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Episode 4820

From Countdown

Episode 4820 was broadcast on 19 May 2009, as part of Series 60.

Jimmy Gough played Kerr Nairn, with Jimmy Gough winning 72 – 62. The Dictionary Corner guest was Rory McGrath, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Jimmy Gough Score Kerr Nairn Others Max.
1 CERORALEN CLEANER 7 – 0 LANCER LARCENER* 8
2 TNOAMSYIO MOTIONS 14 – 7 MOTIONS MYOTONIA* 16
3 LATIRALOT LARIAT 20 – 13 TAILOR LITTORAL, TORTILLA* 24
4 SLDAIGMEU MEDUSA 26 – 19 IMAGES DUALISE*, DUALISM, GAUDIES*, MIAULED*, MISDEAL*, MISLEAD*, SILAGED* 31
5 50 1 5 2 10 9 → 193 193
(50 − 2) × (9 − 5) + 1
36 – 29 193
(5 − 1) × 50 − (9 − 2)


41
TTT SKIBAILS Mythological creature in need of mouthwash. BASILISK
6 SNIRUESPV PURSES 36 – 36 SNIPERS INSURES, NURSIES*, PURINES*, SUNRISE*, SUPINES*, SUSPIRE*, UPRISEN*, UPRISES*, VERSINS*, VIRUSES* 48
7 HOXIPETAR EXPIATOR 44 – 36 EXPORT 56
8 KIDNNEICA akinned ☓ 44 – 42 CANNED INDICAN* 63
9 QUTASIFEH QUIETS 50 – 48 FAITHS ESTUFA*, FETISH, FIESTA*, HEIAUS*, HIATUS, HUTIAS*, SAITHE*, SHUFTI* 69
10 50 3 4 1 8 9 → 284 50 – 55 287
(9 − 3) × 50 − (8 + 4 + 1)

RR: 284 = (50 + 8) × (4 + 1) − (9 − 3)

79
TTT BIGCLUNK You'll hear a big clunk, if you're doing it in the car. BUCKLING
11 MAZISEBIF iambis ☓ 50 – 55 maizes ☓ SAMFIE* 85
12 NSTEEDTON ENDNOTES 58 – 55 DENOTES SONNETED* 93
13 LEMIDAPAJ IMPALED 65 – 55 LAMPED IMPLEAD* 100
14 100 8 7 10 9 1 → 575 573
(7 − 1) × 100 − 10 − 9 − 8
72 – 62 573
(7 − 1) × 100 − 10 − 9 − 8

RR: 575 = (100 − 10 − 8) × 7 + 1

110
15 STINGMIMI
(0.75 seconds)
72 – 62 MISTIMING 120