Episode 4880

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Episode 4880 was broadcast on 8 September 2009, as part of Series 61.

Chris Davies played John Smoker, with Chris Davies winning 105 – 53. The Dictionary Corner guest was Kate Humble, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Chris Davies Score John Smoker Others Max.
1 STFAITENL INFLATES 8 – 8 FLATTIES FAINTEST, FLATTENS 8
2 MDHUOURCI RHODIUM 15 – 8 mooch ☓ HUMIDOR* 15
3 LNQEAWEIS WEASEL 21 – 8 swanee ☓ INWALES* 22
4 RDJOENDUB REBOUND 28 – 15 BOUNDER BOUNDED*, REDOUND*, ROUNDED*, UNROBED* 29
5 75 3 2 1 9 3 → 483 485
(9 − 3 + 75) × 3 × 2 − 1
35 – 15 483 ☓

RR: 483 = (75 × 2 + 9 + 3 − 1) × 3

39
TTT CODTREES Accompanied someone else to see the old car. ESCORTED
6 SRHEINSUR INSURERS 43 – 23 INSURERS INRUSHES* 47
7 NVBEADEPG BANGED 49 – 23 banger ☓ AVENGED 54
8 PXMAKEZMI MAIZE 54 – 23 MAP MAXIM* 59
9 SYAFREOTG FORESTAY 62 – 23 FORAYS 67
10 25 9 4 4 5 5 → 608 609
25 × 5 × 5 − 4 × 4
69 – 30 609
(5 × 4 + 4) × 25 + 9

RR: 608 = 25 × 5 × 5 − (4 + 4 + 9)

77
TTT FUELGRIP Sack, promote and connect the hose here. FIREPLUG
11 NRSIELODA DARIOLES 77 – 38 ISLANDER AILERONS*, ALIENORS*, ANEROIDS, ANODISER*, ORDINALS, ROSALINE*, SOLANDER* 85
12 PSTEEPITL PIPETTES 85 – 38 pistel ☓ 93
13 RTASOANLI rationals ☓ 85 – 43 LOANS NOTARIAL*, RATIONAL 101
14 50 2 7 6 3 10 → 314 314
(50 × 3 + 7) × 2
95 – 53 314
6 × 50 + 2 × 7


111
15 SHARKCAVE HAVERSACK
(1.25 seconds)
105 – 53 121
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