Episode 4972

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Episode 4972 was broadcast on 4 February 2010, as part of Series 62.

Jay Lopian played Rosina Bellerby, with Jay Lopian winning 85 – 61. The Dictionary Corner guest was Kaye Adams, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Jay Lopian Score Rosina Bellerby Others Max.
1 AWLDEISRD DRAWLED 7 – 7 WADDLES DAWDLERS*, SIDEWARD, WADDLERS 8
2 PGSOIAROT TROOPS 13 – 7 ROAST RAGTOPS* 15
3 SVIEENLPN ENLIVENS 21 – 7 PENSIVE 23
4 SDGIUASTE DISGUST 21 – 15 GAUDIEST 31
5 50 6 6 2 10 9 → 558 558
(50 + 6) × 10 − 2
31 – 15 558 ☓


41
TTT LIKEALAN It's capable of turning yellow to blue. ALKALINE
6 BRSOAEYCD BRACED 37 – 21 BOARDS BROCADES 49
7 LBNIEIRJN binliner ☓ 37 – 21 binner ☓ BIRLINN* 56
8 RLEAVSIFM MARVELS 44 – 28 MARVELS FLAMERS, FLAMIER*, MAILERS*, REALISM*, REVISAL 63
9 EOEGTUDLP POUTED 50 – 34 PLEDGE EELPOUT, PLEDGET* 70
10 50 1 5 3 4 10 → 974 980
(3 − 1) × 50 × 10 − 5 × 4
55 – 34 982

RR: 974 = (50 × 4 − 3) × 5 − 10 − 1

80
TTT OPALSTAR Beethoven's 6th played out in the country. PASTORAL
11 RDKSEUONY DONKEYS 62 – 41 SOUNDER YOUNKERS* 88
12 RSHAIATQE HEARTS 62 – 48 HASTIER HETAIRAS 96
13 MTMEAOTNL MOMENT 68 – 54 MENTAL MAMELON*, MANTLET*, MATELOT, MOMENTA*, OMENTAL, TELAMON*, TOMENTA* 103
14 75 3 4 2 4 10 → 983 986
(3 × 2 × 4 + 75) × 10 − 4
75 – 61 986
(3 × 2 × 4 + 75) × 10 − 4

RR: 983 = (10 + 3) × 75 + 4 + 4

113
15 PETERVICE RECEPTIVE
(2.5 seconds)
85 – 61 123
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