Episode 4523

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Episode 4523 was broadcast on 22 January 2008, as part of Series 58.

Marjorie Hillman played Aidan Wheatley, with Marjorie Hillman winning 73 – 69. The Dictionary Corner guest was Alastair Stewart, and the lexicographer was Alison Heard.

Notably, in round 8, the nine-letter word DECANTERS came up in reverse order.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Marjorie Hillman Score Aidan Wheatley Others Max.
1 MJZAIESAM MAIZE 0 – 6 AMAZES MIASMA*, SAMMIE*, ZAMIAS* 6
2 NHUARIXVO HOURI 5 – 6 HOUR AUXIN*, AXION*, NORIA*, RAVIN*, RHINO, VARIX 11
3 GSLEOONET LONGEST 12 – 6 songlets ☓ GENTLES*, GENTOOS*, TELOGEN* 18
4 RNIDOASWN DROWNS 12 – 13 ORDAINS ANDIRONS 26
5 25 6 7 9 5 3 → 252 253 12 – 23 252
9 × 25 + 3 × 7 + 6


36
TTT DOTFLARE Will it take the air out of Strauss' rodent? DEFLATOR
6 SEQOELCLI COLLIES 19 – 30 COLLIES 43
7 RPFAEGDEA PARADE 25 – 36 FEARED AFEARED* 50
8 SRETNACED CANTERED 33 – 36 DANCERS DECANTERS 68
9 YLIESANKI LIKENS 39 – 42 LIKENS SNEAKILY 76
10 2 3 7 9 10 5 → 850 845 39 – 52 850
((7 + 3) × 9 − 5) × 10


86
TTT SLIPHEAD X doesn't mark the spot - H does. HELIPADS
11 TPCOETIMO COMPOTE 46 – 52 POETIC TOTEMIC 93
12 LGOIHEUTS ghoulies ☓ 46 – 59 LOUTISH EULOGIST*, TOUGHIES 101
13 RTRBEUIPU RUPTURE 53 – 59 BRUTE PERTURB 108
14 9 7 5 7 2 9 → 313 313
9 × 5 × 7 − 2
63 – 69 313
9 × 5 × 7 − 2


118
15 GRIPATANK PARTAKING
(5 seconds)
73 – 69 128


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