Episode 4857

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Episode 4857 was broadcast on 9 July 2009, as part of Series 61.

Micheal Harris played Andrew Hulme, with Andrew Hulme winning 133 – 101. The Dictionary Corner guest was Donal MacIntyre, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Harris and Hulme's combined score of 234 points is the highest joint score ever achieved in a preliminary game.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Micheal Harris Score Andrew Hulme Others Max.
1 OICPMEELN POLICEMEN 18 – 18 POLICEMEN 18
2 SHAODATNF STAND 18 – 25 FANTODS 25
3 CSGAEARBE GRACES 24 – 31 GREASE ACREAGES* 33
4 DMAITLAER MALTIER 31 – 38 MARITAL DIAMETRAL* 51
5 100 25 1 8 4 1 → 490 490
(100 + 25) × 4 − (8 + 1 + 1)
41 – 48 490
(100 + 25) × 4 − (8 + 1 + 1)


61
TTT IWASARTY No S Club here, but definitely Steps. STAIRWAY
6 NTIESBIYP PINTS 41 – 55 TIEPINS 68
7 DWSEIENFE DEFINES 48 – 62 DEFINES NEWSFEED 76
8 TNIATOUSO STATION 55 – 62 TOOTS OSTINATO*, TITANOUS 84
9 PAESNSOUT PEANUTS 55 – 70 OUTSPANS SOUTANES* 92
10 25 6 1 1 8 5 → 201 201
8 × 25 + 1
65 – 80 201
8 × 25 + 1


102
TTT RATTYONE In general, think of a lawyer. ATTORNEY
11 NGOEILNRU GUNNER 65 – 87 LOUNGER ENURING*, GRUNION*, LOURING*, NEGRONI*, REUNION* 109
12 SDTEAIREM DREAMIEST 83 – 105 DREAMIEST DIAMETERS, DIATREMES* 127
13 LRTOIEDAE LOITERED 91 – 113 IDOLATER AEROLITE, DOLERITE*, RETAILED*, TAILORED* 135
14 100 2 9 6 4 7 → 820 820
(6 + 2) × 100 + 9 + 4 + 7
101 – 123 820
(6 + 2) × 100 + 9 + 4 + 7


145
15 MODERNMAC 101 – 133 COMMANDER
(1.25 seconds)
155
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