Episode 5040

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Episode 5040 was broadcast on 18 May 2010, as part of Series 62.

Danny Pledger played Sam Carpenter, with Danny Pledger winning 74 – 53. The Dictionary Corner guest was Colin Jackson, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Danny Pledger Score Sam Carpenter Others Max.
1 NTREUOIDL INTRUDE 7 – 0 ROUTED OUTLINED, OUTLINER*, ROUTINED, UNDERLIT 8
2 BSREALITP REALIST 14 – 0 plated ☓ EPIBLAST, LIBRATES, PARTIBLE*, PILASTER, TABLIERS* 16
3 SDEOENDMP DEPENDS 21 – 0 DEMONS DEPOSED*, DESPOND*, SPONDEE 23
4 RPSROUOSA porrous ☓ 21 – 6 POROUS SOURSOP*, UPROARS 30
5 100 6 4 8 10 9 → 199 199
(6 + 4) × 10 + 100 − (9 − 8)
31 – 6 200


40
TTT LAWSHIFT These men are completely stupid, just about 50%. HALFWITS
6 TSNTEIEBJ BITTEN 37 – 12 BITTEN JETTIES, NETTIES* 47
7 NRVAUGFEA GRAVEN 43 – 18 VAGUER FARANG*, RAVAGE* 53
8 DNPOLEORE PONDER 49 – 18 repooled ☓ DEPLORE 60
9 IOLTRIEKC ROCKET 49 – 25 TRICKLE ELICITOR*, TICKLIER* 68
10 25 75 100 50 2 6 → 277 277
100 × 2 + 75 + 50 ÷ 25
59 – 25 272


78
TTT SANDBUSH According to some, these men are completely stupid. HUSBANDS
11 TFDOIYSAI DAISY 59 – 31 IDIOTS STIFADO 85
12 HQTCOAENA CHANT 64 – 36 CHANT CATENA*, CHAETA*, OCTANE*, TECHNO* 91
13 SXNEUSREI SEXIER 64 – 43 ENSURES ENURESIS, UNSEXIER* 99
14 50 75 25 100 6 10 → 675 675
6 × 100 + 75
74 – 53 675
6 × 100 + 75


109
15 LUSTFIRES 74 – 53 FRUITLESS 119
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