Episode 4768

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Episode 4768 was broadcast on 2 March 2009, as part of Series 60.

Ann Abel played Kirk Bevins, with Kirk Bevins winning 127 – 54. The Dictionary Corner guest was Dr Phil Hammond, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Bevins' 127 was the highest score by a challenger, until Hamish Williamson scored 134 later in the same series.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Ann Abel Score Kirk Bevins Others Max.
1 EOESZTWAN NEWEST 0 – 7 TOWNEES 7
2 GVCAEIDEN DEVICE 0 – 14 VENDACE DEVIANCE 15
3 EOETSRFAD FOSTERED 8 – 22 FOSTERED DEFOREST, DRAFTEES*, FORESTED 23
4 RSBOAEPOM BOOMERS 15 – 29 PROSOMA 30
5 100 25 7 2 3 5 → 131 131
3 − 2 + 5 + 25 + 100
25 – 39 131
100 + 25 + 3 × 2


40
TTT OPERAGIG The orchestra might play one or two of these at an opera gig. ARPEGGIO
6 PXTUEAKEG EXEAT 25 – 45 UPTAKE 46
7 IIONMDNEN MINION 31 – 51 IODINE DOMINIE 53
8 HNPOAESOL HOOPLAS 38 – 58 HOOPLAS NOPALES*, PHENOLS 60
9 EOEYTTRAD retard ☓ 38 – 65 TETRODE YATTERED* 68
10 25 9 2 7 10 6 → 369 369
25 × 7 × 2 + 10 + 9
48 – 75 369
(25 + 7 + 6 − 2) × 10 + 9


78
TTT ERICSHAM These monsters sound like they can take pictures. CHIMERAS
11 AIALSTSUN LISTS 48 – 83 STUNSAIL SULTANAS* 86
12 CMRAEAJIT CAMERA 54 – 89 CAMERA AMTRAC*, JICAMA*, MATIER*, MATRIC, METRIC, RAMJET*, TAMARI*, TARMAC* 92
13 EAISLRDOS DOSSIER 54 – 107 SOLARISED 110
14 50 3 6 9 2 4 → 230 229 54 – 117 230
(50 + 9) × 4 − 6


120
15 FACIALTAN 54 – 127 FANATICAL
(0.75 seconds)
130


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