Episode 4977

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Episode 4977 was broadcast on 11 February 2010, as part of Series 62.

Craig Chittenden played Catherine Jackson, with Craig Chittenden winning 94 – 75. The Dictionary Corner guest was Mark Foster, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Craig Chittenden Score Catherine Jackson Others Max.
1 VCNEOMHAE MENACE 6 – 6 HEAVEN CAVEMEN 7
2 MREISGLAQ REALISM 13 – 13 MAILERS REGALISM 15
3 RJNIOENLU INJURE 19 – 19 JOINER REUNION 22
4 OFSITDETA TOASTED 26 – 26 DAFTEST FATTIES, FOISTED, IODATES*, OATIEST*, STIFADO*, TOADIES*, TOASTIE* 29
5 8 7 2 3 5 1 → 803 803
(8 × 3 − 1) × 7 × 5 − 2
36 – 26 801


39
TTT CARALIBI The answer is there in black and white. BIRACIAL
6 PLUIBDETO BOILED 36 – 33 PILOTED BOULTED*, DOUBLET*, EUPLOID* 46
7 NSPEOAODL SPOONED 43 – 40 SPOONED ANDOSOL*, DAPSONE*, NOODLES, NOPALES*, PEDALOS*, POODLES, SNOOPED*, SPOOLED* 53
8 CITONIRXO CITRON 49 – 46 NITRIC COITION* 60
9 FRMPAIENE REMAIN 55 – 46 PRIME EPIMERA*, FIREMAN, FIREMEN*, FREEMAN*, PERINEA* 67
10 75 25 7 10 5 4 → 282 282
75 × 4 − 25 + 7
65 – 56 282
75 × 4 − 25 + 7


77
TTT RAISERIP Open land with lots of litte houses, perhaps? PRAIRIES
11 WRAOVPYAU VAPOUR 71 – 62 VAPOUR VAPOURY* 84
12 TMOETBLIR mottlier ☓ 71 – 69 BOTTLER LIBRETTO 92
13 SSNEUIKSE KISSES 77 – 75 KISSES KINESES*, SINUSES 99
14 50 10 1 4 3 7 → 962 961
(4 × 3 + 7) × 50 + 10 + 1
84 – 75

RR: 961 = (4 × 3 + 7) × 50 + 10 + 1
Best: 962 = (50 + 4) × 3 × (7 − 1) − 10

109
15 TICKPHOTO TOOTHPICK
(19 seconds)
94 – 75 119
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