Episode 4886

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Episode 4886 was broadcast on 16 September 2009, as part of Series 61.

Bob De Caux played Jeffrey Burgin, with Jeffrey Burgin winning 91 – 79. The Dictionary Corner guest was Jo Brand, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Bob De Caux Score Jeffrey Burgin Others Max.
1 STRSOAIAD ASTROID 0 – 8 ASTROIDS 8
2 VTSEIEHYC CHESTY 6 – 14 CHEESY CHEVETS*, SEVICHE*, TECHIES, THIEVES, VETCHES* 15
3 NPTMOIAIH ptomain ☓ 6 – 21 PHANTOM HIMATION* 23
4 NWREAISDA SANDIER 13 – 28 REWINDS ARANEIDS* 31
5 100 9 4 1 10 3 → 997 997
10 × 100 − 3
23 – 38 997
10 × 100 − 3


41
TTT LATEVISA You might do this just before tucking in. SALIVATE
6 LKLEIOBMR EMBROIL 30 – 45 EMBROIL 48
7 DMSZEAEOF FOAMED 30 – 52 DEFAMES 55
8 DXLUEANED LEANED 36 – 52 deluxe ☓ UNLEADED 63
9 SDBRAEIUN unbraised ☓ 36 – 52 unbraised ☓ URBANISED 81
10 100 10 6 5 1 10 → 714 714
(10 ÷ 5 + 100) × (6 + 1)
46 – 62 714
(10 ÷ 5 + 100) × (6 + 1)


91
TTT BRINGLAW Battle jewellery for the noisy bird, perhaps? WARBLING
11 JNTSAEOER RESONATE 54 – 70 RESONATE SERJEANT* 99
12 FNQOUECTN COUNT 59 – 75 COUNT CONFUTE 106
13 PTSNIOEUP uppiest ☓ 59 – 81 POINTS PEPINOS*, PINOUTS*, PINSPOT*, PITEOUS*, POINTES, PUNIEST*, PUNTIES*, SNIPPET*, TOPPIES*, TOPSPIN* 113
14 75 5 9 7 1 2 → 195 195
75 × 2 + 9 × 5
69 – 91 195
75 × 2 + 9 × 5


123
15 MINTYPIGS MISTYPING
(27.25 seconds)
79 – 91 stimpying ☓
(9.5 seconds)
133
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