Episode S45

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Episode S45 was a special episode broadcast on 8 May 2015, which featured 2 prominent contestants from the show's past.

Graham Nash played John Brackstone, with Graham Nash winning 94 – 49. The Dictionary Corner guest was Gyles Brandreth, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Like Episode S43 and S44, this episode was also broadcast at 6am.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Graham Nash Score John Brackstone Others Max.
1 NLFUEISLR FILLERS 7 – 7 FILLERS FULLERS*, INFUSER*, REFILLS 7
2 DSZAEENMD DEMANDS 14 – 14 DEMEANS AMENDED*, DEADENS*, DEADMEN*, MADDENS* 14
3 75 3 5 3 10 10 → 975 975
(10 + 3) × 75
24 – 14


24
TTT MISSPELT Simon said it was the easiest thing he'd ever done. SIMPLEST
4 THBOIAFPD PHOBIA 30 – 14 HABIT 30
5 TSGEEADRL TREADLES 38 – 14 LARGEST RESTAGED 38
6 75 1 9 5 8 9 → 599 599
8 × 75 − 1
48 – 24 599
8 × 75 − 1


48
7 TGPOIOCTI TOPIC 53 – 29 OPTIC COGITO*, PTOTIC* 54
8 RNLEUOCVM UNCOVER 60 – 29 CLOVER 61
9 75 1 9 8 5 8 → 175 175
(5 − 1) × 9 + 8 × 8 + 75
70 – 29


71
TTT ACOLDONE There's nothing cold about one, in fact quite the opposite. CANOODLE
10 SPSOAOMRE soapers ☓ 70 – 35 SPORES PROSOMAS 79
11 SJTIEONHW WHITENS 77 – 42 WHITENS HISTONE*, TOWNIES, TOWNISH* 86
12 PKSEIEDRQ PRESIDE 84 – 42 respiked ☓ PESKIER 93
13 NSNOIABGR bonings ☓ 84 – 42 signora ☓ ABORNING 101
14 100 9 10 3 8 1 → 374 372 84 – 49 373
3 × 100 + 8 × 9 + 1

RR: 374 = (100 − 9) × (3 + 1) + 10

111
15 SNAILGOAT NOSTALGIA
(23.25 seconds)
94 – 49 121
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