Episode 5030

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Episode 5030 was broadcast on 4 May 2010, as part of Series 62.

Lee Graham played Chris Bell, with Lee Graham winning 82 – 52. The Dictionary Corner guest was Kate Humble, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Lee Graham Score Chris Bell Others Max.
1 EEALGMGRG MEAGRE 6 – 6 GAGGLE GALERE*, GAMGEE*, GARGLE, LAGGER*, LEGGER*, REGALE*, REGGAE* 6
2 RNVQUUEAP PURE 6 – 12 QUAVER PARVENU 13
3 HTNEISAKC THICKENS 14 – 12 hackiest ☓ ASTHENIC*, CHANTIES*, KITCHENS 21
4 SVNEAGLPO SPANGLE 21 – 12 GLOVES LOVAGES*, NOPALES*, PONGALS* 28
5 100 9 1 6 6 9 → 105 105
100 + 6 − 1
31 – 22 105
100 + 6 − 1


38
TTT BEANLEAF This makes the little ones take a running jump. FLEABANE
6 JSLAECDIE LADIES 37 – 28 SLICED AEDILES*, DECILES*, DESCALE 45
7 OIADTSOTD taoist ☓ 37 – 33 TOADS TOSTADO* 52
8 HFRBEOIWU BRIEF 42 – 38 BRIEF BOWER*, BOWIE*, BURFI*, FIBRE*, FIBRO*, HOURI*, WHORE* 57
9 PCTAEFTAN PANCETTA 50 – 38 peace ☓ 65
10 10 3 3 2 4 6 → 756 734 50 – 38 730

RR: 756 = (4 × 10 + 2) × 3 × 6

75
TTT DINERFLY My dear chum, the result's not really important. FRIENDLY
11 DTRDAOERS ROADSTER 58 – 38 RETARDS 83
12 STXPEOESA EXPOSES 65 – 45 EXPOSES PESETAS*, POETESS*, SEXPOTS 90
13 MDREUERBL RUMBLED 72 – 52 RUMBLER LUMBERED, LUMBERER* 98
14 25 1 1 4 5 8 → 566 72 – 52 566 ☓

Best: 567 = ((5 + 1) × 4 − 1) × 25 − 8

105
15 HELPFANNY HALFPENNY
(21.75 seconds)
82 – 52 115
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