Episode 5054

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Episode 5054 was broadcast on 7 June 2010, as part of Series 62.

Scott Gillies played Derek Wilson, with Scott Gillies winning 99 – 39. The Dictionary Corner guest was John Inverdale, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Scott Gillies Score Derek Wilson Others Max.
1 SNEOABFUD FONDUES 7 – 0 FOUNDS ABOUNDS, SNAFUED* 7
2 NRLEAIBRL BAILER 13 – 0 ballerina ☓ LIBERAL, RALLIER* 14
3 KSDAEAITW SKATED 13 – 7 AWAITED WAISTED* 21
4 TSLEIAGNP STAPLING 21 – 15 PLEASING ELAPSING*, GENITALS, PANTILES*, PESTLING*, PLAINEST*, PLEATING*, STEALING* 29
5 50 75 100 25 2 6 → 190 190
2 × 75 + 50 − 6 − 100 ÷ 25
31 – 15 187


39
TTT CLEARTOP No matter how hard you try, you just can't get it off your chest. PECTORAL
6 LGTEOIRSC GOITRES 38 – 15 cloister ☓7 CLOISTER, CORTILES, COSTLIER 47
7 NTOAEHNIT ENATION 45 – 15 NATION INTONATE 55
8 RQMEAETST METATES 52 – 22 MATTERS TEAMSTER 63
9 CDUAOPRUF coupar ☓ 52 – 22 uproad ☓ COPRA*, CROUP*, CUPRO*, FRAUD, FURCA*, PROUD 68
10 50 100 8 10 2 5 → 677 680
(2 × 5 + 50 + 8) × 10
59 – 22 678 ☓

Best: 677 = (100 − 10) × 8 − 50 + 5 + 2

78
TTT FLATLIPS William trips up, beware of the dangers! PITFALLS
11 LVEOIATRX TRAVEL 65 – 22 violater ☓ LEVATOR*, OVERTAX*, VIOLATE 85
12 SZREOACND CORNEAS 72 – 29 SCORNED DRACONES* 93
13 PMUETANJO PUTAMEN 79 – 29 OUTMAN PANTOUM* 100
14 50 75 2 10 5 6 → 794 794
(75 + 5) × 10 − 6
89 – 39 794
10 × 75 + 50 − 6


110
15 RUMPEATER PREMATURE
(7 seconds)
99 – 39 120
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