Episode 5209

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Episode 5209 was broadcast on 21 February 2011, as part of Series 64.

Ned Pendleton played Andy Johnson, with Ned Pendleton winning 70 – 63. The Dictionary Corner guest was Mark Foster, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Ned Pendleton Score Andy Johnson Others Max.
1 HAROILVTP TAILOR 0 – 7 PIVOTAL 7
2 XNMAUAGRE MANGER 0 – 14 MANAGER 14
3 QONIOTMEJ EMOTION 7 – 21 EMOTION 21
4 NDPUEARSE unspared ☓ 7 – 28 SPEARED PERSUADE*, UNDERSEA* 29
5 100 25 50 75 6 6 → 393 392
(50 + 6) × (100 + 75) ÷ 25
14 – 28 400

RR: 393 = (100 ÷ 25 + 50) × 6 + 75 − 6

39
TTT SEAHINTS The sea hints to where you might hear these. SHANTIES
6 CTSIAOHVT STITCH 20 – 28 chaviots ☓ CATTISH* 46
7 REBUALNTR BLUNTER 27 – 35 BLUNTER NEBULAR*, NEUTRAL, TUNABLE* 53
8 MWPOIESDG IMPOSED 34 – 35 podgies ☓ 60
9 RAMEOZTLC CROTALE 41 – 35 coater ☓ 67
10 75 7 4 4 10 6 → 571 570
(75 − (7 × 4 − 10)) × (6 + 4)
48 – 35 569

RR: 571 = 75 × 7 + 10 × 4 + 6

77
TTT PENLYRIC Even for royalty, it can be quite a sum. PRINCELY
11 NEYAIRCDN incendary ☓ 48 – 41 DANCER CRANNIED 85
12 SNTDOUIDA ASTOUND 55 – 48 ASTOUND 92
13 RESEIKSGL LIKES 60 – 53 LIKES GRILSES*, RESILES*, SELKIES* 99
14 75 8 8 5 2 2 → 211 211
(8 − 5) × 75 − (8 × 2 − 2)
70 – 53


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15 GTHISTLES 70 – 63 SLIGHTEST
(7.75 seconds)
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