIER* 27
5 50 75 25 10 4 8 → 924 924
(75 + 25 − 8) × 10 + 4
28 – 18 925


37
TTT NICESLED The lambs shall be kept quiet. SILENCED
6 RPGTAEIRP GRIPPER 35 – 18 trappier ☓ GAPPIER*, GRAPIER*, PERIAPT, TRAPPER, TRIPPER* 44
7 JMSOIRANI RAISIN 41 – 18 MAINS MANOIRS* 51
8 TENRVIETA RETAIN 47 – 24 NATTER ENTREAT*, ITERATE*, NATTIER*, NITRATE*, RETINAE*, TERNATE*, TERTIAN*, TRAINEE*, VETERAN 58
9 IEPBONUDM POUND 52 – 24 impuned ☓ IMPOUND 65
10 75 10 5 2 1 3 → 775 775
(75 + 2) × 10 + 5
62 – 34 775
75 × 10 + (3 + 2) × 5


75
TTT RACKMESS Money for a few kisses, perhaps? SMACKERS
11 RTHSOAOER ORATORS 69 – 41 ROOSTER EARSHOT, HOARSER*, HOOTERS, RESHOOT*, RHETORS*, ROASTER*, ROOTERS*, SHOOTER*, SHORTER*, SOOTHER, TOREROS* 82
12 MQULDNOEX MOULD 74 – 46 MOULD DOLMEN*, LOUDEN*, MENUDO*, MODULE, NODULE 88
13 OEOLBGARM GAMBLER 81 – 53 BLOOMER EMBARGO*, GAMBREL*, LEGROOM, MOORAGE* 95
14 100 10 3 6 7 1 → 861 863 81 – 63 861
(100 − (6 ÷ 3 × 7)) × 10 + 1


105
15 ROOFPRESS PROFESSOR
(2.75 seconds)
91 – 63 115
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