Episode 5043

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Episode 5043 was broadcast on 21 May 2010, as part of Series 62.

Danny Pledger played Elaine Baig, with Danny Pledger winning 65 – 53. The Dictionary Corner guest was Colin Jackson, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Danny Pledger Score Elaine Baig Others Max.
1 JEOIBRTRE RETIRE 6 – 6 RIOTER ORBITER 7
2 DMNOAEHTO DAEMON 12 – 12 DAEMON THANEDOM* 15
3 LSDEOEMSI modeless ☓ 12 – 12 missold ☓ MELODISES 33
4 TRDOAURLE LEOTARD 19 – 12 ROUTED DELATOR*, REALTOR*, RELATOR*, ROULADE, RUDERAL*, TORULAE* 40
5 50 9 3 7 2 5 → 719 719
(9 + 5) × 50 + 7 × 3 − 2
29 – 12 715


50
TTT BOYTIRES The boy tires of this, he needs a drink now. SOBRIETY
6 PLPIAEQTG LIGATE 35 – 18 TIPPLE APPLET, GELATI*, LAPPET*, PIGLET* 56
7 TNSIOAEHC CASINO 41 – 24 CHAINS ACHIOTES*, ACONITES*, ASTHENIC*, CANOEIST*, CHANTIES*, ESCHATON*, INCHOATE, SONICATE* 64
8 NGDAUANFE GUNNED 47 – 30 DUENNA DUNNAGE* 71
9 CKOADRPMO DARK 47 – 35 CROOK MACROPOD* 79
10 50 1 9 2 3 2 → 185 188 ☓ 47 – 35 187 ☓

RR: 185 = 50 × 3 + 9 × 2 × 2 − 1

89
TTT HOTSUITS Quite fat, rather like a dark beer. STOUTISH
11 PWSEAITGL LIGATES 54 – 35 PLEATS PIGLETS, PLATIES*, TALIPES* 96
12 NFNAEUMSO FUMES 59 – 40 MANSE MANNOSE*, NOUMENA* 103
13 CNTEOUNSE SONNET 65 – 46 COUNTS CENOTES, CONSENT*, CONTUSE, NEUSTON* 110
14 25 9 7 4 7 4 → 562 65 – 53 567
(9 + 7 + 7) × 25 − (4 + 4)

RR: 562 = ((7 − 4) × 25 + 4) × 7 + 9

120
15 ADULTROCK 65 – 53 TRUCKLOAD 130
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