Episode 4690

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Episode 4690 was broadcast on 15 October 2008, as part of Series 59.

John McCarthy played Charlie Reams, with Charlie Reams winning 114 – 69. The Dictionary Corner guest was Ann Widdecombe, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection John McCarthy Score Charlie Reams Others Max.
1 SNGOUOMDN MOUNDS 6 – 6 MOUNDS GNOMONS* 7
2 RTNFEIAEL ENTER 6 – 14 TREENAIL INTERLEAF*, REINFLATE 25
3 NRSWAIANO WARNS 6 – 20 ANIONS NAIRAS*, NORIAS*, RONINS*, ROWANS 31
4 PRLREUOEN OPENER 6 – 27 PLEURON 38
5 100 6 5 3 10 7 → 294 294
100 × 3 − 6
16 – 37 294
100 × 3 − 6


48
TTT EGGBREAD Defied belief of someone asking for food. BEGGARED
6 CMHRUIOEA CHIMERA 23 – 44 CHIMERA MORCEAU*, URAEMIC* 55
7 TDPIUEIBN PUNTED 29 – 50 PITIED UNPITIED* 63
8 RSLMEIAET EMAILERS 37 – 58 MATERIEL ATELIERS*, EARLIEST*, EMIRATES*, MEALIEST*, MEASLIER*, STEAMIER* 71
9 TFDMAIAED FADED 42 – 63 MATED DIADEM 77
10 50 5 1 3 9 10 → 171 171
(50 + 10) × 3 − 9
52 – 73 171
(9 − 10 ÷ 5 + 50) × 3


87
TTT ARIACLAM Eight arms means plenty of rings. CALAMARI
11 PQDOIIATE OPIATE 52 – 80 OPIATED 94
12 NGTROAEZT ORNATE 52 – 87 NEGATOR GAROTTE* 101
13 LBSRIEOSI BOSSIER 59 – 94 BOILERS BOILIES*, LIBEROS, LORISES*, RIBLESS*, RISIBLE, RISSOLE* 108
14 75 5 4 7 2 6 → 148 148
75 × 2 − (7 − 5)
69 – 104 148
75 × 2 − (6 − 4)


118
15 DENTSPICE 69 – 114 INSPECTED
(11.25 seconds)
128


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