Episode 4974

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Episode 4974 was broadcast on 8 February 2010, as part of Series 62.

Jay Lopian played Craig Chittenden, with Craig Chittenden winning 97 – 84. The Dictionary Corner guest was Mark Foster, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Jay Lopian Score Craig Chittenden Others Max.
1 YDFOIVSAE VIDEOS 6 – 6 AVOIDS ADVISE*, FODIES*, VADOSE* 6
2 RGIEILNNE RELINING 14 – 6 REELING LINGERIE 14
3 RDRSAIEPU PRAISED 21 – 13 PARRIED UPRAISED 22
4 XTMAEOFSI FOAMIEST 29 – 21 FOAMIEST 30
5 50 4 4 10 2 5 → 472 472
(50 − 2) × 10 − 4 − 4
39 – 31 472
(50 + 5 + 4) × 4 × 2


40
TTT LEFTSOCK They're not left socks, but they are close to shoes. FETLOCKS
6 RTREONBEA berreta ☓ 39 – 38 BARONET BANTERER* 48
7 OUELDCOMY CLOUDY 45 – 44 CLOUDY CLOYED*, COELOM*, COMEDO*, COMEDY, COMELY, COOLED*, LOOMED*, MELODY*, MODULE, MODULO*, MOULDY 54
8 CBAOPWDAE PACED 50 – 49 PAWED COWPEA 60
9 MLNIAOSAI somalian ☓ 50 – 56 ANIMALS MAINSAIL 68
10 10 7 8 2 5 1 → 744 740 50 – 66 744
(5 × 2 × 10 − 7) × 8


78
TTT SOFTYEAR The quartet remain in place with the rope. FORESTAY
11 MLSUIRJAE JAILERS 57 – 73 JAILERS MAILERS*, MAULERS, MISRULE*, REALISM 85
12 NTPIOENSO pooniest ☓ 57 – 80 PENSION INTONES*, ISOTOPE*, NOTIONS, OPSONIN*, OPTIONS*, POINTES*, PONTINE*, POTIONS, TENPINS*, TENSION* 92
13 DSDUEATGE GUESTED 64 – 87 SEDATED DEGUSTED* 100
14 100 1 1 3 9 5 → 148 148
9 × 5 + 100 + 3
74 – 97 148
9 × 5 + 100 + 3


110
15 UTUBEFAIL BEAUTIFUL
(1 second)
84 – 97 120
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