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Episode 4823

From Countdown

Episode 4823 was broadcast on 22 May 2009, as part of Series 60.

Mabel Weston played James Doohan, with James Doohan winning 88 – 46. The Dictionary Corner guest was Rory McGrath, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Mabel Weston Score James Doohan Others Max.
1 RDOEXPPAF PAPER 0 – 6 DAPPER FRAPPED* 7
2 HNLWEAENS WHEELS 6 – 12 WHEELS ANELES*, HANSEL*, HENNAS*, NEWELS*, WEASEL, WHALES*, WHEALS* 13
3 IONVUASTI STAIN 11 – 17 STAIN ISATIN*, VAUNTS, VINOUS*, VISION 19
4 SRSTOEERC RESTORES 19 – 25 RESTORES SECRETORS 37
5 9 5 7 4 3 50 → 851 851 ☓ 19 – 32 850
(3 × 7 − 4) × 50

RR: 851 = (50 + 7) × 3 × 5 − 4

47
TTT NIGHTCAM Identical fruits, perhaps? MATCHING
6 MSTUIELND MINUTED 19 – 40 INSULTED DILUENTS*, MUSLINED*, MUSTELID*, UNLISTED* 55
7 YZPIODTIE TIED 19 – 46 PITIED IDIOTYPE* 63
8 LQHSIEOLN HOLLIES 26 – 53 HOLLIES HELLIONS* 71
9 AFGEIMNEG ENIGMA 32 – 59 GAMING AGEING*, ENGAGE, FAMINE, FEEING*, GAMGEE*, GAMINE*, GEEING*, MAGGIE*, MANEGE*, MEANIE*, MENAGE* 77
10 8 5 7 9 9 75 → 803 816 32 – 64 811
(7 + 5) × 75 − (9 × 9 + 8)

RR: 803 = (75 − 8) × (7 + 5) − 9 ÷ 9

87
TTT TRAPTRIO Picture this characteristically bad painting. PORTRAIT
11 AMREIDJSE MISREAD 39 – 71 SMEARED JEREMIADS 105
12 NSDNIEORT SINNED 39 – 78 SORTIED INDENTORS 123
13 GERKAETRT RETREAT 46 – 78 targeter ☓ GREATER 130
14 6 10 3 1 8 100 → 528 532 46 – 88 528
(100 − 10) × 6 − 8 − 1 − 3


140
15 NICESTBOY 46 – 88
(29.5 seconds)
OBSCENITY 150