Episode 4765

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Episode 4765 was broadcast on 25 February 2009, as part of Series 60.

Neil Zussman played Sheila Box, with Neil Zussman winning 97 – 48. The Dictionary Corner guest was Graham Cole, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Neil Zussman Score Sheila Box Others Max.
1 LERCODIAN COLANDER 8 – 0 CORDIAL IRONCLAD, LONICERA* 8
2 RRUTEYEDI RETIRED 15 – 7 RETIRED ERUDITE, RETRIED* 15
3 DERHILOPS POLISHED 23 – 15 POLISHED LORDSHIP, POLISHER*, REPOLISH*, SPHEROID 23
4 TZFEANDIR FAINTED 30 – 22 TRAINED DEFIANT, DETRAIN, FAINTER* 30
5 9 2 1 4 7 8 → 764 760
(9 × 8 + 4) × (7 + 2 + 1)
37 – 29 760
(9 × 8 + 4) × (7 + 2 + 1)

RR: 765 = (8 × (4 + 7) − (2 + 1)) × 9
Best: 764 = 9 × 7 × 4 × (2 + 1) + 8

40
TTT SNOBMADE They always seem to take the middle ground. ABDOMENS
6 TSAELXILE TALLIES 44 – 29 LEAST EXALTES*, LATEXES, SEXTILE*, SITELLA*, TAILLES*, TELLIES* 47
7 SINMEPIHR SHINIER 51 – 29 SIMPER INSPIRE*, MENHIRS*, PISMIRE*, SPINIER* 54
8 SNBOEATLU NOTABLES 59 – 29 BLUNTS ABSOLUTE, UNSTABLE 62
9 DEGPARASE repages ☓ 59 – 36 GRASPED PRESAGED 70
10 75 1 10 3 9 10 → 543 59 – 36 560

RR: 543 = (10 − 3) × 75 + 10 + 9 − 1

80
TTT BLACKDOE It's what you might find on a French road at times. BLOCKADE
11 GATJEWITN JETTING 66 – 43 WETTING 87
12 SQAFUDTAV SQUAD 71 – 48 SQUAT ADUST*, AVAST, QUADS*, USTAD*, VADAS* 92
13 CORTAMOGI AORTIC 77 – 48 ROOT AGOROT*, ATOMIC*, COGITO*, MATRIC*, OCTROI*, TRAGIC* 98
14 50 7 1 6 3 8 → 710 710
(8 + 6) × 50 + 7 + 3
87 – 48 708


108
15 SECRETPIE CREEPIEST
(4.5 seconds)
97 – 48 118
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