Episode 4947

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Episode 4947 was broadcast on 10 December 2009, and was the first quarter-final of Series 61.

Andrew Hulme played Jacqueline Baker, with Andrew Hulme winning 86 – 42. The Dictionary Corner guest was Dr Phil Hammond, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Andrew Hulme Score Jacqueline Baker Others Max.
1 SRWEUEYRM RESUME 6 – 6 RESUME MURRES*, MURREY*, SURREY* 6
2 DSDSOIEOL DOODLES 13 – 6 SOILED DILDOES* 13
3 GTNAEODMU AMOUNTED 21 – 6 MOUNTED 21
4 TSDREOICO cordites ☓ 21 – 13 STEROID COOTERS*, COOTIES, CORDITE*, COTISED*, CREDITS*, DIRECTS*, DOCTORS*, EDITORS*, OCTROIS*, ODORISE*, OSTEOID*, ROOSTED*, SCOOTED*, SCOOTER*, SOOTIER*, SORTIED*, STORIED*, TOROIDS*, TRIODES* 28
5 100 3 1 4 1 5 → 429 428
(100 + 1 + 1 + 5) × 4
28 – 20 428
(100 + 5 + 1) × 4 + 3 + 1

RR: 429 = (100 + 5 + 3 − 1) × 4 + 1

38
TTT OLDROMAN Uncultivated areas belonging to Roger, perhaps? MOORLAND
6 LKTMIUANE MANLIKE 35 – 20 MANTLE AILMENT, ALIMENT*, UNALIKE* 45
7 DRSIAEBST DISASTER 43 – 20 BRAISED BASTIDES*, DISRATES*, SEABIRDS, SIDEBARS, TRIBADES* 53
8 FTRAEINRE REFRAIN 43 – 28 RETAINER 61
9 JRLTOEANX ORNATE 49 – 28 jolter ☓ ANTLER*, ETALON*, LEARNT*, LOANER, RENTAL* 67
10 50 9 2 8 7 4 → 814 814
(8 × 50 + 7) × 2
59 – 28 813


77
TTT SINGCHAT A critical type of attack on those who definitely can't sing. SCATHING
11 DWHOEEPNZ OPENED 65 – 28 nephew ☓7 NEPHEW, PHONED 83
12 GLNTAIUGI TAILING 72 – 35 TAILING GUILTING*, LIGATING 91
13 SNLEAEYNR ENSNARL 79 – 42 ENSNARE LANNERS*, LARNEYS* 98
14 100 75 25 50 2 3 → 236 237
(50 ÷ 25 + 2 + 75) × 3
86 – 42 228

RR: 236 = (75 + 50 − (100 ÷ 25 + 3)) × 2

108
15 MILKGRAIN 86 – 42 GRIMALKIN 118


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