Episode 5137

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Episode 5137 was broadcast on 21 October 2010, as part of Series 63.

Jack Hurst played Alex Curran, with Jack Hurst winning 133 – 65. The Dictionary Corner guest was Alistair McGowan, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

As well as only dropping 1 point in the show, Hurst's score of 133 was the highest achieved with just one nine-letter word, until it was beaten by Dan McColm's score of 137 in Episode 6012 in Series 71.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Jack Hurst Score Alex Curran Others Max.
1 NLGUAEUDE EUGLENA 7 – 7 GLEANED LANGUED*, LEAGUED, UNGLUED, UNGULED* 7
2 CTSAOGION COASTING 15 – 15 SCOOTING AGNOSTIC, COATINGS, COTINGAS*, OCTAGONS* 15
3 WSHIEOTLR WHISTLER 23 – 23 WHISTLER WORTHIES* 23
4 NTYNIAEOS ENATIONS 31 – 23 INTONES 31
5 100 2 2 8 9 3 → 513 513
(8 − 3) × 100 + 9 + 2 + 2
41 – 23 511


41
TTT MAILCROP Tell everyone you'd walk 500 miles. PROCLAIM
6 RMRUOAZES ROAMERS 48 – 30 ARMOURS REMORAS* 48
7 RTDAEIFSH HARDIEST 56 – 30 SHAFTED 56
8 NPRLIEUVO NEUROPIL 64 – 30 VULPINE 64
9 TRNEEIPEO POINTER 71 – 30 ENTER PERENTIE* 72
10 75 10 8 9 5 3 → 653 653
(75 − 8) × 10 − (9 + 5 + 3)
81 – 40 653
9 × 75 − 3 × 10 + 8


82
TTT MIMEDHIS Mimed his actions to get past opponent. SHIMMIED
11 NWXEIORMB BROMINE 88 – 47 BROMINE BROWNIE* 89
12 KLSGAUEAD GELADAS 95 – 47 algaes ☓ KLUDGES* 96
13 NTREOAVDE RENOVATED 113 – 65 RENOVATED 114
14 50 6 9 10 4 3 → 405 405
(10 − 6 ÷ 3) × 50 + 9 − 4
123 – 65 403


124
15 UGLYHINTS UNSIGHTLY
(0.2 seconds)
133 – 65 134
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