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Episode S49

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Episode S49 was broadcast on 23 December 2020, as the last of the 2020 Christmas special episodes, and was between two former series winners, who won Series 54 and Series 66, and both finished in the last eight of the 30th Birthday Championship.

Conor Travers played Jack Worsley, with Conor Travers winning 118 – 110. The Dictionary Corner guest was Rory Bremner, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Conor Travers Score Jack Worsley Others Max.
1 FHTEUIGSN FUNGITES 8 – 8 FUNGITES 8
2 OARLDPEIC CAPRIOLE 16 – 16 CAPRIOLE 16
3 75 4 5 8 6 4 → 469 469
(75 + 4) × 6 − 5
26 – 26 469
(75 + 4) × 6 − 5


26
TTT MEANTSUP Look at the mess you're in, Gran: you weren't meant to sup the whole bottle! SPUMANTE
4 UOMGFWERS EGOSURF 33 – 33 EGOSURF MORGUES* 33
5 YBTAOIVEP OBVIATE 40 – 40 BIOTYPE 40
6 50 25 100 75 2 8 → 562 562
(75 + 2) × 8 − 50 − 100 ÷ 25​
50 – 50 562
(75 + 2) × 8 − 50 − 100 ÷ 25​


50
7 KLNOAUCRM COLUMNAR 58 – 50 UNCLOAK 58
8 IETHLNODA DELATION 66 – 58 LIONHEAD 66
9 25 4 6 3 1 7 → 400 400
(7 − 3) × 4 × 25
76 – 68 400
(7 + 3 + 6) × 25​


76
TTT HEATSPAN He heats the pan to brown this before popping it into the oven. PHEASANT
10 JWTOIEMAR MAJORITE 84 – 76 MAJORITE 84
11 STCIEAGLO SOCIETAL 92 – 84 SOCIETAL ALIGOTES*, COALITES, GELCOATS 92
12 BRNUIPELD UNDERLIP 100 – 92 UNDERLIP PURBLIND*, UNBRIDLE 100
13 SMROAINEG ORGANISM 108 – 100 ORGANISM AGONISER*, MASERING*, MEGARONS*, MORAINES*, MORINGAS*, ORGANIES*, ORGANISE, ROGAINES*, ROMAINES*, ROMANISE*, SMEARING* 108
14 75 25 50 100 6 10 → 216 216
100 + 75 + 25 + 10 + 6​
118 – 110 216
100 + 75 + 25 + 10 + 6​


118
15 URINALAIM 118 – 110 LUMINARIA 128
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