Episode 4988

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Episode 4988 was broadcast on 26 February 2010, as part of Series 62.

Clarke Carlisle played Raheel Mirza, with Raheel Mirza winning 89 – 86. The Dictionary Corner guest was Jenni Falconer, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Clarke Carlisle Score Raheel Mirza Others Max.
1 MRCOIANSR carrions ☓ 0 – 5 SCRAM ANOSMIC*, CARRION, CORSAIR*, CRIMSON*, MACRONS*, MANOIRS*, MARRONS*, MICRONS* 7
2 FTPMEAOSB BEAST 5 – 10 BEAST TEMPOS 13
3 TNBIOARIL LIBATION 13 – 10 ORBITAL LIBRATION 31
4 TDSNEAUGE UNSEATED 21 – 10 ungated ☓ ENDGATES* 39
5 50 4 8 7 1 2 → 936 936
(7 + 4 + 8 − 1) × (50 + 2)
31 – 10 928


49
TTT TENHARPS One pink and plenty of blacks, but no snooker. PANTHERS
6 PSHEOSRID DOSSIER 38 – 17 DOSSIER SPHEROIDS 67
7 PRLEIOMTA MORTAL 38 – 24 PRIMATE EPILATOR, PETIOLAR*, PROEMIAL*, TEMPORAL 75
8 SHCUEELRO CLOSURE 45 – 31 CLOSURE LECHEROUS 93
9 NDTUEANTA TAUNTED 52 – 38 TAUNTED ANDANTE, ATTUNED*, TANNATE* 100
10 75 100 2 6 5 10 → 415 415
5 × 100 − 75 − 10
62 – 48 415
(6 − 2) × 100 + 10 + 5


110
TTT SETSLOVE This pretty much describes the UK Eurovision entry. VOTELESS
11 KRLOAESFV flakers ☓ 62 – 55 LOAFERS FORSAKE* 117
12 DJSIOEYCT JOISTED 69 – 62 SOCIETY COTISED* 124
13 MTRIAEDNW TRAINED 76 – 69 TRAINED DETRAIN*, MEDIANT, MERANTI*, MINARET*, RAIMENT*, READMIT*, TAWNIER*, TINWARE*, WARTIME*, WIREMAN* 131
14 100 4 10 2 7 8 → 625 625
(4 + 2) × 100 + 10 + 7 + 8
86 – 79 625
(4 + 2) × 100 + 10 + 7 + 8


141
15 SISTERTOM 86 – 89 STORMIEST
(3 seconds)
151
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