Episode 5149

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Episode 5149 was broadcast on 8 November 2010, as part of Series 63.

Marcus Hares played Ryan Curtis, with Marcus Hares winning 103 – 16. The Dictionary Corner guest was Colin Jackson, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Marcus Hares Score Ryan Curtis Others Max.
1 SOIERDREP PERRIES 7 – 0 predries ☓ REPRISED, RESPIRED* 8
2 QTCAWGOAE TOWAGE 13 – 0 GOAT 14
3 NIOEPLSAR POLARISE 21 – 0 SPOILER AILERONS*, ALIENORS*, PERSONAL*, PRALINES*, PSORALEN, ROSALINE* 22
4 NEMBUIDTA BITUMEN 28 – 0 BUNTED AMBIENT, MEDIANT*, MINUTED*, UNTAMED* 29
5 50 7 10 6 4 5 → 361 361
7 × 50 + 6 + 5
38 – 10 361
7 × 50 + 6 + 5


39
TTT TRENDIES Trendies they most certainly are not. NERDIEST
6 SITELMAYT MALTIEST 46 – 10 matties ☓ SMALTITE*, STEAMILY* 47
7 SOIOFLNET FOOTLES 53 – 10 felines ☓ LOONIEST, OILSTONE* 55
8 RSDAAEVCO COVERS 59 – 16 CRAVED CADAVERS 63
9 WIOAMRDIB MORBID 65 – 16 RADIO DAIMIO*, MIDRIB* 69
10 50 25 2 9 8 2 → 996 998
(50 − (8 + 2)) × 25 − 2
72 – 16 1000

Best: 996 = ((50 + 9) × 8 + 25) × 2 + 2

79
TTT GIANTPIN Taking a brush to your wagon, perhaps? PAINTING
11 TEAEKRVEO OVERTAKE 80 – 16 RETAKE TAKEOVER* 87
12 SPUOTOMEZ TEMPOS 86 – 16 STUMP PUTZES*, SEPTUM*, UPMOST 93
13 PAUENFNIG PENGUIN 93 – 16 ANGUINE*, GUANINE*, NEAPING*, PFENNIG 100
14 75 4 9 6 2 8 → 247 247
(9 − 6) × (75 + 8) − 2
103 – 16 247 ☓


110
15 MAGNESIAM 103 – 16 MISMANAGE 120
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