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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.

Both Teatime Teasers were reused in Episode 7398.

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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