Episode 5026

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Episode 5026 was broadcast on 28 April 2010, as part of Series 62.

Nicki Sellars played David Tidd, with Nicki Sellars winning 76 – 52. The Dictionary Corner guest was John Parrott, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Nicki Sellars Score David Tidd Others Max.
1 KTWEAIDPQ WIPED 0 – 6 WAITED 6
2 BTTNAEIGH BEATING 7 – 13 TIGHTEN ABETTING 14
3 DLGUAEVYM VALUED 13 – 19 VALUED VAGUELY 21
4 DCRLAEITO CORTILE 20 – 26 TRAILED ARTICLED, IDOLATER, LACERTID*, LORICATE*, TAILORED* 29
5 25 7 8 2 3 3 → 542 542
(7 × 3 − 2 + 3) × 25 − 8
30 – 26


39
TTT ELMGROWL Sounds like it could've been Oliver's favourite plant. GROMWELL
6 RPSNIEAIX SPRAIN 30 – 33 SPINIER ASPIRIN*, INSPIRE, SENARII* 46
7 SDRSEEOOR DRESSER 37 – 33 orderers ☓ REDRESS, REREDOS* 53
8 AIUPMLSRO ORALISM 44 – 33 LUMPS PLIOSAUR*, PRIMULAS, SOLARIUM 61
9 FHZWEAINB WAHINE 50 – 33 BAIZE 67
10 100 10 7 2 4 6 → 536 534
(7 − 2) × 100 + 4 × 10 − 6
57 – 33 534 ☓

RR: 536 = 100 × 6 − 10 × 7 + 4 + 2

77
TTT WINDHOOK Trick someone with a head covering and an eye movement. HOODWINK
11 VDREEIUSS DRIVES 57 – 40 DIVERSE DEVISERS*, DISSEVER*, REISSUED, RESIDUES* 85
12 RMLTAEARA ARMLET 63 – 46 ARMLET ERRATA, MALATE, TAMALE*, TARAMA* 91
13 TNFJIEESA INFEST 69 – 52 FASTEN TAJINES* 98
14 25 10 7 9 5 8 → 785 783
25 × 8 × (9 − 5) − 10 − 7
76 – 52

RR: 785 = (25 × 7 − 10 − 8) × 5

108
15 ANICEDRUM 76 – 52 MANICURED 118
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