Episode 4979

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Episode 4979 was broadcast on 15 February 2010, as part of Series 62.

Craig Chittenden played Angus Burns, with Craig Chittenden winning 99 – 45. The Dictionary Corner guest was Graham Cole, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Craig Chittenden Score Angus Burns Others Max.
1 HWTOESTOA TOOTH 5 – 5 THOSE SAWTOOTH* 8
2 DVDIOEPJI DIVIDE 11 – 11 DIVIDE IODIDE*, VOIDED 14
3 BNRNEUIYA BANNER 17 – 17 BANNER BREYANI* 21
4 SXYEIADTE SEDATE 23 – 23 SEDATE EXISTED, IDEATES* 28
5 4 8 5 4 1 6 → 650 650
(8 + 4 + 1) × 5 × (6 + 4)
33 – 33 650
(8 + 4 + 1) × 5 × (6 + 4)


38
TTT PALECYAN Second, third, fourth, wherever you want. ANYPLACE
6 DRTSIEAFI FASTED 39 – 33 feasted ☓ RATIFIED, RATIFIES 46
7 RMLRAIEDO MARRIED 46 – 40 MARRIED AIRDROME 54
8 LRGSAOEMA LAAGERS 53 – 40 MOLARS SAGAMORE* 62
9 PSGEAOCKP CAGES 58 – 45 PAGES APPOSE*, GECKOS*, GOPAKS*, SCOPAE*, SOCAGE* 68
10 50 100 3 9 10 6 → 802 801
(100 − 10) × 9 − 6 − 3
65 – 45 796

RR: 802 = (6 × 3 + 10 + 50) × 9 + 100

78
TTT NOSEYBAT Were they used in the charge of the Lightbulb Brigade? BAYONETS
11 SNTVEACOU vocates ☓ 65 – 45 covents ☓ CENTAVOS* 86
12 NRMREIENU ERMINE 71 – 45 MINER RUNNIER 93
13 TSFOIEEDN INFESTED 79 – 45 FOISTED SOFTENED 101
14 25 50 7 10 8 6 → 981 981
(50 − 10 − (8 − 7)) × 25 + 6
89 – 45 975


111
15 ANGELDENT ENTANGLED
(5 seconds)
99 – 45 121
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