Episode 5059

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Episode 5059 was broadcast on 14 June 2010, and was the third quarter-final of Series 62.

Lee Graham played Dave Wilkinson, with Lee Graham winning 79 – 67. The Dictionary Corner guest was Paul Zenon, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

After both players failed to solve the conundrum, it was solved by future series champion Jack Hurst who was in the audience.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Lee Graham Score Dave Wilkinson Others Max.
1 TSWEAITNR swattier ☓ 0 – 7 NATTERS NITRATES*, STRAITEN*, TAWNIEST, WARTIEST*, WRENTITS* 8
2 CLEIXFUGR UGLIER 6 – 7 fluxer ☓ LUCIFER 15
3 AEOBCDQTR BRACED 12 – 13 COATED ABORTED*, BROCADE, CORDATE*, REDCOAT 22
4 YHEILDNES enshield ☓ 12 – 19 YIELDS DYELINES* 30
5 25 4 5 9 5 1 → 573 12 – 19

Best: 574 = (4 + 5 + 9 + 5) × 25 − 1

37
TTT ICONDICE Sebastian went indoors at the same time. COINCIDE
6 GZMAERSIR MARRIES 19 – 26 MIRAGES ARMIGERS*, GRAZIERS 45
7 SMOEUTDRG GROUTED 26 – 33 TRUDGES GOURMETS 53
8 NSIORPDEM PROMISED 34 – 41 PRISONED 61
9 SPNOESLID DISPOSE 41 – 41 OPINED DESPOILS*, DOPINESS, EPSILONS, SPINDLES 69
10 50 8 3 2 6 3 → 239 239
(3 + 2) × 50 − 3 − 8
51 – 51 239
(3 + 2) × 50 − 3 − 8


79
TTT CHIPLARD You might give this fish to the builder's cat. PILCHARD
11 NTLTEOUAW OUTWENT 58 – 51 TALENT TOWNLET 86
12 RJVOIIBEA JIVER 63 – 51 rioja ☓ JERBOA, VIBRIO* 92
13 NTLUAEKTA LATENT 69 – 57 TALENT ALKANET* 99
14 10 3 1 7 4 8 → 420 420
(8 − 3 + 1) × 7 × 10
79 – 67 420
(4 × 8 + 7 + 3) × 10


109
15 READSLIPS presidals ☓
(29.5 seconds)
79 – 67 prideless ☓
(19.75 seconds)
DISPERSAL 119
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