Episode 4818

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Episode 4818 was broadcast on 15 May 2009, as part of Series 60.

Jimmy Gough played Peter Tarrant, with Jimmy Gough winning 116 – 53. The Dictionary Corner guest was Steve Davis, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Jimmy Gough Score Peter Tarrant Others Max.
1 LINOBINOX LION 4 – 4 LION BLINI, INION*, ONION 5
2 MIHAGEDOS HOMAGES 11 – 4 SHAMED HOAGIES* 12
3 NERACEFIR FANCIER 18 – 11 FIERCER FAIENCE*, FIANCEE, REFINER*, REFRAIN 19
4 BEMASILAP IMPALES 25 – 11 SAMPLE ABELIAS*, ABLEISM*, AMIABLE, MALAISE 26
5 75 3 9 1 6 10 → 420 420
(9 − 3 + 1) × 6 × 10
35 – 21 420
6 × 75 − 3 × 10


36
TTT WOKGRASS The electricity is broken, but this isn't. GASWORKS
6 TOCEMULEP COMPLETE 43 – 21 CLOUT 44
7 TATERAENL ALTERNATE 61 – 21 AERATE 62
8 GUNATONIT ATTUNING 69 – 21 untaint ☓ NOTATING*, NUTATION*, TAUNTING* 70
9 SEQENOZAK SNEAK 74 – 26 SNAKE AEONS*, AKEES*, KAONS*, KEENS, KNEES*, KOANS*, OAKEN*, SKEAN*, SKENE*, SNOEK*, ZONES*, ZONKS* 75
10 25 75 1 9 2 10 → 929 929
(25 + 75 + 2) × 9 + 10 + 1
84 – 36 929
(25 + 75 + 2) × 9 + 10 + 1


85
TTT ROYSHELF The insect that doesn't have a voice. HORSEFLY
11 DEROSIMEP REIMPOSED 102 – 36 PROMISED 103
12 DUHEDIROT OUTRIDE 109 – 36 DETOUR HIDEOUT* 110
13 VASEROSAC ROSACEA 116 – 36 SCARES ROSACES*, SCARVES* 117
14 25 50 8 9 5 2 → 464 116 – 43 463
(50 + 2) × 9 − 5

RR: 464 = (25 × 5 − 9) × 8 ÷ 2

127
15 BAULKLINE baulkline ☓
(1.25 seconds)
116 – 53 UNLIKABLE
(6.75 seconds)
137
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