Episode 4557

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Episode 4557 was broadcast on 10 March 2008, as part of Series 58.

Bob O'Keefe played Richard Coombs, with Bob O'Keefe winning 80 – 52. The Dictionary Corner guest was John Sergeant, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Bob O'Keefe Score Richard Coombs Others Max.
1 RDREUESCN RESCUED 7 – 0 CURDS CENSURED, REDUCERS* 8
2 MZAOIPRAT IMPORT 13 – 0 AORTA APORIA*, ARMPIT*, IMPART, OPTIMA*, PARAMO*, PATRIA*, TAMARI* 14
3 NPSEIOYRL SENIOR 19 – 0 repose ☓ EPSILON, LEPROSY*, ORPINES*, PROLINE*, PROSILY*, SPOILER 21
4 DSDDAEUNF SUNDAE 25 – 0 funded ☓5 DEFUNDS*, SNAFUED* 28
5 50 5 10 8 9 2 → 104 104
2 × 50 + 9 − 5
35 – 10 104
5 − (9 − 8) + 50 × 2


38
TTT RICEDUST You might be deeply dippy about these. CRUDITES
6 JEAETTVIS STAVE 40 – 15 STATE JETTIES, STATIVE* 45
7 LSNAIEGLR 40 – 22 LEASING SIGNALLER 63
8 EATQKODPI OPIATED 47 – 22 OPIATE 70
9 NCTOIEHSM SHINE 47 – 29 MOISTEN CENTIMOS* 78
10 25 3 2 10 3 2 → 562 559 47 – 39 562
2 × 10 × (25 + 3) + 2


88
TTT DATEDREP Set off and was dearly missed. DEPARTED
11 DSRAIEBWS BRAISES 54 – 46 BRAISED SEABIRDS, SIDEBARS 96
12 RRHAEOLAN LOANER 60 – 52 LOANER AREOLAR* 103
13 MCTEOILRS comliest ☓ 60 – 52 implores ☓ CLOISTER*, CORMLETS*, CORTILES*, COSTLIER, MORTICES* 111
14 100 10 1 4 6 9 → 830 830
100 × 9 − (6 + 1) × 10
70 – 52 840


121
15 EARTHWEED WEATHERED
(16.5 seconds)
80 – 52 131
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