Episode 4888

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Episode 4888 was broadcast on 18 September 2009, as part of Series 61.

Jeffrey Burgin played Darren Carter, with Jeffrey Burgin winning 93 – 86. The Dictionary Corner guest was Jo Brand, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Jeffrey Burgin Score Darren Carter Others Max.
1 BHRUAIDSA BRAIDS 6 – 6 BRAIDS BAHADURS* 8
2 NFDEIUQNE undefine ☓ 6 – 12 DEFINE EQUINE, FINNED*, FUNDIE*, FUNNED*, INDENE*, INFEED*, UNDINE* 14
3 RLPOEIMFR IMPLORE 13 – 19 PERFORM PROFILER* 22
4 PATUANCRI CAPTAIN 20 – 19 TRAIN CANTRIP*, CURTAIN*, CURTANA*, PURITAN*, TANPURA* 29
5 50 6 3 8 7 9 → 321 321
50 × 6 + 7 × 3
30 – 29 321
50 × 6 + 7 × 3


39
TTT BLOWAGUN None of life's ups and downs here. BUNGALOW
6 TCTHOIOIO TOOTH 35 – 29 HOOT TITCH 44
7 LRDEOURLT TROLLED 42 – 36 TROLLED DROLLER*, TROLLER* 51
8 EANRYECNT CENTENARY 60 – 54 CENTENARY 69
9 LRPIEIGLE GRIPE 65 – 54 GRIP GILLIE*, GIRLIE*, GRILLE*, RELLIE* 75
10 10 2 5 4 9 7 → 998 65 – 64 998
(9 + 7 + 4) × 5 × 10 − 2


85
TTT HOUSENOT Did far better than a dimmer star, perhaps? OUTSHONE
11 STSAOIDRE ASTEROIDS 83 – 64 ROADIES 103
12 MSIEVDAOW MOVIES 83 – 71 MEADOWS DISAVOW*, MIAOWED* 110
13 JNKAIODTX INTO 83 – 76 JOINT ADJOINT, OXIDANT* 117
14 3 5 8 5 8 10 → 308 308
(5 + 5) × 10 × 3 + 8
93 – 86 308
(5 + 5) × 10 × 3 + 8


127
15 HEWMLOVER 93 – 86
(29.25 seconds)
OVERWHELM 137
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