Episode 4984

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Episode 4984 was broadcast on 22 February 2010, as part of Series 62.

Heather Badcock played Barney Maunder-Taylor, with Barney Maunder-Taylor winning 89 – 86. The Dictionary Corner guest was Jenni Falconer, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Heather Badcock Score Barney Maunder-Taylor Others Max.
1 MEBISPACE campies ☓ 0 – 6 PEACES AMICES*, APICES*, APIECE*, BECAME*, BICEPS*, CEIBAS*, ESCAPE*, PIECES*, SCAMPI, SPECIE* 6
2 GNPUOITLO POUTING 7 – 13 POUTING POOTLING 14
3 RDESACTEH CHEATERS 15 – 21 CHEATERS DETACHES, HEADREST, HECTARES*, SEARCHED*, STARCHED*, TEACHERS* 22
4 NCLOUEFNO FLOUNCE 22 – 21 FUNNEL NUCLEON* 29
5 50 75 8 6 3 1 → 700 700
(8 + 6) × 50
32 – 31 700
(8 + 6) × 50


39
TTT RUBHAIRS Put Basil on telly, then edit his photo. AIRBRUSH
6 RSDMUASEI MASSED 38 – 37 DREAMS MISREADS, RADIUSES*, SIDEARMS*, SURMISED* 47
7 BETQAOLRU TROUBLE 45 – 44 BLOATER QUOTABLE 55
8 GESIRADNM DREAMING 53 – 52 READINGS GRADINES*, MARGINED*, SMEARING* 63
9 EOYSTONSR STONERS 60 – 59 SOONEST OSTENSORY* 81
10 50 100 8 9 1 6 → 841 841
8 × 100 + 50 − 9
70 – 69 841
8 × 100 + 50 − 9


91
TTT SNOWSNAG The last performance from a musical bird. SWANSONG
11 GTIVEIDAK DATIVE 76 – 69 DIET 97
12 NPIOAJXMI PIANO 81 – 74 AXIOM MOPANI 103
13 TARIROGVA RATIO 86 – 79 GROAT AVIATOR 110
14 50 9 5 7 3 6 → 636 86 – 89 636
(7 + 5) × (50 + 3)


120
15 STRONGICE recosting ☓
(3 seconds)
86 – 89 ESCORTING 130
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