Episode 5172

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Episode 5172 was broadcast on 9 December 2010, and was the first quarter-final of Series 63.

Jack Hurst played Peter Godwin, with Jack Hurst winning 108 – 40. The Dictionary Corner guest was Amanda Lamb, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Jack Hurst Score Peter Godwin Others Max.
1 LGRSEOAIV SERAGLIO 8 – 0 OVARIES GIRASOLE*, OVERSAIL, VALORISE*, VIRAGOES* 8
2 NPTNEOUPE PUNNET 14 – 6 PUNNET PEPTONE* 15
3 OAOHCPKLZ POLKA 19 – 11 POACH HOOPLA, POLACK* 21
4 MEUSGDLAE MEDUSAE 26 – 11 SLUDGE DELUGES*, GLEAMED*, LEAGUED*, LEAGUES, LEGUMES* 28
5 50 75 100 25 4 6 → 998 998
(6 + 4) × 100 − 50 ÷ 25
36 – 21 998
(6 + 4) × 100 − 50 ÷ 25


38
TTT VETDINER It's how Rachel might serve your tea. INVERTED
6 GSFIESTHA SAITHES 43 – 21 FAITHS AGEISTS*, FIESTAS, GEISHAS 45
7 RTREOOXBS ROOSTER 50 – 21 exorts ☓ BOOSTER, REBOOTS*, ROOTERS*, TOREROS* 52
8 IIOMSNLAT MONIALS 57 – 21 SALMON ANIMIST*, INTIMAL*, LIAISON*, MALISON*, MONILIA* 59
9 DTROEADRE DERATED 64 – 28 RETREAD RETARDED* 67
10 25 50 1 7 10 10 → 890 890
(10 + 7 + 1) × 50 − 10
74 – 28


77
TTT SCOTMICE An industry that's not without foundation. COSMETIC
11 CJTUOUSPT JOUST 79 – 28 cutouts ☓ OUTPUTS 84
12 EIAFWDREN RAINED 85 – 34 WANDER DEFINER*, REFINED, WAFERED*, WEARIED*, WIDENER* 91
13 BQDOOESAN ANODES 91 – 40 ABODES ADOBES*, ADOBOS*, BEANOS*, DOONAS*, NODOSE*, NOOSED*, NOSODE*, ODEONS* 97
14 7 2 1 6 9 2 → 815 812
(2 × 7 + 1) × 6 × 9 + 2
98 – 40 792

Best: 816 = ((9 + 1) × 7 − 2) × 6 × 2

104
15 PIXUNSOLD SPONDULIX
(1.75 seconds)
108 – 40 114
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