Episode 4791

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Episode 4791 was broadcast on 8 April 2009, as part of Series 60.

Fiona Chambers played Andrew Pearson, with Andrew Pearson winning 89 – 68. The Dictionary Corner guest was Jonathan Ansell, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Fiona Chambers Score Andrew Pearson Others Max.
1 MLNUEEHDA HEADMEN 7 – 7 HEADMEN UNHEALED 8
2 PREAFNEPO NAPPER 7 – 14 PROPANE PREPONE*, PROFANE, PROPENE* 15
3 MKSAOSEYB SMOKEY 7 – 21 EMBASSY SAMBOES* 22
4 SDAUNNARI DRAINS 13 – 27 DRAINS ANURANS*, DURIANS, INDUNAS*, INNARDS*, RADIANS*, RANDANS*, SAURIAN*, SUDARIA* 29
5 75 4 5 3 2 1 → 688 683 13 – 34 684
75 × (5 + 4) + 3 × (2 + 1)

RR: 688 = (75 + 1) × (5 − 2) × 3 + 4

39
TTT COLABEST It's there to be got over. OBSTACLE
6 CULPDEIAT DUPLICATE 31 – 34 PLAITED 57
7 CTMIOFEIS MISFIT 37 – 40 MISFIT COMFIEST, COMITIES*, SEMIOTIC* 65
8 MXGOELTNI MELTING 44 – 47 MELTING EMOTING*, LENTIGO*, MITOGEN* 72
9 RRWEUASLI WALRUS 44 – 54 WAILERS RURALISE* 80
10 75 25 5 8 2 10 → 524 525 ☓ 44 – 61 526
(25 + 75) × 5 + 8 × 2 + 10

RR: 524 = (75 − 25) × 10 + (5 − 2) × 8

90
TTT GETMAYBE Sounds like a mouthful of data to me. MEGABYTE
11 NGTAIAPSD TANGA 44 – 69 ADAPTING 98
12 ZTNIBEIDS BENDS 44 – 75 INSIDE INDITES* 105
13 SGROEIHTN SORTING 51 – 82 RESTING GENITORS*, HORNIEST, RIGHTENS, SHORTING*, TRIGONES* 113
14 50 75 2 7 9 3 → 937 936
75 × (9 + 3) + 50 − 7 × 2
58 – 89 936
75 × (9 + 3) + 50 − 7 × 2

RR: 937 = (50 + 75 + 9) × 7 − (3 − 2)

123
15 GLAUCOMAE GUACAMOLE
(2 seconds)
68 – 89 133
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