Episode 4931

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Episode 4931 was broadcast on 18 November 2009, as part of Series 61.

Charlie Khoo played Joanne Britton, with Charlie Khoo winning 81 – 77. The Dictionary Corner guest was Amanda Lamb, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Charlie Khoo Score Joanne Britton Others Max.
1 MSLEUIRCT MUSCLIER 8 – 8 CURLIEST CLUMSIER*, UTRICLES* 8
2 HPTYUEICA PATCHY 14 – 8 PIETY APHETIC*, HEPATIC, PAUCITY, YACHTIE* 15
3 SSPNEUODE DEPOSES 21 – 15 SUSPEND ESPOUSED*, SPONDEES 23
4 EIARNGTIF TEARING 28 – 22 FEARING ENGRAFT*, FAINTER*, FAIRING*, FARTING*, FRIGATE*, GRANITE, GRATINE*, IGNITER*, INERTIA, INGRAFT*, INGRATE*, NIFTIER*, RAFTING, RIFTING*, TANGIER*, TIEFING* 30
5 100 75 6 5 4 7 → 872 875
(7 − 5) × 4 × 100 + 75
35 – 22

RR: 872 = (100 + 75) × 5 − (7 − 4)

40
TTT POORRATE Someone smooth who can help you connect. OPERATOR
6 TNRTOAEEK NATTER 35 – 29 RETAKEN ENTREAT, KNOTTER, TERNATE* 47
7 WWGRIAESD WAGERS 41 – 35 GRADES EARWIGS, WIDGERS* 54
8 MPAEAZBTE ABATE 46 – 40 AMAZE BEMATA* 60
9 LQDRAAINS RADIANS 53 – 47 RADIALS LANIARDS 68
10 50 100 2 3 6 4 → 479 479
(100 + 6) × 4 + 50 + 2 + 3
63 – 47 472


78
TTT TRAPHOLE Two letters of the alphabet combine to explain this. PLETHORA
11 BLCFUAOAX FOAL 63 – 52 FOCAL BACULA*, BOXFUL, FACULA* 84
12 LEDYDAEIJ DEADLY 63 – 59 DELAYED JADEDLY, YIELDED* 91
13 RNMOIEISA ROMAINES 71 – 67 ROMANISE ERMINOIS*, MARINISE*, MORAINES 99
14 50 6 3 7 9 4 → 662 662
(6 + 7) × 50 + 3 × 4
81 – 67 660


109
15 MILDEVENT 81 – 77 DEVILMENT
(4.75 seconds)
119
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