Episode 4727

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Episode 4727 was broadcast on 5 December 2008, and was the second quarter-final of Series 59.

Martin Bishop played Lee Simmonds, with Martin Bishop winning 112 – 64. The Dictionary Corner guest was Dr Phil Hammond, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Martin Bishop Score Lee Simmonds Others Max.
1 XCNOEOSSE EXCESS 6 – 6 SCONES CENSES*, COOEES*, NOOSES*, SCENES* 6
2 TMTSAIAEL SATIATE 13 – 6 METALS MALTIEST, SMALTITE* 14
3 DQZIAEKSP SPIKED 19 – 6 SPADE AZIDES*, ZAIDES* 20
4 TLDWUIEAI DILUTE 25 – 12 WILTED AUDILE*, DETAIL*, DILATE, TAILED*, WAILED*, WAITED*, WAULED* 26
5 9 3 2 8 6 1 → 265 265
(9 × 6 − 1) × (3 + 2)
35 – 12 268


36
TTT GAGSBROW Compost to help the baby sleep, perhaps? GROWBAGS
6 RSVRAEOEM REMOVERS 43 – 12 OVERARM 44
7 SNBOEINCE NIECES 49 – 18 BONCES BENISON*, BENNIES*, EBONIES*, EBONISE, INCENSE*, OBSCENE, SENECIO* 51
8 GRTTIAENR TREATING 57 – 26 TREATING RERATING* 59
9 GSRAUEYNA SUGARY 63 – 32 AUGERS GURNEYS 66
10 75 6 10 5 7 2 → 676 676
75 × (7 + 2) + 6 − 5
73 – 42 676
75 × (7 + 2) + 6 − 5


76
TTT HOTCRIER Persuasive speaking by butler or wake man, perhaps? RHETORIC
11 MSPEOIGNO IMPOSE 79 – 48 POSING MPINGOS*, NOISOME*, NOOGIES*, PIGEONS* 83
12 LTNHEUEIR RETINUE 86 – 48 HUNTER LUTHERN, LUTHIER*, NEITHER*, REUNITE*, THEREIN*, UTERINE 90
13 DTCOAILBA DACOIT 92 – 54 COBALT BIODATA*, CABILDO*, TABLOID 97
14 100 10 7 3 6 5 → 745 745
100 × 7 + (6 + 3) × 5
102 – 64 745
(100 + 6) × 7 + 3


107
15 KNITTEDII IDENTIKIT
(2 seconds)
112 – 64 117


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