Episode 4952

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Episode 4952 was broadcast on 17 December 2009, and was the second semi-final of Series 61.

Chris Davies played Innis Carson, with Chris Davies winning 102 – 97. The Dictionary Corner guest was Rory McGrath, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

This episode was repeated on 5 August 2010.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Chris Davies Score Innis Carson Others Max.
1 LNTICEAOJ JACONET 7 – 7 ELATION ACONITE*, LACTONE*, LECTION*, TOENAIL* 7
2 RSRAIEWRD DRAWERS 14 – 14 DRAWERS RAIDERS, REDRAWS*, REWARDS, WARDERS 14
3 NETNIYESM NINETY 14 – 21 INTENSE EMINENT*, SYENITE*, TENNIES* 21
4 RNIAYCITO CORTINA 21 – 28 CORTINA 28
5 8 10 2 10 9 6 → 176 176
(9 + 8) × 10 + 6
31 – 38 176
(10 + 8) × 10 − (6 − 2)


38
TTT HAMCORKS This emblem is unmistakeably Irish. SHAMROCK
6 MFIELSAPR LEMPIRAS 39 – 46 IMPALERS PALMIERS* 46
7 IFTDBELIM LIMITED 46 – 53 LIMITED DELIMIT*, MIDLIFE* 53
8 KSXAEPSID SPEAKS 52 – 59 PASSED APSIDES 60
9 TLETLAEWN TALENT 58 – 65 LATENT LATEEN*, LATTEN*, NETTLE, TELNET*, WALLET, WATTLE 66
10 75 25 6 3 7 3 → 982 982
(25 − 6 − 3 − 3) × 75 + 7
68 – 75 982
(75 + 25) × (7 + 3) − 6 × 3


76
TTT PLOTTREE You might need Scotty's help if you want to do this. TELEPORT
11 PSTUECZOH POUCHES 75 – 82 TOUCHES 83
12 NGAOATBMU BOATMAN 82 – 89 BOATMAN GUNBOAT, TUMBAGA* 90
13 EORISDNOL INDOORS 82 – 97 SOLENOID EIDOLONS* 98
14 75 25 10 1 1 5 → 655 655
(10 − 1) × 75 − 25 + 5
92 – 97 654


108
15 EPITUSSLE SLEEPSUIT
(25.5 seconds)
102 – 97 118
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