Episode 4777

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Episode 4777 was broadcast on 19 March 2009, as part of Series 60.

Stephen Porritt played Jennie Foster, with Stephen Porritt winning 80 – 67. The Dictionary Corner guest was Colin Murray, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Stephen Porritt Score Jennie Foster Others Max.
1 RSGWUOEDB BROWSED 7 – 7 GROUSED BODGERS*, BROGUES, DROGUES*, GOURDES*, ROSEBUD* 7
2 TTPMAIELO MOTTLE 13 – 13 MOTTLE PALMETTO 15
3 TRNSIAOEB BORATES 20 – 20 RATIONS BARITONES, OBTAINERS* 33
4 SNRNOEEAS NEARNESS 28 – 28 NEARNESS ENSNARES* 41
5 1 1 9 8 7 5 → 662 665
((8 + 1 + 1) × 9 + 5) × 7
35 – 28

Best: 663 = (5 × 8 − 1) × (7 + 1 + 9)

48
TTT LAPOLICE You can let off steam playing this instrument. CALLIOPE
6 DQSRIOAUM RADIOS 41 – 34 SQUIRM MARQUIS 55
7 CRRYEIETA criteria ☓ 41 – 34 terciary ☓ CATERER*, ERRATIC, RECITER, RETRACE*, TEARIER*, TERRACE*, TRACERY* 62
8 DHTNOAUOK HAUNT 46 – 39 THANK HANDOUT 69
9 PDLVEOIFE LOVED 51 – 44 LOVED DEVELOP 76
10 25 4 9 3 6 1 → 911 911
(25 × 4 + 1) × 9 + 6 ÷ 3
61 – 44 910


86
TTT WINGBORN Getting a nice tan with the gravy, perhaps? BROWNING
11 MGNLIAEIS MANGLES 68 – 51 MALIGNS EMAILING, IMAGINES*, MAILINGS* 94
12 NCJTAEIRE NEATER 74 – 57 CANTER CREATINE, INCREATE* 102
13 NRMPEOEAO MEANER 80 – 57 poorman ☓ AMPERE*, APEMEN*, MAROON*, MOANER*, MOPANE*, MOREEN*, OPENER*, OPERON*, PANEER*, RENAME*, REOPEN* 108
14 100 5 4 2 9 1 → 617 619 80 – 67 617
(5 + 1) × 100 + 2 × 4 + 9


118
15 GARYONEIL 80 – 67 LEGIONARY 128
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