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Episode 5027

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Episode 5027 was broadcast on 29 April 2010, as part of Series 62.

Nicki Sellars played Alan Hibbert, with Nicki Sellars winning 68 – 64. The Dictionary Corner guest was John Parrott, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Both Teatime Teasers were reused, including their clues, in Episode 7399.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Nicki Sellars Score Alan Hibbert Others Max.
1 MNPUOACSE POUNCES 7 – 7 POUNCES CONSUME*, ENCAMPS*, MOPANES, MUCOSAE*, PNEUMAS*, SPUMONE* 7
2 CGDEUANMO MANGO 7 – 13 MOANED MANUCODE 15
3 NTRIEIETG TREEING 14 – 13 GREET REIGNITE*, RINGETTE* 23
4 TKSNIOLOE STOLEN 14 – 21 LOONIEST KILOTONS, OILSTONE* 31
5 50 6 5 10 4 3 → 936 936
(10 ÷ 5 + 50) × 6 × 3
24 – 21 935


41
TTT SEEDPELT Reduces the number of folds in trousers, perhaps? DEPLETES
6 RTHEOUGNT THRONE 30 – 27 ENOUGH ROUGHEN*, TOUGHEN*, TOUGHER 48
7 GVDOIARLO AVOID 30 – 33 GRAVID OGIVAL*, VIGORO*, VIRAGO 54
8 RSLPEESOJ poreless ☓ 30 – 39 LESSER ELOPERS, PLESSOR*, REPOSES, RESOLES* 61
9 SNWAOEYXR OWNERS 36 – 45 REASON YAWNERS 68
10 100 2 4 9 5 5 → 244 241 36 – 52 242
(100 + 9 + 5 + 5) × 2 + 4

RR: 244 = 2 × 100 + 5 × 9 − (5 − 4)

78
TTT GAINMAZE It can be read, but can also be fired. MAGAZINE
11 PNMEAUBRA BREAM 41 – 57 BREAM PENUMBRA 86
12 SCDTIEVAT DATIVES 48 – 57 STATED DICTATES 94
13 SFBNEAEIH beefish ☓ 48 – 64 BEANIES BANSHEE 101
14 75 8 1 9 1 7 → 308 308
(9 − 7 + 1 + 1) × 75 + 8
58 – 64 309


111
15 DJEPICURE PREJUDICE
(9 seconds)
68 – 64 121
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