Episode 5080

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Episode 5080 was broadcast on 13 July 2010, as part of Series 63.

Chris Barrow played Richard Harris, with Richard Harris winning 92 – 72. The Dictionary Corner guest was Shobna Gulati, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Notably, in Round 14, Jeff Stelling erroneously announced the numbers game target of 110 as "one-one-ten".

Rounds

Rnd Selection Chris Barrow Score Richard Harris Others Max.
1 FSPOEAYMR moapers ☓ 0 – 6 PROEMS FAYRES*, FEMORA*, FORAYS, FORMAE*, FORMAS*, FORMES*, FOYERS*, FRAMES*, MAYORS*, MOPERS*, MOPERY*, MORAYS*, MYOPES*, OPERAS*, OSPREY*, PAREOS*, PAYERS*, RAMOSE*, REMAPS*, REPAYS, SMEARY* 6
2 TXSEIATMQ MATIEST 7 – 13 MATIEST 13
3 DMLEIARVS MAILERS 14 – 20 DRIVELS ADMIRES, ADVISER*, DERAILS*, MARVELS, MEDLARS*, MISDEAL*, MISLEAD*, MISREAD*, REALISM*, REDIALS*, REVISAL*, SIDEARM* 20
4 TDSOIEGHN HOSTING 21 – 27 SIGHTED HEDONIST 28
5 75 9 8 6 1 3 → 937 940 21 – 34 936
(9 + 3) × (8 − 6 + 1 + 75)

Best: 937 = (75 + 3) ÷ 6 × 8 × 9 + 1

38
TTT SOOTPIPE It's 20 to 3, but it's not the time. OPPOSITE
6 TBSOEUNDO BOOSTED 28 – 41 BOOSTED DUOTONES 46
7 TSAIENGPS PASTINGS 36 – 41 PASTING EASTINGS*, GIANTESS, GENISTAS*, SAPIENTS* 54
8 KHGTOAILP PLIGHT 42 – 47 PLIGHT GALIPOT, GOLIATH* 61
9 TLWOEIRND TOILED 48 – 53 WINTER DOWNIER, INDWELT*, LENTOID*, RETINOL*, TENDRIL, TOWLINE*, TWIRLED 68
10 7 8 7 4 4 2 → 888 48 – 58 880
((7 × 7 + 4) × 2 + 4) × 8

RR: 888 = (8 × 4 × 7 − 2) × 4

78
TTT PAMHEIRS The fox is flaming, what a vegetable! SAMPHIRE
11 TRNDEUIAC TRAINED 55 – 58 CANTER CURTAINED 96
12 RNREOEICW ENCORE 55 – 65 CORNIER 103
13 JREAUEDNL LAUNDER 62 – 72 LEARNED LURDANE* 110
14 8 8 3 2 7 6 → 110 110
8 × 7 × 2 − (8 − 6)
72 – 82 110
8 × 7 × 2 − 6 ÷ 3


120
15 DOTHALOUD 72 – 92 ADULTHOOD
(13 seconds)
130
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