Episode 4502

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Episode 4502 was broadcast on 13 December 2007, and was the first quarter-final of Series 57.

Mikey Lear played Craig Beevers, with Craig Beevers winning 106 – 69. The Dictionary Corner guest was Henry Blofeld, and the lexicographer was Alison Heard.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Mikey Lear Score Craig Beevers Others Max.
1 SMEDIMOEN MONIES 0 – 8 DEMONISE DEMONISM, DOMINEES*, ENDEMISM* 8
2 OALVORDPA DROOP 5 – 13 DROOP ADORAL*, APOLAR* 14
3 SBSTJEOAB SABOTS 11 – 19 BOASTS ABBESS*, ABBOTS*, BASEST*, BASSET*, BASTES*, BEASTS, JABOTS*, OBJETS* 20
4 EMEDCNIRE 7 11 – 26 ENDEMIC DEMINER*, ERMINED*, NEEDIER* 27
5 100 25 75 8 2 5 → 396 396
5 × 75 + 25 − 8 ÷ 2
21 – 36 396
5 × 75 + 25 − 8 ÷ 2


37
TTT BANDTUNA Small insects carrying lots of cakes. ABUNDANT
6 ULITLHEWE LITHE 26 – 41 WHILE WELLIE, WILLET* 43
7 HAOSNPIOR POISON 26 – 49 HARPOONS 51
8 OTAFSEPNC FACTS 26 – 57 CAPSTONE OPENCAST*, POSTFACE* 59
9 XTEOUICZR COURT 26 – 63 EXOTIC CORTEX*, CROUTE*, EROTIC 65
10 25 4 8 2 2 4 → 782 782
(4 × 25 − 2) × 8 − 2
36 – 73 782
(4 × 25 − 2) × 8 − 2


75
TTT RAINCUTS If you draw these, it's all over. CURTAINS
11 STAUESIYF SATISFY 43 – 80 SATISFY ESTUFAS*, EUSTASY*, FIESTAS*, TISSUEY* 82
12 RERANTIRG RERATING 51 – 88 RERATING 90
13 LEINGAMRI GERMINAL 59 – 96 MALINGER EMAILING, IMAGINER*, MALIGNER*, MIGRAINE* 98
14 25 10 7 5 6 4 → 529 529
(10 + 5 + 6) × 25 + 4
69 – 106 529
(10 + 5 + 6) × 25 + 4


108
15 BRAINYETC 69 – 106 CABINETRY 118
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