Episode 4554

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Episode 4554 was broadcast on 5 March 2008, as part of Series 58.

Barry Smith played Anne Hellier, with Barry Smith winning 83 – 53. The Dictionary Corner guest was John Sergeant, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Barry Smith Score Anne Hellier Others Max.
1 NTSEAIDTC DICTATES 8 – 8 DISTANCE INSTATED* 8
2 DRTEOELHA HALTERED 16 – 8 LEOTARD LATHERED*, RATHOLED* 16
3 RSENMLIEA MARINES 23 – 15 MAILERS EMAILERS, MEASLIER*, MINERALS 24
4 FGDEEIRTA FRIDGE 23 – 22 GRAFTED FIDGETER, GAITERED* 32
5 75 8 5 4 7 6 → 925 924
(7 + 5) × 75 + 6 × 4
30 – 29 924
(7 + 5) × 75 + 6 × 4

CV: 925 = (75 − 6) × (8 + 5) + 4 × 7

42
TTT SLOWRACK Sorcerors battling with their hair. WARLOCKS
6 SPGMEEORI PROMISE 37 – 29 GROPES PROMISEE, REIMPOSE* 50
7 UECHMAJXD CHUM 41 – 33 MADE CAUDEX* 56
8 OOGDSLEIN GOODIES 48 – 33 LOSING EIDOLONS*, SIDELONG*, SOLENOID* 64
9 TRSAIIPNE PAINTERS 56 – 41 PERTAINS PAINTIER*, PANTRIES*, PARITIES*, PINASTER*, PRISTINE, RAINIEST*, REPAINTS* 72
10 75 9 4 7 2 6 → 539 539
(75 + 2) × 7
66 – 41 538


82
TTT BEMYLASS Work on this line at school, perhaps? ASSEMBLY
11 TMQROIEDN MORDENT 73 – 41 MINTED MINORED* 89
12 ZBPYAUIOT upity ☓ 73 – 46 POUTY PAYOUT* 95
13 SRSTEAONL SNORTS 73 – 53 LOANERS ASSENTOR*, SALTERNS*, SANTEROS*, SENATORS, TREASONS 103
14 25 7 8 4 10 5 → 366 366
(25 + 5 + 7) × 10 − 4
83 – 53 370


113
15 SUPERCULT 83 – 53 SCULPTURE 123
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