Episode 4679

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Episode 4679 was broadcast on 30 September 2008, as part of Series 59.

Junaid Mubeen played Jonathan Gilligan, with Junaid Mubeen winning 74 – 62. The Dictionary Corner guest was Barry Cryer, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Junaid Mubeen Score Jonathan Gilligan Others Max.
1 NRSEOABRV REASON 6 – 6 REASON BARRENS*, BORANES*, BRAVOES*, OVERRAN* 7
2 WNUPAETSA UNSEAT 6 – 13 PEASANT PEANUTS, UNSWEPT* 14
3 FNTYEEORS fonters ☓ 6 – 19 FROSTY SOFTENER 22
4 AIALFNOTB ABLATION 14 – 19 batalion ☓ 30
5 2 7 5 10 3 3 → 899 900
3 × 3 × 10 × 5 × 2
21 – 26 900
3 × 3 × 10 × (7 + 5 − 2)

CV: 900

37
TTT HORSEALE Good listeners use these a lot. EARHOLES
6 OAESMMRID MEMOIRS 28 – 26 RIMMED MERMAIDS 45
7 RLRXEAUTG glarer ☓ 28 – 31 RELAX REGULAR 52
8 IAENMDPIG DAMPING 28 – 39 IMPEDING IMAGINED*, IMPINGED* 60
9 SRKTEOEST STROKES 35 – 46 STROKES ROSETTES*, TETROSES* 68
10 4 3 10 3 100 25 → 857 858
(100 + 25 − 3) × (10 − 3) + 4
42 – 46

CV: 857 = 3 × 10 × 25 + 100 + 3 + 4

78
TTT SAILINIT Do lovers carve them in a tree? INITIALS
11 MCJPOUIRD CRUMP 47 – 46 JUMP CORIUM*, MUCOID*, PODIUM 84
12 NLHEIETQS LENITES 54 – 46 HEIST LISENTE*, SHEITEL*, SHELTIE*, TENSILE 91
13 RDNOEIZDC noddier ☓ 54 – 52 COINED CINDER*, COINER*, CORDED*, CORNED, DINERO*, DOZIER*, DRONED, IRONED*, ORCEIN*, RIDDEN*, RINDED*, ZINCED*, ZIRCON* 97
14 6 1 8 8 25 100 → 610 610
(100 − 25 + 1) × 8 + 8 − 6
64 – 62 610
6 × 100 + 25 + 1 − 8 − 8


107
15 FIFTIECEN EFFICIENT
(1.25 seconds)
74 – 62 117
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