Episode 4562

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Episode 4562 was broadcast on 21 March 2008, as part of Series 58.

Tony Durrant played Colin Beck, with Tony Durrant winning 98 – 70. The Dictionary Corner guest was Dennis Taylor, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Tony Durrant Score Colin Beck Others Max.
1 GNGZEAEMS MENAGES 7 – 0 GAMES ENGAGES, MANEGES* 7
2 BUTAXPTER PUTTER 13 – 6 BUTTER ABUTTER* 14
3 NMKLEIONB NIMBLE 19 – 12 NIMBLE LINKMEN 21
4 LRGAEITHM LIGHTER 26 – 12 GATHER LITHARGE*, MEGALITH 29
5 50 3 7 1 9 6 → 847 847
(9 + 7) × (50 + 3) − 1
36 – 22 847
(9 + 1 + 7) × 50 − 3


39
TTT LAMBSTOO Male cats' hats, at the fair. TOMBOLAS
6 PSPAIEMCN NAPPIES 43 – 29 NAPPIES AMNESIC*, CINEMAS*, ENCAMPS, INSCAPE*, PINESAP* 46
7 DVFROIATF FART 43 – 34 AVOID ADRIFT*, ADROIT*, AFFORD, TARIFF 52
8 REOTSRICS SORRIEST 51 – 34 ROITERS CROSIERS*, RESISTOR*, ROISTERS 60
9 DSHLUAASO SHOULD 57 – 40 SHOALS DOSHAS*, DOSSAL*, DOULAS*, LOADSA*, SADHUS*, SALADS, SAOLAS* 66
10 50 1 3 2 3 7 → 568 569
(7 + 3 + 1) × (50 + 2) − 3
64 – 40 572

CV: 567 Best: 568 = (50 + 7) × (3 × 3 + 1) − 2

76
TTT PLAYDISH Queen Mary was one, in both senses. LADYSHIP
11 SRLTUEADR SALUTED 71 – 47 SALUTED RUDERALS* 84
12 JDWDNEAEC JAWED 71 – 53 DANCED DAWNED*, DEADEN, DECADE*, DECANE*, WEANED, WENDED* 90
13 PTLRIEONT TRIPLET 78 – 60 POINTER LITOPTERN* 108
14 6 1 7 5 3 9 → 422 422
7 × 6 × (9 + 1) + 5 − 3
88 – 70 422
7 × 6 × (9 + 1) + 5 − 3


118
15 FIRINGPOT PROFITING
(3 seconds)
98 – 70 128
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