Episode 4889

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Episode 4889 was broadcast on 21 September 2009, as part of Series 61.

Jeffrey Burgin played Russell Langdown, with Jeffrey Burgin winning 91 – 75. The Dictionary Corner guest was Colin Murray, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Jeffrey Burgin Score Russell Langdown Others Max.
1 DSGEIETSN EDGIEST 7 – 7 DIGESTS DESTINES*, EDGINESS, INGESTED 8
2 ZUHASOBAN ABASH 12 – 7 HOBS BHUNAS*, OUBAAS* 14
3 PMSOAETDM SPAMMED 19 – 14 STAMPED DAMPEST*, MADTOMS*, POMADES, STOMPED* 21
4 BOSEDUROT DOUBTERS 27 – 14 BOOSTER OBTRUDES, REDOUBTS* 29
5 100 7 7 8 3 9 → 356 356
3 × 100 + 7 × 8
37 – 14 357


39
TTT DICKBULL Avoid paying for the platypus, perhaps? DUCKBILL
6 LESAHECAT LATCHES 44 – 14 CHEATS ALCAHEST*, CHELATES*, ESCALATE*, LEACHATE* 47
7 WVSEIACNT STAVE 44 – 20 WAIVES VESICANT 55
8 ONERIYEGL LEERING 51 – 20 glorney ☓ GREENLY*, REELING*, RELYING* 62
9 LRPIAEXDN EXPLAIN 58 – 20 RAILED PLAINED*, PLAINER*, PRALINE, PREDIAL*, RELAXIN* 69
10 100 1 2 7 4 5 → 740 740
7 × 100 + 5 × 2 × 4
68 – 30 740
(100 + 5) × 7 + 4 + 1


79
TTT PILLPOOL You'll get a bit of stick with one of these. LOLLIPOP
11 TKJEOASGF GASKET 74 – 30 STOKE KOFTAS* 85
12 TODELARET LEOTARD 74 – 48 TOLERATED 103
13 RNQIEINSD INSIDER 81 – 55 DINNERS 110
14 25 75 3 2 7 4 → 234 234
75 × 3 + 7 + 2
91 – 65 234
75 × 3 + 7 + 2


120
15 TRADESFUR 91 – 75 FRAUDSTER
(2.5 seconds)
130


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