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Episode 4807

From Countdown

Episode 4807 was broadcast on 30 April 2009, as part of Series 60.

Hamish Williamson played Heather Bolam, with Hamish Williamson winning 74 – 68. The Dictionary Corner guest was Gyles Brandreth, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Hamish Williamson Score Heather Bolam Others Max.
1 CROIGEDIT CREDIT 6 – 6 DICIER CORDITE, DIORITE*, ERGODIC*, GOITRED 7
2 LEIPSTEWO EPISTLE 13 – 6 PISTOL PETIOLES*, SWEETLIP* 15
3 UHSENODAB ABOUNDS 20 – 13 HUSBAND SUBHEAD* 22
4 ZRHJIEURP PURER 25 – 18 PRIZE HIRER*, RIPER* 27
5 50 1 10 8 8 2 → 140 140
(1 + 8) × 10 + 50
35 – 28 140
(8 + 8 − 2) × 10


37
TTT SARIFERN Desists from humming these over and over. REFRAINS
6 SNMEUOXLO LEMONS 41 – 34 LOOSEN UNLOOSE* 44
7 LDAETCAST CASTLED 48 – 34 CASTLE LACTATED*, LACTATES 52
8 INIVKDAIT DAVIT 53 – 34 TANK AVIDIN 58
9 UADSMEIMR DIMMERS 60 – 34 DREAMS MERMAIDS 66
10 100 50 6 9 6 10 → 534 536 60 – 44 534
6 × 100 − 50 − (10 + 6)


76
TTT SADPURGE Improve your exam results to a better standard. UPGRADES
11 TFNEEMROP FERMENT 67 – 44 portmen ☓ FOMENTER* 84
12 LQEINFAAB FABLE 67 – 51 ABELIAN 91
13 TGEAROPTE PROTEGE 74 – 51 TEAPOT OPERETTA 99
14 50 100 9 7 5 8 → 579 578 ☓ 74 – 58 574
5 × 100 + 50 + 7 + 8 + 9

RR: 578/580 Best: 579 = 5 × 100 + 8 × 9 + 7

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15 LAXITYSUE 74 – 68 SEXUALITY
(8.5 seconds)
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