Episode 4808

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Episode 4808 was broadcast on 1 May 2009, as part of Series 60.

Hamish Williamson played John Marsom, with Hamish Williamson winning 65 – 60. The Dictionary Corner guest was Gyles Brandreth, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Hamish Williamson Score John Marsom Others Max.
1 MSUONSABI BASINS 6 – 0 BASIN BIOMASS*, OMNIBUS, SUASION* 7
2 DQNWAEOHP WEAPON 12 – 6 PHONED DAPHNE*, PAWNED 13
3 ANODETIPD POINTED 19 – 13 PAINTED ANTIPODE 21
4 KDLLAEUTA ALLUDE 25 – 19 TALKED ADULATE 28
5 75 4 4 8 8 7 → 456 25 – 19 461 ☓

RR: 456 = (75 + 8 − 7) × (8 ÷ 4 + 4)

38
TTT LAMEGRIN Zola's novel in its early stages. GERMINAL
6 NCNFEAATE FACET 25 – 26 CANTEEN CATENANE* 46
7 MGOANIRXO ROAMING 32 – 33 MOORING ROOMING* 53
8 RYMREIMOI MEMORY 38 – 39 MEMORY MEMOIR*, RIMIER* 59
9 AURPEICNO PRICE 38 – 46 PORCINE APOCRINE*, CAPONIER, PROCAINE* 67
10 25 8 3 5 5 6 → 782 775
(8 × 5 − 6 − 3) × 25
43 – 46

RR: 782 = (25 × 6 + 8) × 5 − (5 + 3)

77
TTT DIREBEDS Sustenance for the peckish pecker. BIRDSEED
11 DTARIREUG guitared ☓ 43 – 53 TARRIED GAUDIER*, TARDIER*, TRIAGED*, TRUDGER* 84
12 TCTSEIEOR ESOTERIC 51 – 53 triste ☓ COTERIES, COTTIERS* 92
13 JERAVLETD AVERTED 58 – 60 VALETED ALERTED*, ALTERED*, RELATED*, TREADLE* 99
14 25 10 8 7 4 3 → 542 543
(10 + 8 + 4) × 25 − 7
65 – 60

RR: 542 = (4 × 3 + 10) × 25 − 8

109
15 BANALMICE 65 – 60 IMBALANCE 119
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