Episode 4990

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Episode 4990 was broadcast on 2 March 2010, as part of Series 62.

Raheel Mirza played Phil Peart, with Raheel Mirza winning 90 – 36. The Dictionary Corner guest was Nicholas Owen, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Raheel Mirza Score Phil Peart Others Max.
1 TSGDOIOUE OUTSIDE 7 – 7 OUTSIDE DUGITES*, GOODIES, GOOIEST*, OSTEOID*, OUTDOES*, OUTGOES*, STOOGED, TEDIOUS 7
2 QRGIEDAXP PAIRED 13 – 7 DRAPE DIAPER, GRIPED*, PARGED*, REPAID* 13
3 NSTEOILNS STONES 19 – 13 LESSON ENTISOLS*, INSOLENT, TENSIONS* 21
4 CTSEANOVA STANCE 19 – 20 VACATES CENTAVOS* 29
5 25 7 3 2 9 2 → 725 19 – 20

RR: 725 = ((7 + 3) × 2 + 9) × 25

39
TTT NERDDOPE Thought hard about the garden water feature. PONDERED
6 DILEBISYO BODILY 25 – 20 baldies ☓ BOILIES*, BOLIDES*, DISOBEY, DOILIES*, IDOLISE*, LIBIDOS 46
7 LCRPAEAME REPLACE 32 – 27 CARAMEL CLAMPER*, PERCALE* 53
8 TNARETUER RETREAT 39 – 27 NEUTER NATTERER* 61
9 DTBKIAOMO TOMB 43 – 31 BOOK AKIMBO, DIATOM, KABOOM*, MIKADO* 67
10 75 100 25 50 6 2 → 655 655
6 × 100 + 50 + 75 ÷ 25 + 2
53 – 31 652


77
TTT FARRISEN Stops oneself from singing choruses. REFRAINS
11 RGTSIAIUF GRITS 58 – 31 frugal ☓ GUITARS 84
12 REZOPARET OPERATE 65 – 31 PARROT PERORATE* 92
13 HNLMIEOAW WOMEN 70 – 36 MELON HEMIOLA, MANHOLE* 99
14 75 100 25 50 5 6 → 378 378
5 × 75 + 6 ÷ (50 ÷ 25)
80 – 36 376


109
15 ISINGDUFF DIFFUSING
(2 seconds)
90 – 36 119
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