Episode 4978

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Episode 4978 was broadcast on 12 February 2010, as part of Series 62.

Craig Chittenden played Mark Gascoigne, with Craig Chittenden winning 107 – 40. The Dictionary Corner guest was Mark Foster, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Craig Chittenden Score Mark Gascoigne Others Max.
1 KSDAEGYOA SOAKED 6 – 0 GOADS SOAKAGE 7
2 LEGNTIRSE INTEGERS 14 – 0 gentiles ☓ STREELING 25
3 TDRUIHEAS HARDIEST 22 – 0 SHARED THESAURI* 33
4 VEORSVAOB BRAVES 28 – 6 BRAVES BRAVOES 40
5 100 7 6 7 5 5 → 895 895
(100 + 7 × 7 + 6 × 5) × 5
38 – 6


50
TTT HERGRACE Put a bit more life in your batteries, perhaps? RECHARGE
6 RMNEAOTRN MOANER 44 – 6 6 ORNAMENT 58
7 NCLFEAELI FALLEN 50 – 12 FELINE FAIENCE*, FIANCEE, ICEFALL*, NACELLE* 65
8 WAPTBOEAT TEAPOT 56 – 18 TEAPOT 71
9 QJTLEIEDA ELATED 62 – 24 JILTED JADEITE* 78
10 75 6 3 8 9 4 → 735 735
(6 + 4) × 75 − (3 × 8 − 9)
72 – 24 738


88
TTT GLANCEIN Getting rid of the dirt. How dry! CLEANING
11 PMSTUIPOE moppiest ☓ 72 – 30 POSTIE IMPETUS*, IMPUTES*, MOPIEST*, MOPPETS*, MUPPETS*, PITEOUS*, STOMPIE*, TIMEOUS*, TOPPIES*, UPTEMPO* 95
12 TNNOUEOFS FUNNEST 79 – 30 TONNES FESTOON, NEUSTON* 102
13 DMUOENSLI UNSOILED 87 – 30 DEMONS DELUSION*, EMULSION*, MUSLINED 110
14 100 2 1 8 2 4 → 390 390
100 × 4 − (8 + 2)
97 – 40 390
100 × 4 − (8 + 2)


120
15 WINEGIRTH WITHERING
(0.5 seconds)
107 – 40 130
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