Episode 4836

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Episode 4836 was broadcast on 10 June 2009, as part of Series 60.

Jacqueline Baker played Desi Corcoran, with Jacqueline Baker winning 84 – 56. The Dictionary Corner guest was John Stapleton, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Jacqueline Baker Score Desi Corcoran Others Max.
1 LPTRIOEGO LOOPIER 7 – 0 portlier ☓ GOOPIER, POLITER*, TROOPIE* 7
2 CTZOAEMMA COMMA 12 – 5 COMMA METAZOA* 14
3 TCLLEIOSI OILIEST 19 – 12 COLLIES CELLIST*, CITOLES, COLITIS*, COLLETS*, ELICITS*, SOLICIT* 21
4 FPAOSNETI PANTIES 26 – 12 poison ☓ ATONIES*, ATOPIES*, OPIATES, POINTES*, SAPIENT 28
5 75 4 1 8 6 2 → 587 587
8 × 75 − (4 + 6 + 2 + 1)
36 – 22 587
8 × 75 − (2 × 6 + 1)


38
TTT SNUBSEMI Do these rainclouds use public transport? NIMBUSES
6 SNFQEAURS SQUARES 43 – 29 SQUARES 45
7 MDRSIOANO ORDAINS 50 – 29 ADORNS MADRONOS* 53
8 NSGEIESDK SEEKING 57 – 36 SEEDING EDGINESS 61
9 HRNBUEADA headburn ☓ 57 – 36 unheard ☓8 BAHADUR*, BANDEAU*, BANDURA*, UNHEARD 68
10 50 7 6 5 1 5 → 803 801
(5 + 5 + 6) × 50 + 1
64 – 36 808


75
TTT PLATENUT Don't be childish and sulky, if you can't get it. PETULANT
11 TXDVEOETA DEVOTE 70 – 42 DEVOTE TEXTED, VATTED*, VETOED, VETTED* 81
12 BNLEAERMU ENABLER 77 – 49 ENABLER NUMERABLE 99
13 DHRRAEIDO HARDIER 84 – 56 HARRIED DIEHARD, HOARDED*, HOARDER*, HOARIER*, RADIOED*, ROADIED* 106
14 75 9 7 1 1 8 → 351 84 – 56 359 ☓

RR: 358 = (7 − (1 + 1)) × 75 − 9 − 8
Best: 351 = (9 × 8 − 1) × (7 − 1) − 75

116
15 MEATNVINO 84 – 56 ANTIVENOM 126
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