Episode 4629

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Episode 4629 was broadcast on 24 June 2008, as part of Series 59.

Tony Gilgun played Arthur Frost, with Tony Gilgun winning 82 – 46. The Dictionary Corner guest was Ken Bruce, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

NOTE: Gilgun's offering of TINKLER in round 9 should have been disallowed, as it isn't in the dictionary. The final score should have been 75-46.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Tony Gilgun Score Arthur Frost Others Max.
1 OEALRSPLO POLAR 5 – 0 respool ☓ AEROSOL, APOLLOS*, LOOPERS, PAROLES, REPOSAL*, ROSELLA*, ROSEOLA* 7
2 RDPIEOSVA PROVIDES 13 – 0 DESPAIR VAPORISED 25
3 IOONCBSFT BOOTS 18 – 5 FONTS BONITOS* 32
4 DSNIEIMGR MINDERS 18 – 13 RESIDING DEMISING, DESIRING, REMISING*, RINGSIDE* 40
5 100 4 5 8 6 5 → 569 569
(100 − 5) × 6 − (5 − 4)
28 – 13


50
TTT EATSTHIS The sort who's always rushing in. HASTIEST
6 UOEHYLDCI CLOUDY 34 – 13 doylie ☓ CLOYED*, COILED*, COLDIE*, DIOECY*, DOCILE*, DOUCHE*, LOUCHE* 56
7 IEASRNGTD STRINGED 42 – 21 STRAINED GRADIENTS 74
8 EOHNSSEWD SHOWED 48 – 27 ENDOWS DONEES*, DOWSES*, NOSHED*, NOSHES*, SENSED*, SEWENS*, SHEENS*, SHEWED*, SNOWED, SONDES*, SWEDES* 80
9 IAERTPKNL TINKLER** 55 – 27 intaker ☓ INTERLAP*, TRAPLINE*, TRIPLANE 88
10 25 5 5 3 6 3 → 787 797
(6 × 5 + 5 − 3) × 25 − 3
60 – 27 791 ☓

CV: 785 Best: 787 = (25 × 6 + 5 + 3) × 5 − 3

98
TTT MOLESLIP Unlike petrol, it's a cheap pump. PLIMSOLE
11 AUOTCRQTA QUOTA 65 – 32 QUOTA ACTUATOR*, AUTOCRAT 106
12 AUEBPGDER UPGRADE 72 – 39 REBADGE BEDEGUAR* 114
13 IEALNSMFU FLAMES 72 – 46 FAMINES FLAMINES*, INFLAMES 122
14 50 6 5 5 6 7 → 182 72 – 46

CV: 182 = (50 − 6 − 5) × 5 − 6 − 7

132
15 RETRYTRIO TERRITORY
(3.25 seconds)
82 – 46 142
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