Episode 4789

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Episode 4789 was broadcast on 6 April 2009, as part of Series 60.

Joe Caruana played Fiona Chambers, with Fiona Chambers winning 75 – 73. The Dictionary Corner guest was Jerry Springer, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Joe Caruana Score Fiona Chambers Others Max.
1 VEIATDLJO VIOLATED 8 – 0 VIOLET DOVETAIL* 8
2 SPNAEICHT spinache ☓ 8 – 7 SPINACH ASTHENIC*, CHANTIES*, HEPATICS*, PASTICHE*, PANTECHS*, THESPIAN 16
3 AEEXQHANS ASHEN 13 – 12 SHEEN HEXANES 23
4 NPDEAESST SEDATE 19 – 12 peasents ☓ ADEPTNESS 41
5 25 8 10 8 9 4 → 208 208
25 × 8 + 8
29 – 22 208
25 × 8 + 8


51
TTT GIDDYCAN A teaser about teas and tees. CADDYING
6 LRGOAOECM COOLER 35 – 28 ORACLE LEGROOM, MOORAGE 58
7 OAIYFMSNU flimsy ☓ 35 – 34 FAMOUS INFAMOUS 66
8 PPRUAENSL SLAPPER 42 – 41 SLAPPER PURSLANE*, SUPERNAL* 74
9 OEUESTRRM MUSTERER 50 – 41 TREMORS 82
10 100 7 6 7 9 10 → 191 50 – 51 191
9 × 10 + 7 ÷ 7 + 100


92
TTT ROUGESME Got bigger - this is pretty gory. GRUESOME
11 OAINTDBDA BANDIT 56 – 51 BATON BANDIDO*, BANDITO, BIODATA* 99
12 RRGEAIWTL WAITER 56 – 58 TRAWLER RETIRAL*, RETRIAL*, TRAILER*, TWIRLER*, WARTIER 106
13 TOIEBKSGO BOOGIES 63 – 65 BOOKIES BOOTIES, GOOIEST* 113
14 100 10 1 8 4 2 → 864 861 63 – 75 864
(4 × 2 + 100) × 8


123
15 GILTPINTS SPLITTING
(1.75 seconds)
73 – 75 133
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