Episode 5024

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Episode 5024 was broadcast on 26 April 2010, as part of Series 62.

Nicki Sellars played Brian McAulay, with Nicki Sellars winning 85 – 60. The Dictionary Corner guest was John Parrott, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

The audience member who solved the conundrum was Howard Somerset, who has yet to appear on the show as a contestant.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Nicki Sellars Score Brian McAulay Others Max.
1 WSTEAOSNA SWEATS 6 – 6 ATONES ASSONATE* 8
2 PMTOIYEQL EMPTILY 13 – 6 POLITE 15
3 RHTIEURSA HURRIES 13 – 14 URETHRAS THESAURI, TRASHIER* 23
4 NVSGCIAEG CEASING 20 – 21 CEASING SIGNAGE* 30
5 100 7 4 3 10 2 → 475 475
100 × 4 + 7 × 10 + 3 + 2
30 – 21 472


40
TTT GOINFILM 2 cars, but definitely no driving. MINIGOLF
6 DTDIEUSNX STUDIED 37 – 28 STUDIED DISTEND* 47
7 PBREIEDWA WARPED 43 – 34 PAIRED BAWDIER, BEADIER*, BEARDIE*, WEARIED* 54
8 KNSIEORSN SINKERS 50 – 41 SINKERS SKINNERS 62
9 VFSIOERMG FORGIVES 58 – 41 MOVERS 70
10 50 10 5 8 8 7 → 975 58 – 41

RR: 975 = (8 + 7) × (50 + 10 + 5)

80
TTT GROOMMAN A well-groomed man might have this on his robe. MONOGRAM
11 RFPAUIANL URINAL 64 – 47 UNFAIR PAINFUL* 87
12 DTREOASLN LEOTARDS 72 – 47 ROASTED DELATORS*, LODESTAR, SOLANDER 95
13 TLMOEEDHI MELTED 78 – 53 DEMOTE ETHMOID, LITHOED* 102
14 25 9 1 4 9 2 → 988 989
25 × 4 × (9 + 1) − (9 + 2)
85 – 60 989
25 × 4 × (9 + 1) − (9 + 2)

RR: 988 = (25 × 4 + 9 + 1) × 9 − 2

112
15 GUNDRAMAS 85 – 60 GUARDSMAN 122
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