Episode 4865

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Episode 4865 was broadcast on 21 July 2009, as part of Series 61.

Paul Varlaam played Yvonne Battelle, with Paul Varlaam winning 72 – 71. The Dictionary Corner guest was Anton du Beke, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Paul Varlaam Score Yvonne Battelle Others Max.
1 RTNIOPBEI TORN 0 – 7 POINTER POINTIER 8
2 PVODSADNI PONDS 0 – 13 AVOIDS DANIOS*, DIVANS*, PIANOS*, POINDS*, SPAVIN*, VIANDS* 14
3 GRUONLTEI tingler ☓ 0 – 13 gruntle ☓ OUTLINER, ROUTEING* 22
4 JNOCRADOE DANCER 6 – 19 CRONED CARDOON, CORONAE*, CROONED*, DRACONE* 29
5 25 9 5 4 1 4 → 290 6 – 29 290
(25 + 4) × (9 + 1)


39
TTT SEALSPIN It doesn't hurt to have no windows. PAINLESS
6 BSARSUEQA abrases ☓ 6 – 36 SQUARES ABUSERS*, BARQUES*, BASQUES, BAUERAS*, QUASARS* 46
7 TNEISCARG INGRATES 14 – 44 CREASING RECASTING 64
8 NRHNEOETU ENTHRONE 22 – 44 THRONE HEREUNTO, UNTHRONE* 72
9 STIXFEOMA FOAMIEST 30 – 44 MOIST 80
10 100 5 3 7 4 1 → 706 706
7 × 100 + 5 + 1
40 – 54 706
7 × 100 + 5 + 1


90
TTT NOCACTUS Stories about banking facilities. ACCOUNTS
11 DHENTAOYD TOADY 45 – 59 TODAY DONATED 97
12 ECPILSTOE POLICES 52 – 66 ECLIPSE PETIOLES*, PICOTEES* 105
13 MLUTLAOSI MIST 52 – 71 MAILS MAILLOTS*, SOLATIUM 113
14 75 2 7 5 9 6 → 812 812
(9 + 2) × 75 − (6 + 7)
62 – 71


123
15 FEINTGRIP FINGERTIP
(6.25 seconds)
72 – 71 133
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