Episode 4685

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Episode 4685 was broadcast on 8 October 2008, as part of Series 59.

Kai Laddiman played Alex Gaywood, with Kai Laddiman winning 89 – 56. The Dictionary Corner guest was Nicholas Owen, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Kai Laddiman Score Alex Gaywood Others Max.
1 SETSIMENP SPINES 6 – 6 SPINES EMPTINESS 18
2 TTOIOZGIF TOOT 10 – 10 GIFT ZOFTIG* 24
3 MQRAITESL RETAILS 17 – 10 8 ARMLETS*, MAESTRI*, MAILERS*, MALTIER*, MILTERS*, MISTRAL, REALISM*, REALIST, SALTIER*, SALTIRE* 31
4 YIATDEALC clayed ☓ 17 – 16 TAILED ACYLATED* 39
5 75 50 100 5 2 7 → 637 627 17 – 23 639
(100 + 2) × 7 − 75

CV: 637 = 7 × 100 − 50 − (75 ÷ 5 − 2)

49
TTT TRUENAME If you're this, you can count your blessings. NUMERATE
6 OANSGEASW WAGONS 23 – 23 GOWNS GENOAS*, GOSSAN*, GOWANS*, SANGAS*, SEASON, SWAGES* 55
7 ICRTEIRCL CIRCLE 29 – 29 CRITIC CIRCLET, ICTERIC* 62
8 RSAERDOTH SHORTER 36 – 36 HARDEST HOARDERS*, ROADSTER* 70
9 MTXUUIPNR TURNIP 42 – 36 PRINT UPTURN* 76
10 50 6 10 9 5 1 → 820 820
(50 + 1) × (10 + 6) + 9 − 5
52 – 36 821


86
TTT GOINPLAN Search for gold, looking for this anteater. PANGOLIN
11 RAOTSVEHN HARVEST 59 – 43 SHORTEN ANOTHER, ANTHERS*, EARSHOT*, HOARSEN*, HORNETS*, NOVATES*, SANTERO*, SENATOR*, SENHORA*, SERVANT*, TAVERNS*, THRONES, TREASON*, VERSANT* 93
12 DOEAEMSNG MANGOES 66 – 43 GONADS ENDGAMES, MEGADOSE* 101
13 KREOPDUPN PONDER 72 – 49 POURED POUNDER, PRONKED, UNROPED* 108
14 100 25 50 75 8 4 → 897 896
8 × 100 + 75 + 25 − 4
79 – 56 896
8 × 100 + 75 + 25 − 4

CV: 896

115
15 ODDTHESIS SHODDIEST
(7.5 seconds)
89 – 56 125
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