Episode 4825

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Episode 4825 was broadcast on 26 May 2009, as part of Series 60.

James Doohan played Jack Morgan, with James Doohan winning 89 – 79, after a tie-break conundrum. The Dictionary Corner guest was Barry Cryer, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

NOTE: This game actually had four conundrums, with the second and third not being broadcast due to time constraints. One of the unbroadcast conundrums had the answer PUPPETEER, to which Morgan guessed puppeter ☓.

Rounds

Rnd Selection James Doohan Score Jack Morgan Others Max.
1 DGNROAIMO ROAMING 7 – 7 MOORING RIGADOON* 8
2 PLEINSELO SPLEEN 13 – 13 OPINES ELLIPSE*, EPSILON, NELLIES, PENSILE, PEONIES*, POLLEES*, POLLIES* 15
3 HSSRUUEPT PURSUES 20 – 20 PUSHERS UPRUSHES* 23
4 TRIOVSANI RATIONS 27 – 27 RATIONS OVARITIS* 31
5 100 50 75 6 7 6 → 574 574
100 × 6 + 50 + 6 − 75 − 7
37 – 37 574
100 × 6 + 50 + 6 − 75 − 7


41
TTT ANGRYTEN A colony of greedy birds, perhaps? GANNETRY
6 CREODLEMO LOOMED 43 – 43 COOLED EMOCORE*, REMODEL 48
7 KDJTAEUBC cubated ☓ 43 – 49 BACKED ABDUCT*, ABJECT*, BUCKED*, BUCKET*, JACKED*, JACKET*, TABUED*, TACKED*, TUCKED* 54
8 TCEONPERU percent ☓ 43 – 56 COUNTER POTENCE*, POUNCER*, PRECENT*, RECOUNT*, TROUNCE* 61
9 MNLOEIPTA topline ☓ 43 – 61 PLANT PTOMAINE 69
10 25 1 2 2 4 5 → 914 909
(4 × 25 + 1) × (5 + 2 + 2)
50 – 61

RR: 912 Best: 915 = ((25 − 2) × 4 × 2 − 1) × 5

76
TTT TOASTWHO The dentist can't help you with this, you need a hardware shop. SAWTOOTH
11 ZFGIAEQGS GAZES 55 – 66 GAZES AEGIS*, FAZES*, GAGES, SEIZA* 81
12 TREARSESA ARRESTS 62 – 73 RESEATS ASSERTER*, REASSERT, TERRASSE* 89
13 WYNBIEIDN BENDY 62 – 79 BINNED 95
14 50 6 3 8 2 8 → 778 776
50 × 8 × 2 − 8 × 3
69 – 79 777 ☓

RR: 778 = (50 × 8 − (3 + 8)) × 2

105
15 BREDCLAMS SCRAMBLED
(1.25 seconds)
79 – 79 115
TB MCEXPLODE COMPLEXED
(1.75 seconds)
89 – 79 115
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