Episode 4991

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Episode 4991 was broadcast on 3 March 2010, as part of Series 62.

Raheel Mirza played Colin Davis, with Raheel Mirza winning 85 – 41. The Dictionary Corner guest was Nicholas Owen, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Raheel Mirza Score Colin Davis Others Max.
1 DSHFEOELI FOILED 0 – 7 FLESHED DEFILES, DEFLESH*, OILSEED*, SHELFED* 7
2 RJVSEUPAS PAVERS 6 – 7 japers ☓ JASPERS 14
3 NRTMOEADE MODERATE 14 – 7 DREAM MENTORED, NEMATODE* 22
4 CINGOETNS COSTING 21 – 14 COSTING SCENTING* 30
5 100 8 5 7 8 10 → 773 775
(100 − 5) × 8 + 8 + 7
28 – 14 770

RR: 773 = 100 × 8 − 7 × 5 + 8

40
TTT RANFIGHT A small coin that's not quite a penny. FARTHING
6 PHIANBRSU BRAINS 34 – 20 BAIRNS BANSURI*, BURNISH, RUPIAHS, UNSHARP* 47
7 GLTMAIEOS GLOATS 40 – 26 GLOATS LOAMIEST 55
8 MLREAIVTR MALTIER 47 – 26 MERIT RETIRAL*, RETRIAL*, TRAILER* 62
9 SMCROIAEL morales ☓ 47 – 34 CLAIMERS CALORIES*, CARIOLES*, CAMISOLE*, MIRACLES*, MORALISE*, RECLAIMS* 70
10 50 75 3 8 2 6 → 237 237
75 × 3 + 6 × 2
57 – 34 235


80
TTT HOGMANAY It's not a 5 iron or a putter, it's 1 wood. MAHOGANY
11 DRPCEIETN DEPICTER 65 – 34 PREDICT PRENTICED* 98
12 YDRSAOUTW OUTWARDS 73 – 34 WORDS OUTDRAWS* 106
13 GTXIETNKO TEXTING 80 – 41 TEXTING 113
14 50 2 10 6 4 10 → 826 820
50 × 4 × (6 − 2) + 10 + 10
85 – 41

RR: 826 = (50 + 2) × (10 + 6) − 10 + 4

123
15 GREENSODS 85 – 41 ENGROSSED 133
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