Episode 5169

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Episode 5169 was broadcast on 6 December 2010, as part of Series 63.

Denise Smith played Stephen Parnell, with Denise Smith winning 89 – 79, after a tie-break conundrum. The Dictionary Corner guest was Amanda Lamb, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Denise Smith Score Stephen Parnell Others Max.
1 TRMEOITBS BITTERS 7 – 7 BITTERS BETTORS*, BISTORT*, BOTTIES, EROTISM*, MOBSTER*, MOISTER*, MORTISE*, OBITERS*, TIMBERS*, TIMBRES* 7
2 DTIORNURA OUTRAN 7 – 14 AUDITOR DURATION 15
3 TLLTUEASW WALLETS 14 – 21 WALLETS TALLEST*, WATTLES 22
4 UFDSNIIOQ FUSION 20 – 27 FUSION FOUNDS*, FUNDIS*, QUOINS 28
5 50 7 5 2 8 10 → 609 608
(10 + 2) × 50 + 8
27 – 34 608
(10 + 2) × 50 + 8

RR: 609 = (50 × 2 − (8 + 5)) × 7

38
TTT SOBERYEW Pencil them in, but never meet them. EYEBROWS
6 NNHNGEOEP PENNON 33 – 34 HENGE PONGEE 44
7 RZTIEUSJV VIRTUES 40 – 34 STRIVE 51
8 ERIGOREMS MERGERS 47 – 34 RIGORS EMIGRES, GERMIER*, REGIMES, REMIGES*, REMORSE* 58
9 LOAODXGES GAOLED 53 – 40 GLADES DAGOES*, DOSAGE*, GOOSED*, LADOOS*, LODGES*, LOOSED*, OODLES*, SOLOED*, SOOLED* 64
10 100 25 3 9 2 5 → 197 197
100 × 2 − 3
63 – 50 197
100 × 2 − 3


74
TTT GUSSLEFT Shells out for a scrappy fight. SLUGFEST
11 DWTPAUOST POUTS 68 – 55 POUTS ADOPTS, OUTSAT* 80
12 IAIDMCARV MAID 72 – 55 mardi ☓ ACARID*, ARAMID*, CARDIA*, CARIAD*, CAVIAR 86
13 FPCRAEANS PRANCES 79 – 62 CANAPES PANCREAS 94
14 100 25 75 50 8 2 → 861 871 79 – 69 866
(100 + 2) × 8 + 50

RR: 861 = (100 − 2) × 8 + 75 + 50 ÷ 25

104
15 DIGSUSIED 79 – 79 DISGUISED
(26.5 seconds)
114
TB CLONESIGN ENCLOSING
(2 seconds)
89 – 79 114
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