Episode 4987

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Episode 4987 was broadcast on 25 February 2010, as part of Series 62.

Clarke Carlisle played Alexander Johnston, with Clarke Carlisle winning 101 – 78. The Dictionary Corner guest was Jenni Falconer, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Clarke Carlisle Score Alexander Johnston Others Max.
1 LNTUOESPD OUTSPEND 8 – 0 SPOUTED POSTLUDE* 8
2 AETMGNISU AUGMENTS 16 – 8 STEAMING MANGIEST*, MUTAGENS*, SAUTEING* 16
3 DLRAEODKY LADDER 22 – 14 RELOAD ADORED*, DARKLY, DEADLY*, DEARLY*, DEODAR*, KAYOED*, LARDED*, LARKED*, LOADED*, LOADER, LORDED*, OKAYED*, ORDEAL, RADDLE*, YARDED*, YOLKED*, YORKED* 22
4 UEATDLTIR duralite ☓ 22 – 22 LATITUDE ALTITUDE, DETRITAL* 30
5 50 1 3 6 2 9 → 851 851
(9 + 6 + 2) × 50 + 1
32 – 32 851
(9 + 6 + 2) × 50 + 1


40
TTT SIPSMALT In order they can read, you have to give them a hand. PALMISTS
6 EIESPTQDA DESPITE 39 – 32 PASTED IDEATES* 47
7 SRLOEATRB BOLSTER 46 – 32 BLEATS BLOATERS, REALTORS, RELATORS*, RETABLOS*, SORTABLE*, STORABLE* 55
8 IEUGPDHFR PURGED 46 – 39 PUDGIER FIGURED* 62
9 SCRAIOVWI VICARS 52 – 39 WARS SCORIA* 68
10 25 8 2 4 10 5 → 290 290
(25 + 4) × 10
62 – 49 290
(25 + 4) × 10


78
TTT WANTPAIR You usually fight and make up, but this time, it's make up and fight. WARPAINT
11 NSTAEEVMO MEANEST 69 – 56 MEANEST MOVANTS*, NOVATES, TEMENOS*, TONEMES* 85
12 OEAZGRNLJ LONGER 75 – 62 ANGLER GALJOEN*, ONGLAZE* 92
13 SXHEIENGC HINGES 81 – 68 EXCISE CHEESING 100
14 75 7 2 5 6 1 → 970 970
(7 + 6) × 75 − 5
91 – 78 970
(7 + 6) × 75 − 5


110
15 ISMYSLAVE MASSIVELY
(6 seconds)
101 – 78 120
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