Episode 4555

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Episode 4555 was broadcast on 6 March 2008, as part of Series 58.

Barry Smith played Helen Saddler, with Barry Smith winning 109 – 55. The Dictionary Corner guest was John Sergeant, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Barry Smith Score Helen Saddler Others Max.
1 TJTOAEFHZ FAZE 4 – 4 HAZE FETTA, THEFT*, THETA* 5
2 MSUIRTNOA RATIONS 11 – 11 AMOUNTS MANITOUS*, NATURISM*, RAINOUTS*, TINAMOUS 13
3 LEINWIGDE WIELDING 19 – 19 WIELDING 21
4 FTOQEESSP POSSET 25 – 25 POSSET POETESS* 28
5 25 8 8 5 1 3 → 383 383
(3 − 1 + 8 + 5) × 25 + 8
35 – 25 384


38
TTT LARDBEDS Old footballs used to have these. BLADDERS
6 DNAAGCORE GROANED 42 – 25 GANDER CARNAGE*, CONGAED*, CORDAGE, CRANAGE*, DECAGON*, DRACONE* 45
7 SCNIETPSE ENTICES 49 – 32 INSECTS INSPECTS, PECTINES* 53
8 RCOVAORSI ROARS 54 – 32 CORSAIR 60
9 NBEOIYTLN INLET 59 – 32 BENT BONNILY 67
10 75 10 9 3 6 3 → 872 872
(9 + 3 + 75) × 10 + 6 ÷ 3
69 – 42 872
(3 + 9) × 75 − 3 × 6 − 10


77
TTT SLAPSCUE They might hold your medicine in space. CAPSULES
11 XLMAUOSDE MODULES 76 – 42 MAULED 84
12 DRIOGDANI ADORING 83 – 49 RIDDING RADIOING 92
13 THMEUETLK KETTLE 89 – 55 KETTLE HELMET, METTLE 98
14 75 6 8 8 2 2 → 784 784
(75 + 2) × (8 + 2) + 8 + 6
99 – 55 782


108
15 ACATQUILT ACQUITTAL
(3.25 seconds)
109 – 55 118
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