Episode 4837

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Episode 4837 was broadcast on 11 June 2009, and was the first quarter-final of Series 60.

Kirk Bevins played Julie Russell, with Kirk Bevins winning 115 – 90. The Dictionary Corner guest was John Stapleton, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Kirk Bevins Score Julie Russell Others Max.
1 GNPEAEROR PARERGON 8 – 0 ORANGE 8
2 ZSULOSAPM POSSUM 14 – 6 POSSUM SPOUSAL 15
3 CSROAELUR CAROUSEL 22 – 14 CAROUSEL CAROUSER 23
4 LIDETAVTM DETAIL 28 – 20 DETAIL DATIVE*, DILATE*, MAILED*, MALTED, MATTED, MEDIAL*, TAILED*, TILTED*, TITLED*, VAILED*, VATTED*, VITTAE* 29
5 25 3 9 1 4 5 → 605 605
4 × 25 × (9 − 3) + 5
38 – 30 605
4 × 25 × (9 − 3) + 5


39
TTT HOSEDHAG Might it wear a 52-and-a-half gallon hat? HOGSHEAD
6 NETADINME MEDIANT 45 – 30 DETAIN DEMENTIA 47
7 FTTBEAOID BATTED 51 – 36 FITTED BAITED*, BITTED*, BOATED*, BOATIE*, FATTED*, FOETID, IODATE* 53
8 RTAALGFUC FRACTAL 58 – 43 CARTFUL FACTUAL, FACULAR*, FLATCAR* 60
9 TRRIEIBEY RETIRE 64 – 49 RETIRE ETRIER* 66
10 50 25 6 6 2 9 → 416 416
(50 + 25 − 6) × 6 + 2
74 – 59 416
(2 + 6) × 50 + 25 − 9


76
TTT INEPTREX Rex is inept because he's this. INEXPERT
11 RPDOEIJXD PERIOD 80 – 65 PRIDED DOPIER, POXIER* 82
12 WOTESSNIS SNOWIEST 88 – 73 SNOWIEST SONSIEST*, STENOSIS* 90
13 PQHCEOENA CHEAPEN 95 – 80 CHEAPEN 97
14 75 25 2 4 1 7 → 607 607
4 × 2 × 75 + 7
105 – 90 607
4 × 2 × 75 + 7


107
15 GONNALOAN NONAGONAL
(0.75 seconds)
115 – 90 117


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