Episode S28

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Episode S28 was broadcast on 2 August 2010, as a special episode between two child prodigies, Kai Laddiman who was an octochamp in Series 59 and Dinos Sfyris who won three games in Series 57.

Kai Laddiman played Dinos Sfyris, with Dinos Sfyris winning 90 – 84. The Dictionary Corner guest was Gary Osborne, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Kai Laddiman Score Dinos Sfyris Others Max.
1 SADOBERAV bravadoes ☓ 0 – 0 bravadoes ☓ SEABOARD 8
2 CDITASIEP ASEPTIC 7 – 0 ASPECT DEISTIC*, DEPICTS*, DICIEST, PACIEST* 15
3 IERNIRNAL RAINIER 14 – 7 ANILINE AIRLINER 23
4 KSONEFICT SECTION 21 – 14 CONFITS INFECTS*, KENOTIC*, KETONIC*, NOTICES*, SNICKET* 30
5 100 50 25 75 3 6 → 384 383 21 – 24 384
(6 ÷ (50 ÷ 25) + 100) × 3 + 75


40
TTT DEADENDS It's not a crossword, but 1 down springs to mind. SADDENED
6 BTEDUQOLI QUILTED 28 – 31 OBLIQUE QUODLIBET 58
7 RGAIYOFDT GRATIFY 35 – 31 drafty ☓ 65
8 RPEROMAPR PROPER 35 – 38 PAMPERO 72
9 ELPUESTSI EPISTLES 35 – 56 SLEEPSUIT 90
10 50 3 6 9 10 4 → 273 273
(50 ÷ (10 − 9) − 4) × 6 − 3
45 – 66 273
6 × 50 − 3 × 9


100
TTT BREAKSIN Uncovered flesh on the rug, perhaps? BEARSKIN
11 HEIXTOJUS HOIST 50 – 66 toushe ☓ OUTJIES* 107
12 WSAREVIZH WAIVERS 57 – 73 WAIVERS WASHIER*, WHARVES* 114
13 OAGDEULGN LOUNGED 64 – 80 LOUNGED GANGLED*, GUDGEON, LANGUED* 121
14 8 5 4 10 2 5 → 295 295
(8 × 4 × 2 + 5 − 10) × 5
74 – 90 295
(8 × 4 − 2) × 10 − 5


131
15 MISTYPOOP POMPOSITY
(11 seconds)
84 – 90 141
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