Episode 4989

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Episode 4989 was broadcast on 1 March 2010, as part of Series 62.

Raheel Mirza played Sarah Wilkinson, with Raheel Mirza winning 72 – 67. The Dictionary Corner guest was Nicholas Owen, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Raheel Mirza Score Sarah Wilkinson Others Max.
1 LKFROAEOS LOAFERS 7 – 0 foolers ☓ AEROSOL*, FORSAKE*, LOOKERS, ROSEOLA* 7
2 VDSJCIEAT casted ☓ 7 – 6 CADETS ACTIVES*, ADVECTS*, ADVICES*, DATIVES 14
3 YNTWUEIEN ENTWINE 14 – 13 ENTWINE UNTWINE* 21
4 OIEMRDPSO MOODIER 21 – 20 MOODIER MOIDORES*, PREDOOMS*, PROMISED 29
5 25 4 7 10 1 1 → 476 472 21 – 27 475
(10 + 7 + 1 + 1) × 25

RR: 476 = (25 + 4 − 1) × (10 + 7)

39
TTT PILLCASE Did the group of female singers cook with this? ALLSPICE
6 HRDLCEEIA CHAIRED 28 – 34 DECLARE HERALDIC 47
7 SHSPOIEVL POLISHES 36 – 42 POLISHES PLOSIVES* 55
8 AORMTRAUT TRAUMA 42 – 48 ARMOUR AUTOMAT, MUTATOR* 62
9 SPBOIEOMF posie ☓ 42 – 53 BOOMS BIOMES*, IMPOSE 68
10 25 3 3 1 7 8 → 943 42 – 53

Best: 944 = (25 × (3 + 3 − 1) − 7) × 8

75
TTT BOREWINS These small guides are nuts about chocolate. BROWNIES
11 TRMCUAENI MANICURE 50 – 53 TRANCE MURICATE, RUMINATE 83
12 SRNDAEATU UNRATED 57 – 60 SAUNTER TRANSUDE* 91
13 NLBRAIETN INTERNAL 65 – 60 TRIBAL 99
14 25 8 4 9 3 6 → 890 891
25 × 4 × 9 − (6 + 3)
72 – 67 889
9 × 4 × 25 − 8 − 3

RR: 890 = (25 × 4 + 9) × 8 + 6 × 3

109
15 TRACKSHOE shockrate ☓
(23 seconds)
72 – 67 SHORTCAKE 119
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