Episode 4804

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Episode 4804 was broadcast on 27 April 2009, as part of Series 60.

Julie Russell played Dominic Colley, with Julie Russell winning 104 – 67. The Dictionary Corner guest was Gyles Brandreth, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Julie Russell Score Dominic Colley Others Max.
1 GZPREAOVS PROVES 6 – 6 GRAPES GAPERS*, GASPER*, GAZERS*, GRAVES*, GRAZES*, GROPES*, GROSZE*, GROVES*, OPERAS*, PAGERS*, PAREOS*, PARGES*, PAVERS*, SPARGE* 6
2 DNCEIESTA STAINED 13 – 13 STAINED ANDESITE, CINEASTE*, DISTANCE* 14
3 COFIJRUOS FOURS 18 – 18 ROOFS FURIOSO* 21
4 RLRAUEMTA AMULET 24 – 18 unreal ☓ ARMATURE* 29
5 25 2 5 1 3 6 → 610 610
25 × 6 × (3 + 1) + 5 × 2
34 – 28 610
25 × 6 × (3 + 1) + 5 × 2


39
TTT LEGSHINS They sound unmarried and are very sore. SHINGLES
6 QDREAOSTA ROASTED 41 – 28 STORED TORSADE 46
7 KNLEAIRNT RELIANT 48 – 28 TINKER INTERNAL 54
8 SMGEOIBLE BOILS 53 – 33 MILES OBLIGEES* 62
9 RDHAOETTU THROATED 61 – 33 HOTTER AUTHORED 70
10 75 2 6 1 2 10 → 800 800
(75 + 6 − 1) × 10
71 – 43 800
(75 + 2 + 2 + 1) × 10


80
TTT RAPDISCO The clue to this is somewhat irregular. SPORADIC
11 PNGOIOEPR ROPING 71 – 50 POOPING GOOPIER*, PIROGEN*, PONGIER*, POOPIER*, REPPING* 87
12 TWNIEISRE WINTERS 78 – 57 WINTERS WINTERISE* 105
13 MSFAIAEXB MAFIAS 84 – 57 EXAMS BAASIE*, SAMFIE* 111
14 25 50 4 6 10 3 → 176 176
3 × 50 + 25 + (10 − 6) ÷ 4
94 – 67 176
3 × 50 + 25 + (6 + 4) ÷ 10


121
15 LIMPIDONG IMPLODING
(2.25 seconds)
104 – 67 131


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