Episode 4703

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Episode 4703 was broadcast on 3 November 2008, as part of Series 59.

Andy Crompton played Sylvia Fountain, with Andy Crompton winning 81 – 55. The Dictionary Corner guest was Sir Ranulph Fiennes, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Andy Crompton Score Sylvia Fountain Others Max.
1 SSHNOAOPM SHAMPOOS 8 – 8 SHAMPOOS 8
2 TPRMAOOLR PORTAL 14 – 8 TROOP TAPROOM 15
3 AIEFNLDBA FABLED 20 – 8 BLAND FINDABLE 23
4 PCHNIUESK PINCHES 27 – 8 punches ☓6 ECHINUS*, PECKISH, PUCKISH*, PUNCHES, PUNKISH*, UNPICKS* 30
5 100 6 7 1 2 1 → 723 722
(100 + 2 + 1) × 7 + 1
34 – 15 724
7 × 100 + (2 + 1 + 1) × 6

CV: 722 = (100 + 2 + 1) × 7 + 1
Best: 723 = (100 + 6 ÷ 2) × 7 + 1 + 1

40
TTT HUGALERT If you add an S, it changes from hilarity to horror. LAUGHTER
6 DTSTAOEIN TOASTED 41 – 22 STAINED ANTIDOTES, STATIONED 58
7 TXWEOEMND DEMOTE 47 – 28 EXTEND DEMENT*, DENOTE*, DENTEX*, EMOTED*, MEOWED*, TONEME*, TOWNEE, WONTED* 64
8 LTZRAAAET LATTER 53 – 34 LATTER LAZARET 71
9 NTEIPDOSS POINTED 53 – 42 DEPOSITS DOPINESS*, STIPENDS, TOPSIDES* 79
10 100 8 6 4 3 8 → 946 940
(6 + 3) × 100 + 8 × 4 + 8
58 – 42

CV: 945 Best: 946 = (100 − 8 − 6) × (8 + 3)

89
TTT CARALIVE This car isn't alive any more, but who's laughing? CAVALIER
11 DRVEIAQSD DRIVES 64 – 48 VARIED ADVISED, ADVISER 96
12 LCRNAEONL COLLAR 64 – 55 CORNEAL CORELLA*, LLANERO, OCELLAR* 103
13 EIARCGEFS FAERIES 71 – 55 CARIES FIACRES, FREESIA*, REFACES*, SERFAGE* 110
14 25 8 9 3 1 4 → 958 968 ☓ 71 – 55

CV: 958 = (4 × 9 + 3 − 1) × 25 + 8

120
15 SHEETICES CHEESIEST
(13 seconds)
81 – 55 130
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