Episode 4901

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Episode 4901 was broadcast on 7 October 2009, as part of Series 61.

Steve Wood played Dave Meddings, with Steve Wood winning 92 – 66. The Dictionary Corner guest was Martin Lewis, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Steve Wood Score Dave Meddings Others Max.
1 LYEWDIEBT BETIDE 6 – 6 BELTED TWEEDILY 8
2 RSUOAHNID RHINOS 12 – 6 SOUND DINOSAUR*, ROUNDISH 16
3 LIGTAERNT RATTLING 20 – 6 LETTING ALERTING*, ALTERING, INTEGRAL*, RELATING*, TANGLIER*, TREATING, TRIANGLE 24
4 RTNAOEGIP printage ☓ 20 – 13 PONGIER OPERATING 42
5 25 75 8 5 8 9 → 507 20 – 23 507
(25 + 75) × 5 + 8 − (9 − 8)


52
TTT NICEDIME It could be a bitter pill to swallow. MEDICINE
6 CNZCOAEDI DEACON 26 – 23 DANCE ANODIZE*, COCAINE*, OCEANIC 59
7 PNAROIAMD PARANOID 34 – 31 PARANOID 67
8 MSSLEEOSA MOLASSES 42 – 39 SEAMLESS 75
9 PGVEOSERK PROVES 48 – 45 PROVES EVOKERS*, REVOKES* 82
10 50 25 10 9 8 1 → 970 967
(10 + 9 + 1) × 50 − 25 − 8
55 – 45 970 ☓

RR: 970 = (9 × 8 + 25) × 10

92
TTT DONSAWAY You don't get a receipt for this present. NOWADAYS
11 DIPTOERSI STEROID 62 – 52 STEROID DIOPTRES, DIORITES*, PRESIDIO*, RIPOSTED*, SPIRITED* 100
12 TNXSAEABC STANCE 68 – 52 basten ☓ CATENAS*, EXACTAS 107
13 REOFJOUST JOUSTER 75 – 59 JOUSTER FOOTSURE* 115
14 4 9 8 7 9 1 → 394 390
(8 × 4 + 7) × (9 + 1)
82 – 66 398
9 × 9 × (4 + 1) − 7

Best: 394 = (9 × 8 + 7) × (9 − 4) − 1

125
15 HIREAGENT REHEATING
(15 seconds)
92 – 66 135
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