Episode 5078

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Episode 5078 was broadcast on 9 July 2010, as part of Series 63.

Doug Elkins played Chris Barrow, with Chris Barrow winning 83 – 69. The Dictionary Corner guest was Gino D'Acampo, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Doug Elkins Score Chris Barrow Others Max.
1 FREIAYTNI TRAIN 0 – 6 FINITE FAINTER, INERTIA*, NIFTIER*, NITRIFY 7
2 SNSOUFROT FROSTS 6 – 12 FRONTS SUNROOFS* 15
3 LRAICMENR RAILMEN 13 – 19 MIRACLE CARLINE*, CARMINE, CLAIMER*, MANLIER*, MARINER*, MARLINE*, MELANIC*, MINERAL* 22
4 TXQIEETRA TREAT 18 – 24 EXTRA ITERATE 29
5 25 2 5 9 1 6 → 465 462
9 × 2 × 25 + 6 + 5 + 1
25 – 31 462
9 × 2 × 25 + 6 + 5 + 1

RR: 465 = (25 × 2 + 1) × 9 + 6

39
TTT MEXBOOKS If you're in here, you've been done up like a kipper. SMOKEBOX
6 LRDOEOESH SHORE 30 – 36 HOSED HOLDERS, RESOLED* 46
7 GNAOBKSUO BOOKS 35 – 41 BANKS GABOONS* 53
8 RDNTIAIUE TRAINED 35 – 49 DAINTIER INDURATE*, UNTIDIER*, URINATED 61
9 TSIAPDMET PASTIME 42 – 49 PASTED DAMPEST*, MATIEST*, MISDATE, PATTIES, SPATTED*, SPITTED*, STAMPED 68
10 100 7 4 9 9 7 → 516 516
(9 − 4) × 100 + 9 + 7
52 – 59 516
(9 − 4) × 100 + 9 + 7


78
TTT RIGHTCON Setting fire to the portable lamps, perhaps? TORCHING
11 BZGOIOPSA POGOS 57 – 64 POGOS BAZOOS*, BIOGAS 84
12 TVGEAASPH AGATES 63 – 70 SAVAGE AGAPES*, AGAVES*, AGHAST, PAVAGE*, PHAGES*, SAVATE*, SPATHE* 90
13 MGSIEAVMO IMAGES 69 – 76 MOVIES MISGAVE 97
14 75 7 4 4 9 7 → 803 802 ☓ 69 – 83 805
(7 + 4) × 75 − 9 − 4 − 7

RR: 803 = (75 − (9 − 7)) × (7 + 4)

107
15 DISCOAMPS 69 – 83 SPASMODIC 117
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