Episode 5042

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Episode 5042 was broadcast on 20 May 2010, as part of Series 62.

Danny Pledger played Derek Metson, with Danny Pledger winning 96 – 64. The Dictionary Corner guest was Colin Jackson, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Danny Pledger Score Derek Metson Others Max.
1 RTRAOAOBJ ORATOR 6 – 6 ORATOR ROBATA* 6
2 DTRSIEIRE STIRRED 13 – 13 SERRIED DESTRIER*, SIDERITE* 14
3 KLRPIALEU pullier ☓ 13 – 20 PALLIER PLEURAL* 21
4 GTPQAOEAT POTTAGE 20 – 20 TEAPOT 28
5 25 3 9 1 8 5 → 461 463
(3 − 1) × 9 × 25 + 8 + 5
27 – 27 463
(3 − 1) × 9 × 25 + 8 + 5

RR: 461 = (25 × 9 + 8) × (3 − 1) − 5

38
TTT GIFTFAIR I got the answer, but I haven't written it down. GRAFFITI
6 SMDSEOUOL MODULES 34 – 27 LOOMED DOLMUSES* 46
7 HCNIATMED MACHINE 34 – 35 MACHINED ANTHEMIC 54
8 BTVROEIFT FITTER 40 – 41 BITTER BETTOR*, OBITER*, OBVERT, TITFER*, TRIVET* 60
9 RNUEUDMPE DUMPER 46 – 47 ENDURE DEMURE*, ENURED*, MENDER*, PERMED, PRUNED*, PUDEUR*, PUREED* 66
10 5 4 10 8 6 9 → 862 862
((5 + 4) × 9 + 6) × 10 − 8
56 – 47 860


76
TTT IMENAMEL I'm not enamel, I'm a type of plastic. MELAMINE
11 AINYSCEIS INCISES 63 – 47 SINCE ICINESS, INCASES* 83
12 NFLMAEONI INFLAME 70 – 54 INFLAME MINNEOLA 91
13 STWUAGPEI PASTIE 76 – 54 WAGES UPSTAGE 98
14 9 1 7 2 8 5 → 405 405
8 × 5 × (9 + 1) + 7 − 2
86 – 64 405
(8 × 5 + 7 − 2) × 9


108
15 DRAGCHEER RECHARGED
(15.5 seconds)
96 – 64 118
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