Episode 4762

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Episode 4762 was broadcast on 20 February 2009, as part of Series 60.

Neil Zussman played Matthew Meads, with Neil Zussman winning 101 – 55. The Dictionary Corner guest was Kate Humble, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Neil Zussman Score Matthew Meads Others Max.
1 LEBDORIHW BROILED 7 – 7 WHIRLED BLOWIER, WHORLED* 7
2 LGTNEAEDU DETANGLE 15 – 7 TANGLED 15
3 NIRTUNARL NUTRIA 21 – 13 URINAL ANNULI*, RITUAL*, UNNAIL* 21
4 MTGLEAESM LEGATES 28 – 13 GLEAMS GLAMMEST, TAGMEMES* 29
5 5 4 8 3 3 8 → 793 797
(8 − 3) × 4 × 5 × 8 − 3
35 – 13

RR: 792 = (8 + 3) × 8 × (4 + 5)

36
TTT BIGPAPER He's always on the lookout for a good squeeze. BAGPIPER
6 CHNSOIEFZ FINCHES 42 – 20 FINCHES FINCHES 43
7 RERSOMTAO tearooms ☓ 42 – 20 roomates ☓ REARMOST*, RESTROOM, ROTAMERS* 51
8 TIPESENPA NAPPIES 49 – 20 PASTIE NAPPIEST 59
9 TIRJAROUO ORATOR 55 – 26 ORATOR 65
10 3 1 1 6 5 50 → 753 753
(5 × 50 + 1) × 3
65 – 36 753
3 × 5 × 50 + 6 ÷ (1 + 1)


75
TTT ROOSPIPE Bad posture for this lovely creature. PORPOISE
11 KUXRECAOE CREAK 70 – 41 CROAK COAXER*, EUREKA 81
12 FPNLUEOAT POLENTA 77 – 48 POLENTA APOLUNE*, OPULENT 88
13 YESBOSADM EMBASSY 84 – 48 EMBODY SAMBOES*, SOMEDAY* 95
14 4 2 1 6 3 25 → 722 724
(6 × 4 + 3 + 2) × 25 − 1
91 – 55 724
(6 × 4 + 3 + 2) × 25 − 1

RR: 721 = (25 × 4 + 3) × (6 + 1)
Best: 722 = (25 − 1) × (6 + 4) × 3 + 2

105
15 EQUIPKAPS PIPSQUEAK
(14.5 seconds)
101 – 55 115
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