Episode 4962

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Episode 4962 was broadcast on 21 January 2010, as part of Series 62.

Oliver Garner played Mark Goodliffe, with Oliver Garner winning 81 – 75. The Dictionary Corner guest was John Stapleton, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Oliver Garner Score Mark Goodliffe Others Max.
1 EUPVRTAEP REPUTE 6 – 6 REPEAT EPATER*, PAREVE*, PAUPER*, PUPATE, RAPPEE*, TAPPER*, UPRATE 6
2 NAGYELTIC ANGELIC 13 – 13 GENITAL ANGLICE*, ELATING*, GALENIC*, GELATIN, GLYCINE*, LATENCY*, TALCING* 13
3 SSNUAOWIS suasions ☓ 13 – 19 SWAINS SUASION 20
4 RECNONSAT CORNETS 13 – 27 RESONANT ANCESTOR, ENACTORS* 28
5 1 9 5 8 4 7 → 616 616 ☓ 13 – 34 614
(8 × 7 + 5) × (9 + 1) + 4

RR: 616 = (5 × 4 − 9) × 7 × 8

38
TTT CORNYHAM There is one over here as a rule. MONARCHY
6 SENNATNEB BEATEN 19 – 40 BEATEN NEATENS 45
7 KTMZUEAEM teake ☓ 19 – 45 KEEMA KAMEEZ 51
8 IGASEPIRO PIEROGI 26 – 52 PORGIES SOAPIER* 58
9 MCDAEOLLE CALLED 32 – 58 LOCALE CADELLE, CALOMEL* 65
10 50 75 7 1 9 5 → 996 996
(75 + 50) × (7 + 1) − 9 + 5
42 – 58


75
TTT SPOTCLUE To spot the clue, just count the letters. OCTUPLES
11 TPSFIAESY PASTIES 49 – 65 SATISFY FIESTAS, PATSIES* 82
12 NORBEXTED DEBONE 55 – 65 denoter ☓ ENROBED, REDBONE* 89
13 DQMIOATDF DIATOM 61 – 65 MOTIF 95
14 50 75 25 5 5 6 → 599 599
(25 + 75) × 6 − 5 ÷ 5
71 – 75 599
(25 + 75) × 6 − 5 ÷ 5


105
15 FORTYDIME DEFORMITY
(1 second)
81 – 75 115
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