Episode 5009

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Episode 5009 was broadcast on 5 April 2010, as part of Series 62.

Peter Zyss played Steve Tamplin, with Peter Zyss winning 100 – 90, after a tie-break conundrum. The Dictionary Corner guest was John Suchet, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Peter Zyss Score Steve Tamplin Others Max.
1 DRCAIOLEM MEDICAL 7 – 7 CLAIMED MELODICA 8
2 JNQSUAETP PANTS 7 – 14 PEANUTS EQUANTS* 15
3 TPXNUIETA PEANUT 13 – 20 PEANUT PATIENT*, PETUNIA 22
4 SLTREOILG STILLER 20 – 27 LOITERS LORILETS*, TROLLIES 30
5 75 25 1 4 3 6 → 720 720
(75 − 3) × (6 + 4)
30 – 37 720
(75 − 3) × (6 + 4)


40
TTT CAKECHIP If you get this, you've definitely got your finger on the pulse. CHICKPEA
6 DYCREUADB CARDED 36 – 43 BRAYED ADDUCE*, BADDER*, BARDED*, BECARD*, BRACED, CRUDDY*, CURBED, DAUBED*, DAUBER*, DAYBED*, EARBUD*, REDBUD*, YARDED* 46
7 SDCSEIOMS COSSIES 43 – 43 MISSED DISCOES, MEDICOS*, MOSSIES 53
8 GZFEAUSRM GRAZES 49 – 49 GAZERS ZEUGMAS* 60
9 FTDEOIGNL FOLDING 56 – 56 FOLDING FELTING*, FINGLED*, GLINTED, LENTIGO*, LENTOID*, LOFTING*, TENFOLD*, TINGLED 67
10 75 9 3 4 2 5 → 357 357
(9 + 5 + 75) × 4 + 3 − 2
66 – 66 357
75 × 5 − 9 × 2


77
TTT IVYDESKS Winter, spring or summer - it's all about the fall. SKYDIVES
11 KNHAIERTN THINNER 73 – 73 THINKER ENTRAIN*, HAIRNET, KERATIN*, RETHINK*, THERIAN*, TRANNIE* 84
12 RSTLOAOWI TAILORS 80 – 73 TRAILS ISOLATOR* 92
13 EAERVRPAS repaves ☓ 80 – 80 REAPERS REAVERS* 99
14 50 9 10 2 10 4 → 899 899
50 × 2 × 9 − 10 ÷ 10
90 – 90 899
50 × 2 × 9 − 10 ÷ 10


109
15 CASHTRAIN 90 – 90 ANARCHIST 119
TB PRONGEXIT EXPORTING
(1 second)
100 – 90 119
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