Episode 4780

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Episode 4780 was broadcast on 24 March 2009, as part of Series 60.

Cate Henderson played Sadhana Mehendale, with Cate Henderson winning 93 – 52. The Dictionary Corner guest was Brian Capron, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Cate Henderson Score Sadhana Mehendale Others Max.
1 IOADXTSON STAND 5 – 5 STOOD OXIDANTS 8
2 RFLMJEUET REFUEL 11 – 5 fluter ☓ FERULE*, MELTER*, REFLET*, REFUTE 14
3 AIOTSNNEM NATIONS 11 – 13 MENTIONS NOMINATES* 32
4 PLQVSIOOC SPOIL 16 – 18 POOLS CLIPS*, CLOPS*, COILS*, COOLS*, COOPS*, LOCOS*, LOOPS, OLIOS*, OVOLI*, PISCO*, POLIO, POLIS*, SCOOP, SLOOP*, SPOOL*, VIOLS* 37
5 50 4 3 9 1 5 → 557 559
(9 + 3 − 1) × 50 + 4 + 5
23 – 25 555
(4 × 3 − 1) × 50 + 5

RR: 557 = (50 + 5) × (9 + 1) + 4 + 3

47
TTT GEEKDEER Michael and Anneka combined with eggs. How dishy. KEDGEREE
6 AEIDWRLCA CRAWLED 30 – 32 RADICAL CALDERA, RADICLE* 54
7 OEITSSDOS DESISTS 37 – 39 DESISTS OSTEOID* 61
8 CLTRNEAEO CENTRAL 44 – 46 ETERNAL COETERNAL*, TOLERANCE 79
9 IUIUSSNPE SUPINE 50 – 52 SPINES SUPINES 86
10 100 8 10 2 4 2 → 685 682
(2 + 4) × 100 + 8 × 10 + 2
57 – 52

RR: 686 = (100 − 2) × (10 + 4) ÷ 2

93
TTT SIROBAMA A culinary delight for those who are worthy. AMBROSIA
11 IAOFNBHRA BRAIN 62 – 52 HORN FARINA 99
12 TKDMBEAER EMBARKED 70 – 52 BERATED BEDMAKER*, MARKETED* 107
13 AEARTZGES GRATES 76 – 52 rearest ☓ STARGAZE 115
14 75 3 10 4 9 6 → 867 864
(6 + 10 − 4) × (75 − 3)
83 – 52 875

RR: 867 = (75 × 4 − 10) × 3 − (9 − 6)

125
15 OLDCUTIES CLOUDIEST
(5.75 seconds)
93 – 52 135
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