Episode 4752

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Episode 4752 was broadcast on 6 February 2009, as part of Series 60.

Lisa Thomson played Mike Spellar, with Mike Spellar winning 82 – 80. The Dictionary Corner guest was John Inverdale, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Lisa Thomson Score Mike Spellar Others Max.
1 HNQZRIEOW HEROIN 6 – 6 WHINER 6
2 EADCCRRIT CARRIED 13 – 6 CRATER ACCREDIT 14
3 LNSTXDAAI STAND 18 – 11 STAIN ASLANT*, DALASI, DIANAS*, DISTAL*, INSTAL*, ISLAND*, LANAIS*, LIANAS*, NAIADS*, SALINA*, SANDAL, STADIA*, TANIAS* 20
4 MGPOEYRIL PRELIM 24 – 17 LIMPER IMPLORE*, POLYMER 27
5 100 5 1 9 5 10 → 624 624
(1 + 5) × 100 + 10 + 9 + 5
34 – 17 624 ☓


37
TTT PAINTSIS They look sharp using the right key. PIANISTS
6 RPAOSRGAE grasps ☓ 34 – 23 GROPES AGAROSE*, GRASPER, GROPERS*, PARERGA*, SPARGER* 44
7 DSDLJOEAN sandled ☓ 34 – 23 jolted ☓ DANDLES*, NODDLES 51
8 DPNIEBSOG DEPOSING 42 – 31 DEPOSING 59
9 VTTKNEIEB KNIT 46 – 31 BITTEN, KITTEN 65
10 10 6 8 6 75 25 → 804 804
(75 + 25) × 8 + 10 − 6
56 – 41 804
(75 + 25) × 8 + 10 − 6


75
TTT BIFFLISA They're very good at taking away, I might add. BAILIFFS
11 NRSPCEAUS SPACERS 63 – 48 SPACERS SCAUPERS*, SUNSPACE* 83
12 TFLLAEUMF FLAME 63 – 55 FATEFUL 90
13 TSRMNAIAI MANTRAS 70 – 62 MANTRAS INTARSIA*, TAMARINS 98
14 50 8 10 1 7 6 → 340 340
(50 − (7 − 6 + 1) × 8) × 10
80 – 72 340
7 × 50 − 10


108
15 TEDBACKER 80 – 82 BRACKETED
(5.75 seconds)
118


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