Episode 4951

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Episode 4951 was broadcast on 16 December 2009, and was the first semi-final of Series 61.

Ryan Taylor played Andrew Hulme, with Andrew Hulme winning 95 – 48. The Dictionary Corner guest was Rory McGrath, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Ryan Taylor Score Andrew Hulme Others Max.
1 EDUNDEPAT PUDENDA 7 – 7 UPENDED DAUNTED*, DEPUTED*, DETUNED*, UNDATED*, UPDATED* 7
2 MBHOEUNTO umbone ☓ 7 – 12 BOOTH BOUTON*, ENTOMB, MOUTON*, OUBOET* 13
3 ASRIECWRC CARRIES 14 – 19 CARRIES AIRCREWS, AIRSCREW* 21
4 LTSOAIAKE SOLATIA 21 – 26 SOLATIA ISOLATE*, OAKIEST*, TALKIES* 28
5 75 4 10 7 7 2 → 839 839
(7 + 4) × 75 + 2 × 7
31 – 36 839
(7 + 4) × 75 + 2 × 7


38
TTT MIXLAGER The picture takes the place of the word. LEXIGRAM
6 LLPOEAXOE POLLEX 31 – 43 POLEAXE 45
7 ATOERNQEP PRONATE 38 – 50 PRONATE OPERANT, OPERATE, PROTEAN* 52
8 SNDUIOETS soundiest ☓ 38 – 58 SOUNDEST OUTSIDES 60
9 GOMAESMZD GAMES 38 – 64 DOSAGE DAGOES*, DOGMAS*, MODEMS*, OMEGAS, SMEGMA* 66
10 75 9 2 5 2 6 → 337 337
(75 − 6) × 5 − (9 − 2 ÷ 2)
48 – 74 337
(75 − 6) × 5 − (9 − 2 ÷ 2)


76
TTT RAYMINDS Ray does mind, if he's a victim of this. MISANDRY
11 BATGUAIEL 48 – 81 LABIATE TABLEAU* 83
12 YTFOEUDSR FOSTER 48 – 88 DEFROST DESTROY*, DETOURS*, DOUREST*, FROSTED, RESTUDY*, ROUSTED* 90
13 OFGAEOPLS gloops ☓ 48 – 88 gloops ☓ ASLOPE*, GALOPS, GOSPEL*, PLAGES*, POGOES* 96
14 3 1 9 7 6 1 → 942 48 – 95 944
(6 − 1) × 7 × 3 × 9 − 1

RR: 942 = ((6 − 1) × 7 × 9 − 1) × 3

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15 SEMIHUNTT 48 – 95 TUNESMITH 116
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