Episode 4940

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Episode 4940 was broadcast on 1 December 2009, as part of Series 61.

Tom Allerton played Adrian Coote, with Tom Allerton winning 78 – 62. The Dictionary Corner guest was Jon Gaunt, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Tom Allerton Score Adrian Coote Others Max.
1 GSDEAOTND ONSTAGE 7 – 0 DOSAGE DONATED*, DONATES, DOTAGES*, GODSEND*, TANGOED, TANGOES* 7
2 TRPAIESDE PREDATES 15 – 0 STRIPED AIRSPEED, PEDERAST*, PRIESTED*, READIEST, RESPITED*, SERIATED*, STEADIER*, TRAIPSED, TRAPESED* 15
3 GNKAELMIT TALKING 22 – 7 TALKING LIGAMENT 23
4 BBAOAHRSU BOARS 27 – 12 HOURS HOUBARAS* 31
5 25 75 7 2 8 3 → 856 856
(75 + 25 + 7) × 8
37 – 22 856
(75 + 25 + 7) × 8


41
TTT LIVEROOF This type of animal prefers a green environment. FOLIVORE
6 RCTEAYATE CATTERY 44 – 22 tracer ☓ ACETATE* 48
7 SMULNEODN MODULES 51 – 22 soulmen ☓ DOLMENS*, LOUDENS*, MENUDOS*, NODULES 55
8 SAYFEILJR SAFELY 51 – 29 JAILERS FLAYERS* 62
9 LTNOEIPDN PILOTED 58 – 29 inplode ☓ INDOLENT 70
10 75 10 9 10 7 8 → 437 433
(7 − 10 ÷ 10) × 75 − 8 − 9
65 – 29 451

RR: 437 = 75 × 7 − (10 + 10 − 9) × 8

80
TTT TINYCHOP A kind of trance. Watch out! HYPNOTIC
11 QRLOAPRNE LOANER 71 – 35 LOANER PAROLE, PERRON*, PLANER, REPLAN* 86
12 CPTOEISWO COOTIES 78 – 35 SWOOP ISOTOPE*, POETICS*, WOOPIES* 93
13 GTCEILTXE EXCITE 78 – 42 TEXTILE 100
14 25 3 2 1 10 4 → 732 731 78 – 52 732
(25 × 3 − 1) × 10 − 2 × 4


110
15 SANTASFIT 78 – 62 FANTASIST
(2.25 seconds)
120
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