Episode 4634

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Episode 4634 was broadcast on 1 July 2008, as part of Series 59.

Neil MacKenzie played Shirley Lye, with Neil MacKenzie winning 104 – 80. The Dictionary Corner guest was Barry Norman, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Neil MacKenzie Score Shirley Lye Others Max.
1 TRGOISADO RADIOS 6 – 0 GRIST ASTROID, DASTOOR*, TOROIDS* 7
2 DLESREACS DEALERS 13 – 7 CLEARED DESCALERS* 25
3 HSOJUABAS BASH 17 – 11 BUSH BASHAS*, BASHOS, OUBAAS* 31
4 DBIENLUAR LAUNDER 24 – 18 BLANDER UNRIDABLE 49
5 25 50 6 9 3 8 → 648 648
(3 + 9) × 50 + 6 × 8
34 – 28 648
(3 + 9) × 50 + 6 × 8


59
TTT NIGELRAY There's one answer and it's not 2. YEARLING
6 RNEOSZEDU ENDORSE 41 – 28 DRONES ENDURES, ENDUROS, ENSURED*, RESOUND*, SOUNDER, ZONURES* 66
7 XIMNYELME EXILE 46 – 33 ENEMY MYELIN*, XYLENE* 72
8 TDIEMQOKN minked ☓ 46 – 39 MINTED MONIED, OINKED*, TONKED* 78
9 TCMAANESI STAMINA 53 – 39 STANCE AMNESIAC, ANIMATES, ESTANCIA*, NEMATICS*, SEMANTIC 86
10 6 7 8 9 5 50 → 254 254
50 × 5 + 9 − 7 + 8 − 6
63 – 49 254
50 × 5 + 8 − 7 + 9 − 6


96
TTT PIPBARGE Can this noisy musician put the icing on the cake? BAGPIPER
11 PTUERTNRO PORTENT 70 – 56 TROOPER TORRENT*, TORTURE 103
12 LCRIUESRI CRUISER 77 – 63 CRUISER CRUISIE*, CURLERS, CURLIER, CURRIES, SUCRIER*, SURLIER* 110
13 PODGIONHT HOOTING 84 – 70 HOOPING PHOTOING 118
14 7 3 5 1 1 50 → 367 367
50 × 7 + 3 × 5 + 1 + 1
94 – 80 367
50 × 7 + 3 × 5 + 1 + 1


128
15 ROMPICHIC MICROCHIP
(15.25 seconds)
104 – 80 138
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