Episode 4970

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Episode 4970 was broadcast on 2 February 2010, as part of Series 62.

Norman Rudland played Mark Abbitt, with Mark Abbitt winning 82 – 68. The Dictionary Corner guest was Kaye Adams, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Norman Rudland Score Mark Abbitt Others Max.
1 RLBSIEOLC BOILERS 7 – 7 BOILERS BROLLIES*, COLLIERS*, CORBEILS 8
2 METNOAORT ANTEROOM 15 – 7 TORMENT AMORETTO* 16
3 RSBCIOIKH CHOIRS 21 – 13 CHOIRS BICHIRS* 23
4 DSXOEASCN COAXES 21 – 20 DEACONS ASCENDS*, CASSONE*, SECONDS 30
5 50 4 5 10 8 9 → 973 21 – 20

RR: 973 = 50 × 4 × 5 − 10 − 9 − 8

40
TTT NOTCRIME It'll help you hear who's at the door. INTERCOM
6 UETSMATPI pasttime ☓ 21 – 25 TIMES TAPETUMS 48
7 LATSURTME MUTTERS 28 – 32 TURTLES LUSTRATE, MALTSTER*, MARTLETS*, MATUREST 56
8 PNRAILGEN PRALINE 35 – 39 PRALINE LEARNING, PEARLING 64
9 DFDYOEASW FADES 40 – 44 WADED DOWSED, SWAYED* 70
10 100 10 10 6 2 7 → 261 260 ☓ 40 – 51 260
(10 × 2 + 6) × 10

RR: 261 = (100 − 10 − 10 + 7) × 6 ÷ 2

80
TTT IOBEYFLU It could be an old soap that floats in water. LIFEBUOY
11 LVYTIAEPL LIVELY 40 – 58 VITALLY EPYLLIA*, PLAYLET*, VILAYET* 87
12 SETIREEGR REGISTER 48 – 66 GREETERS RETIREES 95
13 NPNTAAOEV PANTO 48 – 72 NOVATE APNOEA*, NOVENA, PAVANE* 101
14 100 3 5 3 2 6 → 585 585
100 × 6 − 5 × 3
58 – 82 585
100 × 6 − 5 × 3


111
15 TOOKBALLS BOOKSTALL
(10 seconds)
68 – 82 121
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