Episode 5077

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Episode 5077 was broadcast on 8 July 2010, as part of Series 63.

Ryan Loughborough played Doug Elkins, with Doug Elkins winning 64 – 50. The Dictionary Corner guest was Gino D'Acampo, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Ryan Loughborough Score Doug Elkins Others Max.
1 KNPGUAOSE SPONGE 6 – 6 SPONGE GENOAS*, GOPAKS*, GUANOS*, PAEONS, PEKANS*, PENGOS*, PONGAS*, PUNGAS*, SPOKEN*, UNPEGS* 6
2 NDAERDAAN DREAD 6 – 12 DANDER ANANDA*, DARNED, RANDAN* 12
3 SWRIEDRIE WEIRDER 13 – 19 WEIRDER WEIRDIES 20
4 LSEOPLERS pollers ☓ 13 – 19 pollers ☓ RESPELLS*, SPELLERS 28
5 100 50 7 9 10 4 → 516 517 13 – 29 516
50 × 10 + 7 + 9


38
TTT PILLWIGS Some animals won't eat it, but these might. PIGSWILL
6 RHAOJBMAS HARMS 18 – 34 SAMBA BRAHMAS*, SAMBHAR* 45
7 EOTCPISDN pintoes ☓ 18 – 41 INSPECT DESPOTIC, PONCIEST 53
8 MTGEOICAD ameotic ☓ 18 – 46 GATED DOGMATIC, GEOMATIC* 61
9 MDEUVFGIE FUDGE 23 – 51 FUMED FEUED*, GUIDE*, MIDGE*, VEGIE 66
10 75 8 8 7 9 2 → 715 23 – 51

RR: 715 = 75 × 9 + (7 − 2) × 8

76
TTT FREEDEER He didn't free the deer. In fact, he took complete charge of the game. REFEREED
11 ZLTPEOATE PALETTE 30 – 51 PELOTA PELTATE* 83
12 VWUEITLBA ablutive ☓ 30 – 57 VIABLE ALBEIT, ALBITE*, BEWAIL*, BLEWIT* 89
13 SHOATGNEI heatings ☓ 30 – 64 HEATING AGONIES*, AGONISE*, AGONIST*, ATONIES*, EASTING*, GENISTA*, GOATISH*, INGESTA*, HASTING*, HISTONE*, HOAGIES*, HOSTAGE*, HOSTING*, ONSTAGE*, SEATING*, SHOEING*, TAGINES*, TEASING*, TANGOES 96
14 25 6 6 3 1 10 → 183 183
(6 + 1) × 25 + 10 − 6 ÷ 3
40 – 64 184


106
15 FRUITYGAL FRUGALITY
(1 second)
50 – 64 116
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