Episode 4950

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Episode 4950 was broadcast on 15 December 2009, and was the fourth quarter-final of Series 61.

Brian Selway played Ryan Taylor, with Ryan Taylor winning 91 – 71. The Dictionary Corner guest was Rory McGrath, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Brian Selway Score Ryan Taylor Others Max.
1 SQISEIFDA FADES 5 – 5 IDEAS DAISIES 7
2 ONAEYNDPU ANNOYED 12 – 5 unpayed ☓ ANODYNE* 14
3 LEPMUELFO FLUMP 17 – 10 FLUMP POLLEE* 20
4 EMISDEGTA GAMIEST 24 – 17 MIDGETS MEDIATES, SIDEMEAT* 28
5 75 1 8 5 4 7 → 283 285 24 – 27 283
(75 − 1) × 4 − 8 − 5


38
TTT DINEBILE You can eat your words, but not in this case. INEDIBLE
6 ENITGREJO TEEING 24 – 34 INTEGER GENITOR*, JEERING*, JOINTER, TREEING*, TRIGONE* 45
7 BARREONTA BARONET 31 – 41 BARONET ABERRANT, ARBORETA 53
8 IWIELSPOR WILIER 31 – 48 SPOILER WISPIER 60
9 LIELDITMN LIMITED 38 – 55 LIMITED DELIMIT, MIDLINE* 67
10 25 1 7 10 10 3 → 933 934
(10 × 3 + 7) × 25 + 10 − 1
45 – 62 934
(10 × 3 + 7) × 25 + 10 − 1

RR: 933 = ((25 + 7) × 10 − 10 + 1) × 3

77
TTT TESTJOIN Abandon the idea to dump cargo. JETTISON
11 GYZAEIAST AGEIST 51 – 68 AGEIST AGATES, GAIETY*, GAITAS*, GAYEST*, STAGEY 83
12 ESKAOETOR STROKE 51 – 75 RETAKES ROSEATE* 90
13 CURDXIAIS IXIAS 51 – 81 RADIUS 96
14 25 9 5 2 2 4 → 265 265
(9 + 2) × 25 − 5 × 2
61 – 91 265
(9 + 2) × 25 − 5 × 2


106
15 DUOASHORE ROADHOUSE
(12.25 seconds)
71 – 91 116
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