Episode 4761

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Episode 4761 was broadcast on 19 February 2009, as part of Series 60.

Neil Zussman played Simon Greening, with Neil Zussman winning 86 – 76, after a tie-break conundrum. The Dictionary Corner guest was Kate Humble, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Neil Zussman Score Simon Greening Others Max.
1 LEWSOMDOI MODELS 0 – 7 WOODIES MIDSOLE*, MILDEWS* 7
2 SVAODTEAT TOASTED 7 – 7 OVATES TOSTADA* 14
3 REPNIBAFR FAIRER 13 – 13 BARREN REFRAIN* 21
4 NCIIRLEQM MERLIN 19 – 19 MINCER INLIER*, IRENIC*, LIMIER*, LIMNER*, LINIER* 27
5 7 3 3 5 2 2 → 722 19 – 19

RR: 714/730 Best: 720 = (7 × 2 + 2) × 3 × 3 × 5

34
TTT YOURBAIT You can have it in writing, but you won't get to read it. OBITUARY
6 DNAECTATS ATTENDS 26 – 26 DECANTS ACTANTS*, CATENAS*, DESCANT*, SCANTED, SCATTED* 41
7 TANTOLEAR LATTER 32 – 32 TALENT TOLERANT 49
8 TSIIPMEZF MISFIT 38 – 32 impiest ☓ PIETISM 56
9 TAHPISERS PARISHES 46 – 40 SHARPEST HARPISTS*, HIPSTERS*, PASTRIES, PIASTRES*, RASPIEST*, SHARPIES*, STARSHIP*, TRAIPSES* 64
10 75 1 3 9 10 5 → 348 348
75 × 5 − 3 × 9
56 – 50 348
75 × 5 − 3 × 9


74
TTT WORMHEAD Bound for this place according to the song. HOMEWARD
11 CULGOREGX GURGLE 62 – 56 GURGLE CLOGGER 81
12 SSOERIHNP INSHORE 69 – 56 phoners ☓ NEPHROSIS* 99
13 DEBNONAYT BAYONET 76 – 56 BANNED TANNOYED 107
14 100 75 25 9 3 8 → 590 591 76 – 66 590
75 × 8 − (100 ÷ 25 + 9 − 3)


117
15 HOVERWORT 76 – 76 OVERTHROW
(2.25 seconds)
127
TB GINANDVAC ADVANCING
(3.75 seconds)
86 – 76 127
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