Episode 4890

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Episode 4890 was broadcast on 22 September 2009, as part of Series 61.

Jeffrey Burgin played Mhairi Cameron, with Jeffrey Burgin winning 75 – 74. The Dictionary Corner guest was Colin Murray, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Jeffrey Burgin Score Mhairi Cameron Others Max.
1 LGNEAUJIL JUNGLE 6 – 6 JUNGLE JELLING, LIGULAE*, LINGUAL, NIGELLA* 7
2 SHEIYCTAG CHASTE 6 – 13 CAGIEST YACHTIES* 15
3 SDRUIEVTN INTRUDES 14 – 13 STRIVED NURDIEST*, UNRIVETS*, VENTURIS* 23
4 CWEOFTKUN COUNT 19 – 18 COUNT CONFUTE 30
5 50 100 75 7 4 9 → 723 725 19 – 25 722
75 × 9 + 50 − (7 − 4)

RR: 722/724 Best: 723 = (100 − 7 × 4) × 9 + 75

40
TTT TOKENBAN Think number 10, think brown. BANKNOTE
6 SGSIATSET GASSIEST 27 – 33 GASSIEST STAGIEST 48
7 NRPOAISSL SPRAINS 34 – 40 PASSION PARISONS 56
8 DQEORNEID noddier ☓ 34 – 46 DENIED DENIER*, DERIDE*, DINERO*, DRONED*, ERODED*, INDEED*, IRONED*, NEREID*, REDDEN*, REDONE, REINED*, RIDDEN*, RINDED* 62
9 TRXOIODNL LOTION 40 – 52 LOTION INDOOR*, NITROX*, TOROID*, TOXOID* 68
10 50 4 5 7 10 2 → 345 345
50 × 7 − 5
50 – 62 345
50 × 7 − 5


78
TTT SURESORT It's absolutely pants, this clue. TROUSERS
11 NBTEOERMM entomber ☓ 50 – 62 torment ☓ MEMENTO* 85
12 TPOANDIAP ADAPTION 58 – 62 PANDA 93
13 HSREOARBL BRASHER 65 – 69 BRASHER BARRELS*, HERBALS*, HOARSER*, SOLEBAR* 100
14 2 7 10 4 5 3 → 464 465 ☓ 65 – 74 457
(7 + 2) × 5 × 10 + 4 + 3

RR: 464 = ((10 + 3) × 5 − 7) × 2 × 4

110
15 AMTEEZING MAGNETIZE
(2.75 seconds)
75 – 74 120


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