Episode 5083

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Episode 5083 was broadcast on 16 July 2010, as part of Series 63.

Richard Harris played Pete Burrows, with Richard Harris winning 91 – 65. The Dictionary Corner guest was Andrew Castle, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Richard Harris Score Pete Burrows Others Max.
1 GNBEOITQN BONNET 6 – 6 TONING BENIGN, BONING*, BONNIE*, INTONE*, NOTING*, TIGNON*, TOEING* 6
2 STCOYUPMA SOUPY 11 – 11 PUMAS AUTOPSY, PAYOUTS, UPCOAST* 13
3 TVTOAISSO TOASTS 17 – 17 STOATS TSOTSI*, VISTAS 19
4 NVIBLUDSA BLINDS 23 – 23 BLINDS SUNDIAL 26
5 4 9 7 10 1 5 → 475 474
9 × 5 × 10 + (7 − 1) × 4
30 – 23 471

RR: 475 = (9 × 10 + 4 + 1) × 5

36
TTT IRANSUED Iran sued the Romans for this valuable coin. DENARIUS
6 GDMEIHDES SIGHED 36 – 23 HIDES DEMISED*, MISDEED* 43
7 HTTOEOWNS TENTHS 42 – 23 hottens ☓ TOSTONE* 50
8 RTLERAFRI TRAILER 49 – 30 TRAILER FARRIER*, FRAILER, RETIRAL*, RETRIAL*, TARRIER*, TRIFLER* 57
9 TLREAETLS RELATES 56 – 37 LETTERS STELLATE* 65
10 25 3 9 4 4 1 → 985 980
(4 × 9 + 3) × 25 + 4 + 1
63 – 37

RR: 984 Best: 984 = (25 × (9 + 1) − 4) × 4

72
TTT AIRFUELS They're not past it, but they haven't passed it. FAILURES
11 NRSUAEPCA PRANCES 70 – 44 PRANCES PANCREAS, SAUCEPAN 80
12 SMUWDAIRE DREAMS 76 – 50 WARMED ADMIRES, MISREAD*, REMUDAS*, RESIDUA*, SIDEARM*, SWARMED 87
13 JPGOEANPL APPLE 81 – 55 PLANE GALJOEN 94
14 75 7 8 5 9 3 → 160 160
(9 × 3 − 7) × 8
91 – 65 160
(5 − 3) × 75 + 9 + 8 − 7


104
15 GREENTALC 91 – 65 RECTANGLE 114
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