Episode 4939

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Episode 4939 was broadcast on 30 November 2009, as part of Series 61.

Graham Jones played Tom Allerton, with Tom Allerton winning 84 – 66. The Dictionary Corner guest was Jon Gaunt, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Graham Jones Score Tom Allerton Others Max.
1 DTREIETWA WATERED 7 – 0 WAITER TIDEWATER 18
2 CLNEAENSO CLEANSE 14 – 7 CLEANSE ANCONES*, ENCLOSE, ENLACES*, LOANEES*, SCALENE 25
3 WSNAOESDO SWOONED 21 – 14 SWOONED NOSODES* 32
4 PMUITLGES IMPUTES 28 – 21 GLIMPSE LUMPIEST, PLUMIEST* 40
5 50 5 2 3 10 8 → 881 883 28 – 28 882
(50 − (3 − 2)) × (10 + 8)

Best: 881 = ((50 − 5) × 10 − 8) × 2 − 3

50
TTT NOREFUTE 5 and 9, but not the Brighton line. FOURTEEN
6 FPTIEIBXF BEFIT 33 – 33 BEFIT FIXIT*, PIXIE 55
7 MNTAEILNA AILMENT 33 – 41 LAMINATE 63
8 TGNIORKER torring ☓ 33 – 47 TOKING GENITOR*, IGNORER, RORTING*, TRIGONE* 70
9 PQLIEADDU PUDDLE 39 – 47 plaqued ☓ PLAIDED*, QUAILED 77
10 75 50 6 5 4 3 → 542 547 39 – 54 543
(6 + 5) × 50 − 4 − 3

RR: 542 = 75 × 6 + (50 − 4) × (5 − 3)

87
TTT GWENRICK Feeling destructive? Then have a ball! WRECKING
11 YRNOEECDO CROONED 46 – 61 CROONED ENCODER, ENCORED 94
12 ZMNUIOTLO LOTION 52 – 67 MOTION MOONLIT 101
13 TLRIEOPSS POLITER 59 – 74 ROPIEST PISTOLES*, PROSIEST*, RIPOSTES*, SPOILERS, TRIPOSES* 109
14 25 8 5 3 9 3 → 730 733
(9 × 3 + 5 − 3) × 25 + 8
66 – 74 725

RR: 730 = 9 × 3 × 25 + (8 + 3) × 5

119
15 RIVERCOOS 66 – 84 CORROSIVE
(9.5 seconds)
129
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