Episode 4887

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Episode 4887 was broadcast on 17 September 2009, as part of Series 61.

Jeffrey Burgin played Phil Reed, with Jeffrey Burgin winning 80 – 63. The Dictionary Corner guest was Jo Brand, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Jeffrey Burgin Score Phil Reed Others Max.
1 RGTEOARGO tagger ☓ 0 – 0 groater ☓ AGOROT*, GARGET*, GARRET*, GARTER*, GORGER*, GORGET*, GRATER*, ORATOR*, ORGEAT, ROOTER*, TOERAG*, TORERO* 6
2 TLSIAGTOR TRAILS 6 – 0 ROAST GALIOTS*, GIRASOL*, GLOTTIS*, ORALIST*, SALOTTI*, STARLIT*, TAILORS* 13
3 CPREAILTE REPLICATE 24 – 0 CREATE 31
4 CMNOITNEL MENTION 31 – 7 MENTION CENTIMO*, CONTEMN, LECTION*, TONEMIC* 38
5 75 6 7 5 4 1 → 307 307
75 × 4 + 7
41 – 17 307
75 × 4 + 7


48
TTT PROUDCAB It can't be naked, but it was once bare. CUPBOARD
6 NLFUEDMIT MINTED 41 – 24 MINDFUL DILUENT*, MINUTED* 55
7 NSROEOCXL CROONS 41 – 31 CLONERS CONSOLER* 63
8 SZPSAEDRA PASSED 47 – 31 drapers ☓ PARADES, PASSADE*, PRASADS*, SARAPES*, SPREADS* 70
9 NSBIEADEO EBONISED 55 – 31 sabine ☓ 78
10 75 7 8 3 3 4 → 541 540 55 – 41 541
75 × 7 + (3 + 3) × 4 − 8


88
TTT DUNETIDE Like a hippy's hair, it's never been cut. UNEDITED
11 KTHEAEPRP HEATER 61 – 41 PRATE PREHEAT 95
12 TSWIETSAJ SWEATS 67 – 47 WASTES SIESTA, STATES*, TASSIE*, TASTES*, TATIES*, TAWSES*, TESTIS*, TWISTS*, TWITES*, WAISTS*, WISEST* 101
13 DSNEAOYMV MOANED 73 – 53 MOANED DAEMONS*, DYNAMOS*, MASONED*, NOYADES*, SOMEDAY 108
14 100 3 5 4 1 6 → 938 937
(100 + 4) × (6 + 3) + 1
80 – 53 930

RR: 937

115
15 GUITTARED 80 – 63 GRATITUDE
(8.5 seconds)
125
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