Episode 4730

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Episode 4730 was broadcast on 10 December 2008, and was the first semi-final of Series 59.

Kai Laddiman played Charlie Reams, with Charlie Reams winning 99 – 70. The Dictionary Corner guest was Jo Brand, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Kai Laddiman Score Charlie Reams Others Max.
1 TLIEYSTAV STATELY 7 – 0 7 VILAYETS* 8
2 SNPLUAEIU SPANIEL 14 – 0 PLANES NAUPLIUS* 16
3 EAPLBIMOS IMPALES 21 – 7 MOBILES ABLEISM*, LIPOMAS*, OBELIAS* 23
4 NSZTAIEOI STAIN 21 – 14 IONIZES SANITIZE, SATINIZE* 31
5 75 25 10 2 2 3 → 607 610 21 – 21 608
(75 + 25) × 3 × 2 + 10 − 2

CV: 607 = 75 ÷ 3 × 25 − 2 × 10 + 2

41
TTT ILLOTTER Eleanor is wrong; makes parcels from pasta. TORTELLI
6 RTLQAEOUP EQUATOR 28 – 28 PROLATE OPAQUER*, PARQUET*, QUORATE*, TORULAE* 48
7 DPIENASRB PRAISED 28 – 36 SPRAINED BRANDIES 56
8 RTRGOUEOA GRATER 28 – 43 OUTRAGE GROUTER* 63
9 ROEJADGEF FORAGED 35 – 50 FORAGED 70
10 25 5 4 5 3 7 → 214 212 35 – 57 215
(4 + 5) × 25 − (3 + 7)

CV: 214 = (4 + 5) × (25 − (5 − 3)) + 7

80
TTT COINITSO The drink of champion athletes, maybe. ISOTONIC
11 ICCESTIOR CRITICS 42 – 64 CRITICS CORTICES 88
12 NSDTAEIOR ORDINATES 60 – 82 NOTARISED DERATIONS* 106
13 DXNAUHISL UNSAID 60 – 89 SUNDIAL INHAULS* 113
14 100 7 1 5 8 10 → 823 823
(100 + 1) × 8 + 10 + 5
70 – 99 823
(100 + 5) × 8 − 10 − 7


123
15 AMBERNAIL marinable ☓
(20.5 seconds)
70 – 99 bailerman ☓
(28.75 seconds)
LAMEBRAIN 133
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