Episode 4503

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Episode 4503 was broadcast on 14 December 2007, and was the second quarter-final of Series 57.

Steve Baines played James Hurrell, with Steve Baines winning 100 – 83. The Dictionary Corner guest was Henry Blofeld, and the lexicographer was Alison Heard.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Steve Baines Score James Hurrell Others Max.
1 LGNAEEAMN MANGLE 6 – 6 MANAGE ANLAGEN*, GAMELAN*, GLEEMAN*, LAGENAE*, MELAENA*, MELANGE 7
2 KIEYCNELA NICELY 12 – 6 LIKEN ALKENE*, ALKYNE*, ENLACE*, KEENLY, LACKEY*, NICKEL* 13
3 ISCTEAORM ATOMISER 20 – 14 AMORTISE MATRICES, MORTICES* 21
4 DAUJXNOAR AROUND 26 – 20 AROUND ADJOURN* 28
5 75 9 2 7 8 5 → 340 340
(75 − 7) × 5
36 – 30 340
(75 − 7) × 5


38
TTT LIMOHERO A family treasure to weave your locks on. HEIRLOOM
6 TOIHTMAEG HOMAGE 42 – 30 TIGHT GHETTO*, HOAGIE*, HOTTIE* 44
7 COEIDSSNI codenes ☓ 42 – 37 INSIDES DECISIONS 62
8 EOEBPSTSA PASTES 48 – 43 PASTES PESETAS*, POETESS* 69
9 TRRPOIOET POTTIER 55 – 50 POTTIER POTRERO*, ROOTIER*, TROOPER, TROOPIE* 76
10 6 9 1 10 6 5 → 459 459
(5 × 10 + 1) × 9
65 – 60 459
(5 × 10 + 1) × 9


86
TTT ICECLUBS Changing rooms for sugar lumps. CUBICLES
11 FSRDLEEUI FIELDERS 73 – 68 FIELDERS DEFILERS*, LEISURED* 94
12 NOFANETDI FAINTED 73 – 76 ANTINODE ANOINTED 102
13 EEWSTLUTR LETTERS 80 – 83 LETTERS SETTLER*, STERLET*, SWELTER*, TRESTLE*, TRUSTEE, TURTLES, WELTERS*, WRESTLE 109
14 10 10 2 8 5 3 → 947 947
(10 × 10 − 5) × (8 + 2) − 3
90 – 83 950


119
15 VERBALDUO BOULEVARD
(9.5 seconds)
100 – 83 129
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