Episode 5050

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Episode 5050 was broadcast on 1 June 2010, as part of Series 62.

Dominic Travers played William Dixon, with Dominic Travers winning 84 – 72. The Dictionary Corner guest was Jon Gaunt, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Dominic Travers Score William Dixon Others Max.
1 BYIMEZONG BYGONE 6 – 6 ZOMBIE BOGYMEN*, OBEYING, ZYMOGEN* 7
2 TXMEEWVAM WEAVE 11 – 6 WAVE EMMET*, EXEAT*, MAMEE* 12
3 TBEPIDORC PROBED 17 – 12 COPIER CORDITE*, DIOPTRE*, ORBITED, PERCOID*, PREDICT*, PERIDOT 19
4 RENRAISDL DENIALS 24 – 19 SLANDER DRAINERS, ISLANDER, SERRANID, SNARLIER* 27
5 100 50 4 8 6 4 → 139 138
100 + 50 − 8 − 4
31 – 26 138
100 + 4 × 8 + 6

RR: 139 = ((100 − 8) × 6 + 4) ÷ 4

37
TTT DIRESNAP You've not snapped anything, but it's still sore. SPRAINED
6 RENPUANLS PLANNERS 39 – 34 PLANNERS PURSLANE*, SUPERNAL*, UNLEARNS 45
7 GSEDOSUHE GUSHES 45 – 40 HOUSED GUESSED, SOUGHED 52
8 TRIDERAJT TARRIED 52 – 40 dartier ☓ ATTIRED*, RATTIER*, TARDIER, TARTIER* 59
9 CSEHINASR CASHIERS 60 – 40 CASHIER ACHINESS, ARCHNESS*, INARCHES*, RACINESS*, RICHNESS* 67
10 25 10 6 2 7 6 → 704 700 60 – 47 707
(6 × 6 − 10 + 2) × 25 + 7

RR: 704 = (6 − 2) × 25 × 7 + 10 − 6

77
TTT RUBYDUNG It's not ruby, but it's a lovely red. BURGUNDY
11 NDOTINAFO NATION 60 – 55 DONATION 85
12 TQELCIOSL COLLIES 67 – 62 COLLIES CELLIST, CITOLES*, COLLETS* 92
13 RMAKIPEGT MIGRATE 74 – 62 GAMIER EPIGRAM, GARPIKE*, PRIMATE*, RAGTIME* 99
14 50 7 9 1 8 6 → 228 226 74 – 72 228
(6 − (9 − 7)) × (50 + 8 − 1)


109
15 RUINDREAM UNMARRIED
(29.9 seconds)
84 – 72 unadmirer ☓
(29 seconds)
119
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