Episode 5053

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Episode 5053 was broadcast on 4 June 2010, as part of Series 62.

Scott Gillies played John Carr, with Scott Gillies winning 91 – 52. The Dictionary Corner guest was Jon Gaunt, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Scott Gillies Score John Carr Others Max.
1 QRUAENTOI ROUTINE 7 – 0 QUAINT INQUORATE*, ORTANIQUE* 18
2 SDEATCUPT UPDATES 14 – 0 CAUSED CUSPATE*, SCATTED*, SPATTED, STATUED*, TEACUPS*, UPCASED*, UPSTATE* 25
3 PMIEACNED ENCAMPED 22 – 0 MENACED IMPEDANCE 43
4 NTJOARONI ORATION 29 – 0 cartoon ☓ JANITOR* 50
5 75 8 6 5 2 1 → 594 594
75 × 8 − 6
39 – 10 594
75 × 8 − 6


60
TTT BANGBASE They're thrown around by kids, like the Mr's luggage. BEANBAGS
6 RVROEITLF overlift ☓ 39 – 17 TRIFLER LOFTIER*, ROTIFER, TREFOIL* 67
7 ZRAOAUXSO AURAS 44 – 17 SOAR RAZOOS 73
8 DMCEAIYES CEASED 50 – 23 DECAYS MEDIACY 80
9 VMNIEIAWM WAIVE 55 – 28 WAIVE MINIMA*, WIMMIN* 86
10 50 9 7 2 8 4 → 999 1000
(9 + 7 + 4) × 50
62 – 35 998
(9 + 7 + 4) × 50 − 2

RR: 999 = (50 × 2 + 4 + 7) × 9

96
TTT TOWEROAF Numerically speaking, it's 10 divided by 2. FOOTWEAR
11 GREUATHOS OUTRAGES 70 – 35 GATHERS ROUGHEST*, SHORTAGE 104
12 HGSREOIPA HARPIES 77 – 35 PARISH APHORISE 112
13 TDEAESGAE EGESTED 84 – 35 SEDATE 119
14 75 25 9 8 10 1 → 884 883
(75 + 25) × 9 − 10 − 8 + 1
91 – 42 883
(75 + 25) × 9 − 10 − 8 + 1

Best: 884 = (75 + 1) × 9 + 25 × 8

129
15 SCOOPITEM 91 – 52 COMPOSITE
(2.5 seconds)
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