Episode 4869

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Episode 4869 was broadcast on 24 August 2009, as part of Series 61.

Paul Varlaam played Richard Savaker, with Paul Varlaam winning 94 – 34. The Dictionary Corner guest was Alastair Stewart, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Paul Varlaam Score Richard Savaker Others Max.
1 GESTOSNER STRONG 6 – 0 STONE SONGSTER* 8
2 MFAIUWORN WOMAN 6 – 6 UNFAIR INFOWAR, UNIFORM 15
3 KNADTEZMA MANDATE 13 – 6 TANKED 22
4 RIABENROP BARREN 19 – 6 banter ☓ AIRBORNE 30
5 100 9 6 3 6 10 → 687 687
6 × 100 + 9 × 10 − 3
29 – 16 687
(100 + 10 + 3) × 6 + 9


40
TTT FREEDUMP Used common sense, perhaps? PERFUMED
6 LSUIAYETH EASILY 35 – 22 SALUTE HASTILY, HYALITE*, LATEISH* 47
7 TINMEGLIT MELTING 42 – 22 MINGLE EMITTING* 55
8 DVAEAPDSN SADDEN 48 – 22 evades ☓ DEADPAN, PAVANES* 62
9 FGORPIDAT PROFIT 54 – 22 GROAT PAROTID 69
10 25 1 4 1 7 5 → 798 799
4 × 25 × (7 + 1) − 1
61 – 22 800

RR: 797/799

76
TTT SKIPTREE Lively, just like the other pig. PERKIEST
11 QDOTLESRA LOADERS 68 – 22 LASTER DELATORS*, LEOTARDS, LODESTAR 84
12 LCOIUETLB BULLET 74 – 28 BILLET BOUCLE, BOULLE*, CITOLE*, COLLET*, COLLIE*, CULLET*, LOBULE*, LOCULE*, LOCULI*, LUCITE*, LUETIC*, OCELLI* 90
13 XNOSTESJA NESTS 74 – 34 STONES SEXTONS 97
14 50 8 2 5 2 7 → 596 596
(7 + 5) × 50 − 2 − 2
84 – 34


107
15 SETNIGHTS TIGHTNESS
(1.75 seconds)
94 – 34 117


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