Episode 5205

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Episode 5205 was broadcast on 15 February 2011, as part of Series 64.

Andy Campbell played Matthew Barrett, with Andy Campbell winning 87 – 86. The Dictionary Corner guest was Debra Stephenson, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Andy Campbell Score Matthew Barrett Others Max.
1 DWTREAEPM WATERED 0 – 8 TAMPERED 8
2 DAVUSIRUE DIVERS 6 – 14 DRIVES ADVISER, RESIDUA* 15
3 CIOEDLSIY CLOSED 12 – 20 DOCILE COLDIES*, DOILIES, IDOLISE 22
4 POTENILOR PORTION 19 – 27 PROTEIN LOONIER*, LOOPIER*, PELOTON, POINTER, POLITER*, PROLINE*, REPOINT*, RETINOL*, TROOPIE* 29
5 75 1 2 6 4 10 → 216 216
6 ÷ 2 × 75 − (10 − 1)
29 – 27 215


39
TTT IRONSMOG Roger calls up. He's left his boat somewhere. MOORINGS
6 TUJEDABVR BRAVED 35 – 33 BRAVED ABJURED 46
7 FNLMEOAGE ENAMEL 35 – 40 MELANGE FLAGMEN, GLEEMAN* 53
8 ARCEKITSR TRACKIES 43 – 48 ERRATICS TRACKERS, TRICKERS 61
9 QOAUTBNDA ABOUND 49 – 48 QUOTA OBTUND*, QUANTA* 67
10 50 7 3 8 7 4 → 199 199
4 × 50 − (8 − 7)
59 – 58 199
50 × 4 − 7 ÷ 7


77
TTT ABLUERAG The answer to this is open to debate really. ARGUABLE
11 GRGREIELS LIGERS 65 – 64 LIGERS GRIEGER*, LEGGERS*, LEGGIER, LIGGERS*, RIGGERS 84
12 TARENASOA STONER 71 – 70 ORATES SANTERO*, SENATOR, TREASON 91
13 HSPEAULTI STAPLE 77 – 76 SALUTE SULPHATE, SULPHITE* 99
14 100 7 5 10 2 5 → 500 500
5 × 100
87 – 86 500
5 × 100


109
15 ACTPOORER protracter ☓
(25.75 seconds)
87 – 86 cooperate ☓
(3.25 seconds)
CORPORATE 119
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