Episode 4778

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Episode 4778 was broadcast on 20 March 2009, as part of Series 60.

Stephen Porritt played Tony Robinson, with Stephen Porritt winning 76 – 66, after a tie-break conundrum. The Dictionary Corner guest was Brian Capron, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Stephen Porritt Score Tony Robinson Others Max.
1 CFSNEOERP PERSON 6 – 6 CENSOR ENFORCES* 8
2 TBMOEARJO REBOOT 12 – 6 tearoom ☓ JEROBOAM 16
3 SDGLAEARU LARGED 18 – 12 GLARES GRADUALS 24
4 NNTAEIPTS PATIENTS 26 – 20 PATIENTS 32
5 25 1 8 6 7 2 → 465 466 26 – 30 465
(25 + 6) × (8 + 7)


42
TTT CANALBED Walk the tightrope, with a diet, perhaps? BALANCED
6 MTRIEIXDM DIMMER 32 – 30 matrix ☓ EDITRIX*, MIDTERM, TIMIDER*, TRIMMED 49
7 SLSWAEOTD TOSSED 38 – 36 WASTED DESALTS*, LASSOED*, SLOWEST 56
8 NRPUOAFCI APRON 43 – 36 finer ☓ ANURIC*, CORNUA*, OPANCI*, PICARO*, UNFAIR 62
9 RQYBOAEDT debator ☓ 43 – 43 ABORTED 69
10 2 6 1 2 4 3 → 372 360 43 – 43

Best: 360 = 6 × 4 × (3 + 2) × (2 + 1)

69
TTT EASYDASH Walked in a lively manner, with pouch of sauce. SASHAYED
11 MDNRAEILE MINERAL 43 – 51 REMAINED MADRILENE* 87
12 LSNOUIHES HOLINESS 51 – 51 LESIONS ELUSIONS* 95
13 TZNTUEOSI TENTS 56 – 56 STUNT OUTSIZE, TENUTOS*, TIENTOS*, TONIEST* 102
14 75 25 2 6 9 2 → 113 113
75 + 25 + 9 + 6 − 2
66 – 66 113
75 + 25 + 9 + 6 − 2


112
15 ULUNARTIX 66 – 66 LUXURIANT 122
TB FAKENSLOW SNOWFLAKE
(7.75 seconds)
76 – 66 122
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