Episode 4912

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Episode 4912 was broadcast on 22 October 2009, as part of Series 61.

Brian Selway played Nicola Houston, with Brian Selway winning 94 – 45. The Dictionary Corner guest was Lesley Garrett, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Brian Selway Score Nicola Houston Others Max.
1 SLRUAEPHA PERUSAL 7 – 0 PHRASE HAULERS, LUPARAS*, PHALERA*, PHRASAL*, PLUSHER*, SPHERAL* 7
2 FTETCEIJB EJECT 12 – 5 BEFIT EEJIT* 12
3 LOMAVLETS MALLETS 19 – 12 MALLETS MALTOSE, SOLVATE* 19
4 NOEZDEIDN DENIZEN 26 – 12 dezoned ☓ 26
5 100 2 4 1 10 1 → 156 155
(4 + 1) × (10 + 1) + 100
33 – 12 153

RR: 156 = 2 × 100 − (10 + 1) × 4

36
TTT LOSTDATE Dwelling places for small amphibians, perhaps? TOADLETS
6 LDTUOGAOR GUARD 38 – 17 GUARD AGOROT*, DOLOUR*, GALOOT, LOGOUT*, RAGOUT, RUGOLA*, TORULA* 42
7 SSNIEATTI NASTIEST 46 – 25 NASTIEST ANTSIEST*, INSTATES, SANITISE*, SATINISE*, TITANESS* 50
8 NCSEOLUIR LOUSIER 53 – 25 INCLOSURE, RECLUSION* 68
9 GNPAIISNO POISING 60 – 25 POSING NOISING*, OPINING*, PAINING*, PINIONS*, SAPONIN*, SNIPING*, SOAPING, SPONGIN* 75
10 100 4 7 6 10 8 → 286 286
(7 − 4) × 100 − 8 − 6
70 – 25 287


85
TTT NAMEGIRL Put it on in order to put it off. MALINGER
11 ECDSOETMA COASTED 77 – 25 mascoted ☓ CESTODE*, COATEES*, DEMOTES*, STEAMED* 92
12 DQHAOIXSI AXIS 81 – 29 HOAX ADIOS, DAHIS*, DOSAI*, DOSHA*, IXIAS, OIDIA* 97
13 ROWTAEENY WATERY 87 – 35 NOTARY EATERY*, NEATER*, ORNATE*, TOWERY*, TOWNEE, TWEENY*, WANTER*, WEANER*, YAWNER* 103
14 75 50 1 10 8 3 → 165 167
50 × 3 + 8 + 10 − 1
94 – 35 167 ☓

RR: 165 = (8 + 1) × 10 + 75

113
15 HENPIGNAP 94 – 45 HAPPENING
(0.75 seconds)
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