Episode 4882

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Episode 4882 was broadcast on 10 September 2009, as part of Series 61.

Bob De Caux played Christopher Harris, with Bob De Caux winning 84 – 61. The Dictionary Corner guest was Kate Humble, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Bob De Caux Score Christopher Harris Others Max.
1 SDTLEOEAE LEASED 0 – 7 SLEETED DESOLATE, TEASELED* 8
2 MSKOEIHTS eskimos ☓ 0 – 7 eskimos ☓ SMOKIEST 16
3 DSPTEUAES PAUSED 6 – 13 SPADES STEUPSED* 24
4 CNYIOENTN NOTICE 12 – 13 TINNY INNOCENT 32
5 7 9 10 9 1 1 → 588 585
(9 × 7 + 1 + 1) × 9
19 – 13 590 ☓

RR: 588 = (7 − 1) × (9 × 10 + 9 − 1)

42
TTT AIMMERIT Say "I do" to the herb at sea, perhaps? MARITIME
6 TWZUERIXE WRITE 24 – 18 WRITE EXERT, RETIE*, TWEER*, UTERI* 47
7 TVLBOAIEN NOTABLE 31 – 18 BLOAT BIVALENT, BLOVIATE* 55
8 PRDJOIART RATIO 31 – 25 PAROTID AIRDROP*, AIRPORT* 62
9 HLSREIANI HAIRLINES 49 – 43 HAIRLINES 80
10 25 100 9 7 9 1 → 839 838
(100 − 7) × 9 + 1
56 – 43 839 ☓


87
TTT THYCLAIM It's definitely a claim, but it's not really true. MYTHICAL
11 TCRDEIOES CORSETED 64 – 51 CORSETED COTERIES*, DISCREET, DISCRETE*, ESCORTED*, ESOTERIC* 95
12 LQSCIEOPG POLICES 71 – 51 COPIES 102
13 RFGPUAOID GOPURA 77 – 51 GOURD FIGURA*, GIAOUR 108
14 75 8 10 10 5 6 → 964 965
(8 + 5) × 75 − 10
84 – 51

RR: 965 = (8 + 5) × 75 − 10
Best: 964 = (10 + 10 ÷ 5) × (75 + 6) − 8

118
15 SHAREDVET 84 – 61 HARVESTED
(4 seconds)
128
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