Episode 5062

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Episode 5062 was broadcast on 17 June 2010, and was the second semi-final of Series 62.

Lee Graham played Nicki Sellars, with Nicki Sellars winning 89 – 51. The Dictionary Corner guest was Paul Zenon, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

The selection of letters for Round 3 is identical to those selected for Round 11 of Episode 5060, just two days earlier.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Lee Graham Score Nicki Sellars Others Max.
1 FXHTIUESG FIGHTS 6 – 6 FIGHTS EIGHTS*, FETISH*, HUGEST, SHUFTI* 6
2 MSRAOESGL GAOLERS 13 – 13 GLOSSER GORMLESS*, GOSSAMER* 14
3 ZNPLAOEWN PENAL 13 – 19 WEAPON 20
4 TRTUEAMVD MATURED 20 – 26 MUTATED 27
5 100 8 9 9 2 4 → 556 20 – 36 556
(9 − 4) × 100 + (9 − 2) × 8


37
TTT ITCAUSES It causes no end of problems, if it fails to show up. SUITCASE
6 TDHEAESBU subheated ☓ 20 – 36 subheated ☓ BEHEADS, DEBATES*, HEADSET, SAUTEED*, SUBHEAD* 44
7 CSPREAIDL CLASPED 20 – 44 DISPLACE CALIPERS, PREDIALS, RADICLES*, REPLICAS*, SPIRACLE* 52
8 RGDOAITER adroiter ☓ 20 – 51 TARRIED GOATIER*, GODETIA*, GOITRED, TARDIER*, TRIAGED* 59
9 CTNMOAOCN CANTON 26 – 57 CANNOT COONCAN* 66
10 100 9 8 6 9 8 → 567 568 ☓ 26 – 62 574
(100 − 9 − 9) × (8 ÷ 8 + 6)

RR: 567 = (8 ÷ 8 + 6) × 9 × 9

76
TTT AIRYKITE Mr. Waite is very talkative about Japanese food. TERIYAKI
11 LSBSAIEVL VIABLE 26 – 69 VALISES ABSEILS*, BALLSES*, SALLIES* 83
12 RTGOEUIEF GOUTIER 33 – 69 GOITRE FOREGUT* 90
13 NMTNAOUEI MOUNTAIN 41 – 69 ENATION NOMINATE* 98
14 25 3 10 2 6 2 → 116 116
(2 + 2) × 25 + 10 + 6
51 – 79 116
(6 − 2) × 25 + 10 + 3 × 2


108
15 URULAGAIN 51 – 89 INAUGURAL
(7.75 seconds)
118
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