Episode 5175

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Episode 5175 was broadcast on 14 December 2010, and was the fourth quarter-final of Series 63.

Scott Gillies played Marcus Hares, with Marcus Hares winning 92 – 90. The Dictionary Corner guest was Paul Zenon, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Scott Gillies Score Marcus Hares Others Max.
1 GREOISCOF ROOFIES 7 – 0 FORGES FORGOES*, GOOFIER* 7
2 NEIATNLOP ENATION 14 – 7 POLENTA ELATION*, OPALINE*, PANTILE*, PINNATE*, PONTINE*, TOENAIL 14
3 DTSOEUODA OUSTED 20 – 13 OUSTED OUTDOES 21
4 TOEAQJROT JOTTER 26 – 19 ROTATE TOOTER* 27
5 50 100 75 25 4 3 → 880 878
50 ÷ 25 × 4 × 100 + 75 + 3
33 – 19 877

RR: 879/881 Best: 879 = 50 × 25 + 4 − 3 × 100 − 75

34
TTT VERYSOUR He could have a very sour opinion of your home. SURVEYOR
6 MEUEMNWTA TAME 33 – 24 MEANT MENTUM* 40
7 TLIEISCUT ELICITS 40 – 31 ELICITS CULTIST*, CUTLETS, CUTTIES*, CUTTLES*, ELITIST*, SCUTTLE, UTILISE 47
8 CEEIXNSRD INDEXERS 48 – 39 INDEXERS 55
9 WPAIFMEIT WAPITI 54 – 39 WAIT 61
10 50 1 10 7 9 8 → 898 898
(10 + 8) × 50 − (9 − 7)
64 – 49 898
(10 + 8) × 50 − (9 − 7)


71
TTT LOANLIST It can form many a stable relationship. STALLION
11 GRSAEOYEE seerage ☓ 64 – 56 EYESORE 78
12 SUAINDLOS SUNDIALS 72 – 64 SUNDIALS ANDISOLS* 86
13 NBOIEARLT BARITONE 80 – 72 OBTAINER ORIENTAL*, RELATION 94
14 75 3 4 10 9 1 → 764 764
(75 + 1) × 10 + 4
90 – 82 764
(75 + 1) × 10 + 4


104
15 LARGEBAPS 90 – 92 GRASPABLE
(10 seconds)
114


External Links

The anagram to the conundrum in this episode caused a stir in the national press:

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