Episode 4838

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Episode 4838 was broadcast on 12 June 2009, and was the second quarter-final of Series 60.

Cate Henderson played Hamish Williamson, with Hamish Williamson winning 100 – 74. The Dictionary Corner guest was John Stapleton, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Cate Henderson Score Hamish Williamson Others Max.
1 AEARVQLOR ROVER 5 – 5 LOVER AREOLAR 7
2 DLEANTOGA TANGLED 12 – 12 TANGLED GLOATED*, GONADAL*, TALONED*, TANGELO, TANGOED* 14
3 EIEDTTCAJ JETTED 12 – 19 DICTATE JADEITE* 21
4 MEZEKIGSE MIKES 17 – 24 MIKES GEEKS, GEESE, MEZES*, SEIZE, SEMEE*, SIEGE* 26
5 50 9 4 1 5 6 → 495 495
50 × (9 + 1) − 5
27 – 34 495
50 × (6 + 4) − 5


36
TTT UNDERFED Underfed in a restaurant? Then you get your money back. REFUNDED
6 LMIARLEDH RALLIED 34 – 34 7 DIALLER*, HEDARIM* 43
7 IEASNMTIY STAMEN 34 – 41 AMNESTY AMENITY*, ANIMIST*, ANYTIME*, INMATES, INTIMAE* 50
8 TNEROPUGR GROUPER 41 – 41 unreport ☓ GROUTER, GRUNTER*, REGROUP*, TROUPER* 57
9 EEISRLSBN LINERS 41 – 49 SENSIBLE 65
10 75 7 8 3 9 3 → 723 723
75 × (7 + 3) − 9 × 3
51 – 49 723 ☓


75
TTT HENGILLS Splashing out money on peas, perhaps? SHELLING
11 AEUMCFPEB BECAME 57 – 55 BECAME 81
12 TFOIRSUCA FACTORS 57 – 73 FRACTIOUS 99
13 OIORDNTEP POINTER 64 – 80 POINTER PORTIONED 117
14 50 5 8 10 4 1 → 505 505
50 × 10 + 5
74 – 90 505
50 × 10 + 5


127
15 BADLYBEAT 74 – 100 DEBATABLY
(4.75 seconds)
137
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