Episode 4893

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Episode 4893 was broadcast on 25 September 2009, as part of Series 61.

Jeffrey Burgin played Richard Moody, with Jeffrey Burgin winning 73 – 55. The Dictionary Corner guest was Colin Murray, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

NOTE: Burgin's offering for the conundrum is valid, and should therefore have been accepted, and is therefore included in his overall points total.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Jeffrey Burgin Score Richard Moody Others Max.
1 BRSEEALTD DEBATERS 8 – 0 BELATED BLEATERS, BREASTED, RETABLES*, TREADLES* 8
2 RVPEIENTN PREVENT 15 – 7 PREVENT REINVENT 16
3 SDZUIEFNB FINDS 15 – 13 FIENDS FUNDIES*, INFUSED, UNSIZED* 23
4 TGTOEISAD EGOTIST 22 – 13 fitted ☓ GODETIAS* 31
5 50 8 6 7 2 5 → 522 523
(8 + 2) × 50 + 6 × 5 − 7
29 – 13

RR: 522 = (50 + 8) × (7 + 2)

41
TTT TONYCHIP It's a state, but not just in the USA. HYPNOTIC
6 LSTEAERTA RELATES 36 – 20 STARTLE STEARATE* 49
7 JFRIEEHSN REFINES 43 – 20 FISHER FRESHEN, FRESHIE*, HEIFERS, HENRIES*, INHERES* 56
8 TSRAIOQER ROTARIES 51 – 20 roaries ☓ 64
9 NXDAOEMGA MANGO 51 – 27 MANAGED ADENOMA* 71
10 1 7 2 6 25 50 → 278 278
6 × 50 − 25 + 1 + 2
61 – 37 278
6 × 50 − 25 + 1 + 2


81
TTT TREATFLU Excited about having a bet, perhaps? AFLUTTER
11 MLDEAOMHP HAMMED 67 – 37 pommade ☓ MOPHEAD 88
12 RYPNAOAIT POINTY 73 – 43 PANTRY TOPIARY 95
13 RLSUIEWLO rollies ☓ 73 – 48 SWIRL LOURIES*, LOUSIER, LOWLIER*, ROUILLE*, SWILLER 102
14 4 10 5 10 50 100 → 282 280 73 – 55 281
(50 − 5) × 4 + 100 + 10 ÷ 10

RR: 282 = (50 − 10 ÷ 5) × 4 + 100 − 10

112
15 VEGANBRIE bereaving ☓
(2.25 seconds)
73 – 55 BEAVERING 122
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