Episode 5020

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Episode 5020 was broadcast on 20 April 2010, as part of Series 62.

Claudia Tyson played Steve Pothecary, with Claudia Tyson winning 87 – 47. The Dictionary Corner guest was Ken Bruce, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Claudia Tyson Score Steve Pothecary Others Max.
1 TSIUEMFNS MINUTES 7 – 7 MINUTES FITNESS, FUMIEST*, INFESTS*, INFUSES, MINUETS, MINUSES*, MUNSIFS* 7
2 EAEGWLGAS WAGGLES 14 – 7 WAGES GEEGAWS* 14
3 TRUENPINL PUNTER 20 – 13 TUNNEL ENPRINT*, PINNULE* 21
4 UEIPTTANM numptie ☓ 20 – 19 PITMEN PATIENT, PETUNIA, PINETUM*, PUTAMEN*, TAPETUM* 28
5 25 75 4 9 3 2 → 739 20 – 24 729
(3 × 9 + 2) × 25 + 4

RR: 739 = (75 + 4) × 9 + 25 + 3

38
TTT DATEFEED Had a great victory over the object, perhaps? DEFEATED
6 BRQEIDYOI BRIDE 25 – 29 ROBED BIRDIE, BORIDE*, BRIDIE* 44
7 CUORVHEOT RETOUCH 32 – 29 HOOTER CHEROOT, COUTHER*, COUVERT*, CUTOVER*, ECOTOUR*, TOUCHER*, VOUCHER 51
8 SNBIAWIAR BRAINS 38 – 35 BRAINS ARABIS*, BAIRNS*, BANIAS*, BRAAIS*, BWANAS*, NAIRAS*, NAWABS, RAISIN*, WASABI* 57
9 MIEDRKOST STROKED 45 – 42 STROKED DORKIEST, MORTISED* 65
10 25 3 5 3 1 8 → 338 338
(25 + 1) × (8 + 5)
55 – 42 335


75
TTT DOTPETER Dot & Peter mooched around, rather like Harry. POTTERED
11 REDANSEFL freelands ☓ 55 – 42 flanders ☓ DARNELS*, DEAFENS*, DEALERS*, ENDEARS*, FARDELS*, FEDERAL*, FENDERS*, FLENSED*, FLENSER*, FRESNEL*, LANDERS*, LEADERS*, LEARNED, LENDERS*, SLANDER, SLENDER*, SNARFED*, SNARLED* 82
12 PHRAUIGAL GRAPH 60 – 47 GRAIL GHARIAL, PIRAGUA* 89
13 TOIMGSERA GAMIEST 67 – 47 GROATS AMORTISE, ATOMISER, ERGOTISM*, MAGISTER, MIGRATES*, STERIGMA* 97
14 100 10 4 2 5 8 → 427 427
(100 + 8) × 4 − 5
77 – 47


107
15 GREENPILL REPELLING
(18.75 seconds)
87 – 47 117
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