Episode 4895

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Episode 4895 was broadcast on 29 September 2009, as part of Series 61.

Tricia Finn played George Raison, with George Raison winning 81 – 57. The Dictionary Corner guest was John Inverdale, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Tricia Finn Score George Raison Others Max.
1 QRSIEIVTA visits ☓ 0 – 6 VARIES AIRIEST*, REVISIT 7
2 SITMARWES WARIEST 0 – 14 SMARTIES ASTERISM*, WAITRESS* 15
3 NBRTUIONI UNBORN 6 – 14 BRUNT BIOTIN*, BUNION*, BURTON, INBORN*, INTRON*, TURION* 21
4 OSGEDNAOR OREGANO 13 – 21 DANGERS GOOSANDER* 39
5 75 3 1 10 4 5 → 517 511
(5 + 3 − 1) × 75 − (10 + 4)
18 – 21

RR: 517 = (10 − 4 + 1) × 75 − (5 + 3)

49
TTT TUNALIPS Out of control and told a likely story. TAILSPUN
6 TYEHLEILT HILLY 18 – 27 LITTLE LITHELY 56
7 NAFZJIERP fraize ☓ 18 – 33 PANZER INJERA*, PERFIN*, RAPINE*, ZANIER* 62
8 SCAOLLEDR SCROLLED 26 – 41 CAROLLED COLLARDS*, COLLARED*, CORELLAS* 70
9 BNHAIODRE HANDIER 33 – 48 BROADEN DEBONAIR, DIBORANE* 78
10 50 25 6 5 2 3 → 354 352 33 – 55 353
(5 + 2) × 50 + 3

RR: 354 = ((5 − 2) × 3 + 50) × 6

88
TTT CRABARKS Accommodation belonging to the president. BARRACKS
11 UAESLMGCS gaumless ☓ 33 – 62 MUSCLES CLAUSES*, MACULES*, MASCLES*, MESCALS* 95
12 OIRTPASNI RATIONS 40 – 69 RATIONS ASPIRIN, IRONIST*, PARISON*, PATRONS, PIANIST*, SPIRANT*, SPRAINT*, TARPONS* 102
13 PDKUIOMNA monika ☓ 40 – 74 POUND IMPOUND* 109
14 75 9 4 2 5 1 → 906 905
(9 + 2 + 1) × 75 + 5
47 – 81 905
(9 + 2 + 1) × 75 + 5

RR: 906 = (75 × 4 + 2) × (9 − 5 − 1)

119
15 MINIPOLOS IMPLOSION
(23.5 seconds)
57 – 81 129
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