Episode 4897

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Episode 4897 was broadcast on 1 October 2009, as part of Series 61.

George Raison played Anthony Pinnell, with Anthony Pinnell winning 92 – 68. The Dictionary Corner guest was John Inverdale, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection George Raison Score Anthony Pinnell Others Max.
1 TSUIGRALN GUITARS 0 – 8 SINGULAR LUSTRING*, RUSTLING*, SALUTING*, STARLING 8
2 OEIYBRATR BARTER 6 – 14 BOATER ARBITER*, ORBITER*, RAREBIT 15
3 EOTNBOMST BOTTOMS 13 – 21 ENTOMBS TOMBSTONE 33
4 MCTEEINDU MINUTED 20 – 21 uncited ☓ INDUCTEE, MINUETED* 41
5 75 1 8 5 2 5 → 570 20 – 31 570
75 × 8 − (5 + 2 − 1) × 5


51
TTT SEESPACE They flee from three letters of the alphabet. ESCAPEES
6 OLNPEIODP LOPPED 26 – 37 LIPPED EIDOLON*, NIPPLED*, PLEOPOD* 58
7 MLISAEHLC MALICE 32 – 43 CLAIMS CHAMELIS* 66
8 DSHAAIKFE FISHED 38 – 43 khedifas ☓ FAKIES*, FASHED*, KADAIS*, KHEDAS*, SHAADI*, SIFAKA* 72
9 ASTPEASRE asparte ☓ 38 – 51 SEPARATE SEPARATES 90
10 100 2 2 3 5 1 → 313 313
(100 + 1) × 3 + 2 × 5
48 – 61 313
(2 + 1) × 100 + 5 × 2 + 3


100
TTT LOFTSALE Florence lets you know she's staying at sea. FLOATELS
11 LUWNOIRRO LOIN 52 – 65 WINO INRO*, IRON*, LINO*, LION, LOON*, LORN*, LOUR*, NOIL*, NOIR*, NORI*, OLIO*, ROIL*, RUIN*, WOOL*, WORN 104
12 AESGDEXSI GASSED 58 – 65 AEGIS DEGASES*, DISEASE, SEASIDE 111
13 FDAURNGIO fouring ☓ 58 – 72 FORDING ADORING, AGROUND*, FUNGOID* 118
14 50 8 1 10 5 5 → 394 394
50 × 8 − 5 − 1
68 – 82 394
50 × 8 − 5 − 1


128
15 SLIMYGINA 68 – 92 MISLAYING
(1.5 seconds)
138
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