Episode 4744

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Episode 4744 was broadcast on 27 January 2009, and was the fourth quarter-final of Championship of Champions XIII.

Kai Laddiman played Nick Wainwright, with Nick Wainwright winning 94 – 91. The Dictionary Corner guest was Paul Zenon, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Kai Laddiman Score Nick Wainwright Others Max.
1 QRFAOTAEN ORNATE 6 – 0 AORTA 6
2 TSGDIUAEA DIGEST 6 – 7 AGISTED GAUDIEST 14
3 ARZELEATD RELATED 13 – 14 RELATED AERATED*, ALERTED*, ALTERED*, LAZARET*, TEAZLED*, TREADLE 21
4 SNCBOAIII BIONIC 19 – 20 CABINS BIONICS 28
5 100 25 7 9 5 3 → 501 501
100 × 5 − (9 − 7) + 3
29 – 30 501
100 × 5 + 7 + 3 − 9


38
TTT PALEBONE A tall runner in more ways than one. BEANPOLE
6 MSNTEAOEE MEANEST 36 – 37 MEANEST EASEMENT* 46
7 SITIDLISO DISTILS 43 – 37 IDIOTS 53
8 GBDLOEECR LODGER 49 – 43 LODGER BODGER, BOLDER, CODGER*, COLDER*, CORBEL*, CREOLE*, GLOBED*, LEDGER*, RECODE* 59
9 AUNXSOCIP COUSIN 49 – 50 ANXIOUS 66
10 6 3 8 9 2 8 → 440 440
(6 × 9 + 3 − 2) × 8
59 – 60 440
9 × 8 × 6 + 8


76
TTT RIOTCLAN A string of rip-offs in the sky, perhaps? CONTRAIL
11 SDUERETON DENTURES 59 – 78 DEUTERONS 94
12 MDNSOAAAU DAMSON 65 – 84 MOUNDS OSMUNDA* 101
13 EPTIETKUP PETITE 71 – 84 PIPE PIPETTE* 108
14 100 8 1 2 6 7 → 972 972
(100 + 8) × (7 + 2) × 1
81 – 94 972
(100 + 6 + 2) × (8 + 1)


118
15 ACUTSKIRT TRACKSUIT
(1.5 seconds)
91 – 94 128
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