Episode 4669

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Episode 4669 was broadcast on 16 September 2008 as part of Series 59.

Tony Welby played Denise McHale, with Denise McHale winning 83 – 44. The Dictionary Corner guest was Henry Blofeld, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Tony Welby Score Denise McHale Others Max.
1 NHREOADOR HARDEN 6 – 0 DRONE ADORNER, HOARDER, HORNERO*, RHODORA* 7
2 CNSREAESI SCREENS 6 – 8 RACINESS INCREASES 25
3 DHLEOEXIS helixes ☓ 6 – 13 HEXES OILSEED* 32
4 RRKNAOITN RATION 12 – 19 NATION ANOINT, INTRON*, KIRTAN*, NATRON*, TROIKA* 38
5 75 7 6 7 10 8 → 887 903 12 – 26 886
(8 − 6 + 10) × 75 − 7 − 7

CV: 887 = (75 + 7 + 6) × 10 + 7

48
TTT KISSPETE The most annoying cartoon characters, perhaps? PESKIEST
6 SPRLOEOIM IMPLORES 20 – 26 SIMPLER IMPLORES, LIPOSOME* 56
7 SGFAEANIJ SINGE 25 – 31 SINGE EASING*, FEIGNS, GANEFS* 62
8 RWRPAOOLE paroler ☓ 25 – 37 LOOPER PROWLER 69
9 SNTNOEIST STONIEST 33 – 45 STONIEST TENSIONS, TINSTONE*, TONTINES*, TOTSIENS* 77
10 75 8 8 7 5 4 → 288 33 – 55 288
4 × 75 − (7 + 5)


87
TTT DEARSINS If you want to eat these, you'll need the right key. SARDINES
11 GBRGAAIBA bragg ☓ 33 – 55 airbag ☓ RAGBAG 93
12 MPDEIUTVA MUTED 38 – 60 TAPED IMPUTED 100
13 LMZOEIQSD SMILED 44 – 66 MODELS MIDSOLE* 107
14 25 8 2 3 7 9 → 486 485 ☓ 44 – 73 485
(8 + 9 + 2) × 25 + 7 + 3

CV: 486 = (2 × 25 + 7 − 3) × 9

117
15 COUNTDOWH 44 – 83 TOUCHDOWN
(13 seconds)
127
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