Episode 4959

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Episode 4959 was broadcast on 18 January 2010, as part of Series 62.

Oliver Garner played Keith Bush, with Oliver Garner winning 99 – 48. The Dictionary Corner guest was John Stapleton, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Oliver Garner Score Keith Bush Others Max.
1 WSDEIUTTP DISPUTE 7 – 7 DISPUTE PUTTIED, PUTTIES, SPITTED*, TWISTED*, WETSUIT* 7
2 VEOJMESRH REMOVES 14 – 14 REMOVES REHOMES 14
3 PIEALGRDQ PAIRED 20 – 14 pilaged ☓ PREDIAL 21
4 EUNYPTAGO PEANUT 26 – 20 POTAGE NOUGAT*, OUTAGE*, PAEONY*, PAYOUT*, TEAPOY*, TONGUE*, YAUPON* 27
5 25 10 4 6 3 5 → 279 279
(25 + 3) × 10 − (6 − 5)
36 – 30 279
(25 + 3) × 10 − (6 − 5)


37
TTT GIANTBED Arguing about taking the worm off the hook. DEBATING
6 TNLDEIOMD DELTOID 43 – 30 TOILED LENTOID, ODDMENT* 44
7 XSKFEOERC FORCES 49 – 36 FROCKS FEROXES* 51
8 LIRDRAEON LARDIER 56 – 43 LARDIER ORDAINER 59
9 IARSPNEOD PADRONES 64 – 43 DESPAIR ANEROIDS*, ANODISER*, DIASPORE*, OPERANDS, PADRINOS*, PARODIES, PONIARDS*, PRISONED*, SPRAINED* 67
10 5 2 9 4 1 7 → 472 472
(9 × 7 − 5 + 1) × 2 × 4
74 – 43


77
TTT PALSURGE Deposit these if you want to withdraw. EARPLUGS
11 STEAISNTE NEATEST 81 – 43 intestate ☓ ANISETTES*, TETANISES 95
12 AEYBMANBF MAYBE 86 – 48 MEANY BYNAME* 101
13 CVTIAERNA CRANIATE 94 – 48 vacater ☓ CARINATE*, CAVATINE*, VARIANCE* 109
14 5 9 3 7 4 2 → 646 639
(5 × 2 × 7 + 4 − 3) × 9
99 – 48

Best: 646 = ((9 + 7) × 5 × 4 + 3) × 2

119
15 CRETINPIE 99 – 48 epicentre ☓
(24 seconds)
RECIPIENT 129
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