Episode 4949

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Episode 4949 was broadcast on 14 December 2009, and was the third quarter-final of Series 61.

Innis Carson played Jeffrey Burgin, with Innis Carson winning 111 – 70. The Dictionary Corner guest was Rory McGrath, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Innis Carson Score Jeffrey Burgin Others Max.
1 WRPEUEDSL PRELUDES 8 – 8 PRELUDES REPULSED* 8
2 OUIAEDNTB batoned ☓ 8 – 8 bountied ☓ OBTAINED 16
3 AJNRIACLE CARLINE 15 – 8 ARCANE ACARINE*, CARINAE*, CARINAL*, CRANIAL 23
4 BRWTMYIEO TIMBER 21 – 14 TIMBER BIOMETRY* 31
5 50 75 10 6 7 4 → 354 354
7 × 50 + 4
31 – 24 354
7 × 50 + 4


41
TTT ACUTECAR You'll have to be pretty spot on to get this. ACCURATE
6 IESGIOTLS LOGIEST 38 – 24 GLOSS EGOISTS, OILIEST, STOGIES* 48
7 PNEATEGRI REPEATING 56 – 42 REPEATING 66
8 TRCOAETNO CARTOON 63 – 42 coronate ☓ CORNETTO 74
9 ARXKEDHAN HARDEN 69 – 48 DARKEN ADNEXA*, DANKER*, DHARNA*, HANKER*, HARKED*, HARKEN*, NARKED*, RANKED* 80
10 10 5 2 2 4 8 → 644 644
(5 × 2 − 2) × 8 × 10 + 4
79 – 48 645


90
TTT MINISAGE The occasional thought about Mr. Lennon, perhaps? IMAGINES
11 TTCSIOEML TOILETS 79 – 56 MOTLIEST 98
12 AOAUODYZR DOOR 83 – 60 ROAD DOOZY*, ODOUR, RAZOO*, ZARDA* 103
13 NSTEIRAGO ROASTING 91 – 60 groaniest ☓ ANGRIEST, GANISTER*, GANTRIES*, GENITORS*, INGRATES*, NEGATORS*, NOTARIES*, NOTARISE*, ORGANISE*, ORGANIST, RAGSTONE*, RANGIEST*, SENORITA*, TRIGONES* 111
14 25 50 100 75 5 8 → 601 601
75 × 8 + 5 − 100 ÷ 25
101 – 70 601
75 × 8 + 5 − 100 ÷ 25


121
15 TOOTHPAST PHOTOSTAT
(6.5 seconds)
111 – 70 131
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