Episode 5144

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Episode 5144 was broadcast on 1 November 2010, as part of Series 63.

Steve Turvey played Marcus Hares, with Marcus Hares winning 87 – 62. The Dictionary Corner guest was John Parrott, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Steve Turvey Score Marcus Hares Others Max.
1 CSREUITNA URINATES 8 – 8 URINATES TRUANCIES 18
2 XEIATDBOS BOASTED 15 – 15 BOATIES BASTIDE*, BOXIEST, IODATES*, OXIDASE*, SABOTED*, TOADIES* 25
3 FMTIEADGO motifed ☓ 15 – 22 GODETIA 32
4 SUEOVTDEW DEVOTES 22 – 22 STEWED 39
5 50 3 2 10 9 7 → 378 378
(50 + 9 − 3 − 2) × 7
32 – 32 378
(50 + 3) × 7 + 9 − 2


49
TTT MORECOPS The answer is Haydn away in there. COMPOSER
6 CAIOLNRIV ACORN 32 – 38 IRONIC IRONICAL 57
7 PLTAEOBSE POTABLE 39 – 45 POTABLE APOSTLE*, BOATELS*, BOLETES*, OBLATES*, OLEATES*, PELOTAS 64
8 RAUOGLKIW LURK 39 – 51 GIAOUR AIRGLOW* 71
9 RTYUEANGE turnage ☓ 39 – 57 GANTRY GAUNTER, GRANTEE*, REAGENT 78
10 25 1 7 6 1 10 → 714 714
((10 − 6) × 25 + 1 + 1) × 7
49 – 57 710


88
TTT VINECURL This small bore should be fired. CULVERIN
11 RTLIOIRQE LOITER 55 – 63 LOITER OILIER, RIOTER, TOILER 94
12 DAUENPRUH UNHEARD 62 – 63 PANDER 101
13 LFDAEANPE PLANED 62 – 70 DEPLANE 108
14 50 10 3 1 6 6 → 788 788 ☓ 62 – 77 790
(10 + 6) × 50 − (6 + 3 + 1)

RR: 788 = (10 + 6) × 50 − (3 − 1) × 6

118
15 GIVENDICE 62 – 87 DECEIVING
(2.5 seconds)
128
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