Episode 4969

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Episode 4969 was broadcast on 1 February 2010, as part of Series 62.

Howard Lovelady played Norman Rudland, with Norman Rudland winning 84 – 68. The Dictionary Corner guest was Kaye Adams, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Howard Lovelady Score Norman Rudland Others Max.
1 FDNGIAIAD FADING 6 – 6 FADING ADDING*, AIDING*, DANAID* 6
2 MWSEONCIT COMETS 6 – 13 SECTION CENTIMOS* 14
3 RNYDAOIIL ORDINAL 13 – 20 ORDINAL RANDILY 21
4 SVTSOEORT TOOTERS 20 – 20 VOTERS 28
5 25 1 10 6 10 3 → 130 130
25 × 6 − 10 − 10
30 – 30 130
10 × 10 + 25 + 6 − 1


38
TTT RESCALES A bit too casual with a whisper, perhaps? CARELESS
6 LCBUERSAO CAROUSEL 38 – 30 scourable ☓ ROUSABLE* 46
7 NFGLAIEUN fueling ☓ 38 – 30 unfeeling ☓ UNGENIAL* 54
8 TRGPIAEMH PRIMATE 45 – 37 PRIMATE GRAPHITE*, TERAPHIM* 62
9 NRNPOEOED OPENED 51 – 43 OPENER DONNEE*, NOONER*, OPERON*, PENNED*, PONDER*, POONED, REDONE*, REOPEN* 68
10 75 3 3 4 2 6 → 566 566 ☓ 51 – 43

RR: 566 = (75 + 3 + 2) × (4 + 3) + 6

78
TTT OATPESTO One, two, three, four, five, six, seven, more? POTATOES
11 SYZREAOET teazers ☓ 51 – 49 ORATES ROSEATE* 85
12 NLPTEOAMI POLENTA 58 – 56 IMPLANT PTOMAINE 93
13 SLDVEOAOR LOVERS 58 – 74 OVERLOADS 111
14 75 3 5 10 7 2 → 759 759
10 × 75 + 7 + 2
68 – 84 759
10 × 75 + 7 + 2


121
15 MOVEYCAST 68 – 84 VASECTOMY 131
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