Episode 4996

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Episode 4996 was broadcast on 10 March 2010, as part of Series 62.

Kevin Davis played Sam Denniss, with Kevin Davis winning 87 – 44. The Dictionary Corner guest was Pam Ayres, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Kevin Davis Score Sam Denniss Others Max.
1 TOSAOGWRJ GROATS 6 – 0 GROWS AGOROT*, ARGOTS*, GATORS*, JOWARS* 6
2 IEARTDERB RETREAD 13 – 7 BERATED BARTERED 14
3 TAESMUPCI IMPACTS 13 – 15 CAMPIEST CAMPSITE* 22
4 AOESNDRUM SURNAMED 21 – 15 DAEMONS ENAMOURS*, MAUNDERS, NEUROMAS*, RANSOMED* 30
5 50 25 75 3 9 10 → 884 888
(9 + 3) × 75 − (50 ÷ 25 + 10)
28 – 15 895

RR: 884 = 10 × 75 + 3 × 50 − 25 + 9

40
TTT BIGTEAMS Large portions used in computing, perhaps? MEGABITS
6 AEVTIFALP PALATE 34 – 15 palative ☓ FLEAPIT 47
7 LIHNESUDA HANDLES 41 – 15 UNDIES UNLASHED* 55
8 TBLIEYORM EMBROIL 48 – 15 MOBILE BIOMETRY* 63
9 SEONGTEVO TONGS 48 – 21 GENETS GENTOOS 70
10 75 50 1 9 2 2 → 302 302
(9 − 2 − 1) × 50 + 2
58 – 31 302
(9 − 2 − 1) × 50 + 2


80
TTT CARTESTS Runs away after ploughing the field. SCATTERS
11 GIPAORSLD SPIRAL 64 – 31 solidar ☓ PRODIGALS 98
12 RSNUIEGSO SOURING 71 – 38 INSURES SOIGNEURS* 116
13 CKAETORQE CREATE 77 – 44 ROCKET COATEE*, ECARTE*, RACKET*, RECOAT*, RETAKE, TACKER* 122
14 75 25 50 10 5 4 → 313 313
4 × 75 + 10 + 5 − 50 ÷ 25
87 – 44 326


132
15 RHANDYGIT hatdrying ☓
(18 seconds)
87 – 44 dignitary ☓
(25.25 seconds)
HYDRATING 142
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