Episode 4866

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Episode 4866 was broadcast on 22 July 2009, as part of Series 61.

Paul Varlaam played Carol Warren, with Paul Varlaam winning 87 – 82. The Dictionary Corner guest was Anton du Beke, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Paul Varlaam Score Carol Warren Others Max.
1 DTEYNAODK DONATED 7 – 7 DONATED 7
2 LPGUIORSA GALOPS 13 – 13 SAILOR PLIOSAUR* 15
3 DTOEORWMA WOOMERA 20 – 20 MOTORED MODERATO* 23
4 ZSFREIOMT FOREST 26 – 26 TIMERS EROTISM*, FIRMEST*, FOMITES*, FORTIES*, MESTIZO, MOISTER*, MORTISE* 30
5 75 5 2 8 7 4 → 624 629
75 × 8 + 5 × 7 − (4 + 2)
33 – 26 618

RR: 624 = (5 − 2 + 75) × 8

40
TTT LEFTVISA A celebration of the harvest, perhaps? FESTIVAL
6 LSHLUEITA HALEST 39 – 26 SLATE LATEISH*, SITELLA*, TAILLES*, TALLIES, TALLISH*, THALLUS* 47
7 XSEMFIELC CLIMES 45 – 32 CLIMES EXCELS*, EXCISE*, EXILES*, FELSIC*, FLEXES*, ILEXES*, MESELF* 53
8 TAISRASQB STAIRS 51 – 32 RATS BARISTAS, BARTSIAS* 61
9 SPETANHEN panthenes ☓ 51 – 38 PESETA HEPTANES 69
10 75 50 5 3 4 4 → 409 408
(4 + 4) × 50 + 5 + 3
58 – 45 408
50 × (3 + 5) + 4 + 4

RR: 409 = 75 × 5 + 50 − 4 × 4

79
TTT FOLDTOIL It means lots of brightness from just one match. FLOODLIT
11 RGINTESRA INGRATES 58 – 63 ARRESTING 97
12 CJEACNDIR CINDER 64 – 69 CRANED CANCER*, CARDIE*, CEDARN*, DANCER*, DECANI*, INJERA*, RAINED*, RANCID 103
13 TGONELRAT ORNATE 70 – 75 RATTLE TOLERANT 111
14 75 50 25 100 3 5 → 948 950
(5 + 3) × 100 + 75 + 50 + 25
77 – 82 950
(5 + 3) × 100 + 75 + 50 + 25

RR: 947 Best: 947 = (25 + 75 + 100) × 5 − 50 − 3

118
15 BRUSHFIRE REFURBISH
(8.5 seconds)
87 – 82 128
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