Episode 5070

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Episode 5070 was broadcast on 29 June 2010, as part of Series 63.

Olive Collis played Ben Cooke, with Ben Cooke winning 90 – 75. The Dictionary Corner guest was Tim Vine, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Olive Collis Score Ben Cooke Others Max.
1 BNTMEEIRA RAIMENT 7 – 7 MEATIER AMBIENT, BEAMIER*, BETAINE*, EMIRATE*, MATINEE*, MERANTI*, MINARET, RETINAE*, TRAINEE* 7
2 NCNEIAGVS CAVING 7 – 14 CEASING ENCASING 15
3 NLKQEUALI QUAIL 7 – 20 UNLIKE QUINELLA 23
4 DTPUAERNP TRAPPED 7 – 28 UNTAPPED 31
5 50 5 5 6 10 8 → 212 212
5 × 50 − 6 × 5 − 8
17 – 38 212
(50 − 8) × 5 + 10 ÷ 5


41
TTT LETSIREN Let the siren, he's very good at hearing. LISTENER
6 FBNOEOSTP SPOON 22 – 43 OBOES FESTOON 48
7 FSHTAOEXD SHAFTED 29 – 50 SHAFTED 55
8 WLTIOAJTE TITLE 29 – 56 WATTLE TOILET, WITTOL* 61
9 LRYCUAEPR PLAYER 35 – 56 CURLY PRELACY* 68
10 100 25 10 8 6 1 → 294 294
(10 − 8 + 1) × 100 − 6
45 – 56 299


78
TTT ENDBLAME If it's broken, don't worry, it can be fixed. MENDABLE
11 LSMRIOAEG MAILERS 52 – 63 GAOLERS GLAMORISE 96
12 HRNIEUGSI RUSHING 59 – 70 RUSHING USHERING 104
13 MRDTOIUOR TORRID 65 – 70 MOOD DROMOI*, TOROID 110
14 75 9 9 7 4 2 → 225 225
(9 ÷ 9 + 2) × 75
75 – 80 225
(7 − 4) × 75


120
15 DEDDALEKS 75 – 90 SKEDADDLE
(10.5 seconds)
130
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