Episode 4840

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Episode 4840 was broadcast on 16 June 2009, and was the fourth quarter-final of Series 60.

Shane Roberts played Neil Zussman, with Neil Zussman winning 82 – 35. The Dictionary Corner guest was Dr Phil Hammond, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Shane Roberts Score Neil Zussman Others Max.
1 HIBOMENOM HOMIE 5 – 0 moonie ☓ BONHOMIE 8
2 RIVTEDOFR DIVERT 5 – 7 DRIFTER ROTIFER 15
3 SASEFOXEG geases ☓ 5 – 12 EASES FOSSAE* 21
4 SANTUDONN donuts ☓ 5 – 19 ASTOUND 28
5 9 4 8 5 3 5 → 538 537
5 × 4 × 3 × 9 − (8 − 5)
12 – 19

RR: 538 = (4 + 8) × 5 × 9 − (5 − 3)

38
TTT WEEDYGAS If you're shouted down, you can't get this word in. EDGEWAYS
6 TEPSIHILP LIPPIEST 20 – 27 LIPPIEST 46
7 YADIKASGE ASKED 20 – 33 ADAGES KADAIS* 52
8 ROJTERAMS TREMORS 20 – 41 ROTAMERS REARMOST* 60
9 NITESOLES TONELESS 28 – 41 LISTENS ENTISOLS*, ESTOILES* 68
10 25 100 75 50 3 1 → 643 650 28 – 48 647
(100 + 75 + 50 − 1) × 3 − 25

RR: 642 = (100 − 75) × 25 + (50 + 1) ÷ 3

75
TTT GETFINCH Looking glamorous while bringing things back. FETCHING
11 ZIRECOPUB CROUP 28 – 54 COPIER CORBIE*, RECOUP 81
12 LETCADAOE 28 – 60 COATED CLEATED, LOCATED 88
13 SILEWITAP WILIEST 35 – 67 WILIEST LAITIES*, PLATIES*, SPILITE*, TALIPES, WAPITIS* 95
14 100 50 75 25 8 1 → 664 674 35 – 72 656
((100 + 50) ÷ 25 + 1 + 75) × 8

Best: 664 = (100 − (50 + 1) × 25 ÷ 75) × 8

105
15 ASKPAYEES 35 – 82 SPEAKEASY
(1.75 seconds)
115
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