Episode 4570

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Episode 4570 was broadcast on 2 April 2008, as part of Series 58.

Nigel Davies played Chris Smith, with Nigel Davies winning 90 – 38. The Dictionary Corner guest was Lynda Baron, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Nigel Davies Score Chris Smith Others Max.
1 HTSIOANXI HOIST 0 – 6 TOXINS AXIONS*, HOISIN, ISATIN*, SHANTI*, SIXAIN*, TAHINI* 6
2 TBLTOIEDA BOTTLED 7 – 13 BLOTTED BATTLED*, BLATTED*, BLOATED*, TABLOID, TOADLET 13
3 NTCEEANWI CANTEEN 14 – 20 CANTEEN ANCIENT, ENTWINE 20
4 PSYPOEIRA SOPPIER 21 – 20 parodies ☓ APPRISE, PREPAYS, SAPPIER*, SOAPIER, YAPPERS*, YAPPIER* 27
5 25 9 4 8 3 5 → 615 615
3 × 8 × (5 − 4 + 25) − 9
31 – 20 614


37
TTT HEARTMOP Bumped into quartet as a figure of speech. METAPHOR
6 LRNQIOUED LINED 36 – 20 liquer ☓ LIQUORED 45
7 MZTUEASNM STAMEN 42 – 26 STAMEN MENTUMS* 52
8 LBMEAHTOE HAMLET 48 – 26 THEME BOATEL*, BOLETE*, HELMET, LOATHE*, LOBATE*, MABELE*, OBLATE*, OLEATE* 58
9 DGMAOERVN GROANED 55 – 26 MANOR DRAGOMEN*, MANGROVE, VENOGRAM* 66
10 100 4 7 9 10 2 → 823 824 ☓ 55 – 26

CV: 823 = (100 − 7 − 2) × 9 + 4

76
TTT CHIPLARD Bob's cat acting fishy. PILCHARD
11 KSFOIARLJ SAILOR 61 – 26 FORKS FAKIRS*, FLAIRS*, FLORAS*, FOLIAR*, FRAILS*, KAFIRS*, KAIROS* 82
12 CSPRIOUIR CURIOS 67 – 32 CURIOS CIRRUS*, CORPUS, CROUPS*, CURSOR*, PRIORS* 88
13 CRSEOEGFL FORGES 73 – 38 FLEERS FORELEGS 96
14 25 5 7 4 2 4 → 982 986
(4 + 4) × 5 × 25 − 7 × 2
80 – 38

CV: 982 = (5 × 4 × 25 − 7) × 2 − 4

106
15 PENDCHEEK HENPECKED
(4.75 seconds)
90 – 38 116
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