Episode 5085

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Episode 5085 was broadcast on 20 July 2010, as part of Series 63.

Richard Harris played David O'Flanagan, with David O'Flanagan winning 87 – 86. The Dictionary Corner guest was Sharron Davies, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Richard Harris Score David O'Flanagan Others Max.
1 DMCUIAMTY ACUITY 6 – 0 DUMMY CADMIUM* 7
2 PQNEOAGNI OPENING 13 – 7 OPENING NEAPING* 14
3 BTSAEORWI BOATERS 20 – 14 BOATERS BARITES*, BOASTER, BOATIES*, BORATES*, OBITERS*, WAITERS*, WARIEST 21
4 FAMSTOEIR FOREMAST 28 – 14 MOISTER AMORTISE, ATOMISER, FOAMIEST*, FORMATES 29
5 5 4 6 1 4 6 → 458 28 – 21 456
6 × 4 × (5 × 4 − 1)

RR: 458 = (6 × 5 − 1) × 4 × 4 − 6

39
TTT TINSTEWS Knitwear for Geminis, perhaps? TWINSETS
6 PTLJUAOLE POLLUTE 35 – 21 PLATE 46
7 SNPOAENRS SPANNERS 43 – 29 SPANNERS PERSONAS, RESPONSA* 54
8 UAEKPFSIC FAKES 48 – 34 SPEAK AUSPICE 61
9 LTSEAODTU TOASTED 48 – 52 OUTLASTED 79
10 7 2 6 9 1 4 → 781 783
(7 × 6 × 2 + 4 − 1) × 9
55 – 59 783
(9 × 6 × 2 + 4) × 7 − 1

RR: 781 = ((6 + 2) × 9 − 1) × (7 + 4)

89
TTT GRINDHAP It's not bitter, but sometimes it can be twisted. HANDGRIP
11 NLTEIORLA RELATION 63 – 67 ORIENTAL 97
12 SRNEIEMTA MEANEST 70 – 74 MARINES EMIRATES, MATINEES*, MINARETS*, RAIMENTS*, RESINATE*, STEAMIER, TRAINEES* 105
13 NVREIAWVH RAVINE 76 – 80 RAVINE VERVAIN 112
14 10 3 2 6 1 3 → 638 639 ☓ 76 – 87 640
(6 + 2) × (3 × 3 − 1) × 10

RR: 640 Best: 639 = ((10 + 2) × 6 − 1) × 3 × 3

119
15 WATERCULA CATERWAUL
(27.25 seconds)
86 – 87 129
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