Episode 4868

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Episode 4868 was broadcast on 24 July 2009, as part of Series 61.

Paul Varlaam played Beryl Johnston, with Paul Varlaam winning 74 – 58. The Dictionary Corner guest was Anton du Beke, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Paul Varlaam Score Beryl Johnston Others Max.
1 NHAETTLIS HATES 0 – 7 INHALES HESITANT* 8
2 TANFIGARE FEARING 7 – 7 RATING AERATING* 16
3 LASEYTIDQ DILATES 14 – 14 DILATES STEADILY 24
4 DANMAEOTZ MANDATE 21 – 14 DONATE METAZOAN* 32
5 75 5 7 10 4 3 → 976 21 – 19 970
3 × 4 × 75 + 7 × 10

RR: 976 = (10 + 3) × 75 + 5 − 4

42
TTT HARKBOIL A rare sort of cabbage, perhaps found in Newcastle? KOHLRABI
6 LSPEIARSO SPARSE 21 – 26 SPIRALS POLARISES 60
7 WURMOTFEN FORTUNE 28 – 26 FOMENT FORWENT*, MOUNTER*, REMOUNT, TURFMEN* 67
8 NTOIPUSGA SPOUTING 36 – 34 SPOUTING OPUNTIAS, POUTINGS*, UTOPIANS* 75
9 BROKENRIR BROKEN 42 – 40 BROKER BONIER*, IRONER*, KRONER*, REBORN* 81
10 25 9 8 3 10 1 → 332 332
(10 + 3) × 25 + 8 − 1
52 – 40


91
TTT ALGAEGNU If it's strong, it's bad. LANGUAGE
11 MOLTALSIG SLALOM 58 – 46 ALMOST GALLIOTS, MAILLOTS* 99
12 XBEUTNEDE EXTEND 64 – 52 EXTEND EXEUNTED 107
13 PCIDOSVAD DISCO 64 – 58 AVOIDS CADDIS*, CAPSID*, PSOCID*, SPODIC* 113
14 100 7 7 8 2 1 → 688 688
7 × 100 − (7 + 8 − 2 − 1)
74 – 58


123
15 MIMESDRUM 74 – 58 MIDSUMMER 133


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