Episode 4702

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Episode 4702 was broadcast on 31 October 2008, as part of Series 59.

Dan O'Hara played Andy Crompton, with Andy Crompton winning 79 – 39. The Dictionary Corner guest was Sir Ranulph Fiennes, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Dan O'Hara Score Andy Crompton Others Max.
1 IOENRSBRI SOBER 0 – 6 BONIER BRINIER, IONISER*, IRONERS, IRONIES*, IRONISE*, NOISIER* 7
2 SYLEAOTMR movers ☓ 0 – 12 MOLEST MASTERLY* 15
3 PDNTEOAME POTMAN 6 – 18 PANTED NEMATODE*, TAMPONED 23
4 DDHIEERHP 6 6 – 24 PRIDED DERIDE*, HERDED* 29
5 2 8 2 75 50 25 → 382 400 6 – 31 383
(2 + 2) × 75 + 50 + 25 + 8

CV: 383 Best: 382 = (50 − 2) × 8 − 2

39
TTT THESLURS Madoc and Rendell missing and without pity. RUTHLESS
6 LSQOATVEL SOLVE 6 – 37 VALETS SOLVATE 46
7 TGTSGIAEO STOGIE 12 – 37 GOATS EGOTIST, OATIEST*, TOASTIE* 53
8 NRPLIAIAE PLAINER 12 – 45 AIRPLANE PERIANAL* 61
9 DMTDAOEBO BOOTED 18 – 51 BOOTED TABOOED* 68
10 7 5 5 6 2 25 → 665 18 – 51 669 ☓

CV: 665 = (5 × 25 + 6 + 2) × 5

78
TTT RIPESOUR Mother's best lake perhaps. SUPERIOR
11 FWDSEOIUC FOCUSED 25 – 51 CODES DEFOCUS*, FUCOIDS 85
12 NANZOSROR SOON 29 – 51 zoons ☓ RAZOOS, RAZORS*, ZORROS* 91
13 NXSRCUEIO cruiser ☓ 29 – 69 EXCURSION 109
14 5 5 4 2 6 100 → 835 835
(100 + 5) × (6 + 2) − 5
39 – 79 835
(100 + 5) × (6 + 2) − 5


119
15 TINTINHEE internee ☓
(12.25 seconds)
39 – 79 nineteenth ☓
(27 seconds)
NINETIETH 129
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