Episode 4779

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Episode 4779 was broadcast on 23 March 2009, as part of Series 60.

A memorable episode.

Stephen Porritt played Cate Henderson, with Cate Henderson winning 88 – 86. The Dictionary Corner guest was Brian Capron, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Stephen Porritt Score Cate Henderson Others Max.
1 NJPREAEPI nappie ☓ 0 – 6 NIPPER NAPPIER, PERINEA* 7
2 AAEBNMQOT BOATMAN 7 – 6 BEMOAN BOATMEN 14
3 CZCLEAESF FALSE 12 – 11 LACES CALCES*, FAECES, SLEAZE 20
4 IUIOSPSHA SHOPS 17 – 16 SHIPS POISHA*, SPAHIS* 26
5 50 5 1 4 2 5 → 348 348
(5 + 2) × 50 − (5 − 4 + 1)
27 – 26 348
(5 + 2) × 50 − (5 − 4 + 1)


36
TTT SLOGFINS Adopting dental hygiene with candy. FLOSSING
6 IEANTTDME MEDITATE 35 – 34 MEDITATE DEMENTIA*, MITTENED* 44
7 KSRTOEIGA GORIEST 42 – 41 GOITRES AGISTER*, GAITERS*, GOATIER*, OAKIEST*, STAGIER*, STORAGE, TOERAGS*, TRIAGES*, TROIKAS 51
8 EIEWSDSRO wordier ☓ 42 – 48 DOSSIER DESIRES*, DOWRIES*, DOWSERS*, DROWSES*, RESIDES*, ROWDIES*, SOIREES*, WEIRDOS 58
9 TRNFUEIDE REFINED 49 – 55 UNTRIED REUNITED* 66
10 75 2 4 5 1 9 → 383 383
5 × 75 + 4 × 2
59 – 65 383
5 × 75 + 4 × 2


76
TTT ITSANGRY If it's angry, you'd better keep away from it. STINGRAY
11 GDLGUOEOA LOGGED 65 – 71 LAGGED GOOGLED 83
12 EAINYBSLH LESBIAN 72 – 71 SHINE HYALINES* 91
13 VDRNUOEOR ROUNDER 79 – 78 ROUNDER OVERRUN 98
14 25 9 5 2 6 5 → 654 655
(25 × 5 + 6) × 5
86 – 78 652

RR: 653/655 Best: 654 = ((25 − 5) × 5 + 9) × 6

108
15 NERDGLOOP 86 – 88 PROLONGED
(16.75 seconds)
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