Episode 5231

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Episode 5231 was broadcast on 30 March 2011, as part of Series 64.

Mark Gavin played Andrew McNamara, with Andrew McNamara winning 83 – 74. The Dictionary Corner guest was Paul Zenon, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

After the conundrum went unsolved, the audience member picked out to solve it was Series 60 semi-finalist, Neil Zussman.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Mark Gavin Score Andrew McNamara Others Max.
1 JLSEOERNE SERENE 6 – 0 LOSER ENROLS*, LEONES*, LONERS*, RESOLE 6
2 VAIDYTOAN TODAY 6 – 6 DAINTY AVOIDANT* 14
3 GRCEAULDM CALMED 12 – 12 MAULED ARGUED*, CADGER*, CALMER*, CRADLE*, CREDAL*, CUDGEL*, CURDLE*, CURLED*, DERMAL*, GLARED*, GRACED, LARGED*, MACULE*, MARCEL*, MARLED*, MAULER, MEDLAR*, MURAGE*, REMUDA* 20
4 WEADCTOEL LOCATED 19 – 12 COATED CLEATED 27
5 50 25 1 9 7 2 → 454 454
50 × 9 + 7 − 2 − 1
29 – 22 454
50 × 9 + 7 − 2 − 1


37
TTT SLICKFAN It's bound to provide a cover for the books. CALFSKIN
6 WAILGDOEP WAILED 35 – 28 WAILED DEWLAP*, DIPOLE*, EIDOLA*, GAOLED*, GAWPED*, GLOWED*, GOALIE*, GWEILO*, LAPDOG*, PEDALO, PLEIAD* 43
7 NRSIEURCA CRUISER 42 – 35 INSURER ARSENIC, CARNIES*, CARRIES, CURRIES*, SAUCIER*, SCARIER*, SUCRIER* 50
8 GTNEEITSU TEEING 42 – 42 TESTING EUGENIST* 58
9 PGIMOEBSH HOPES 42 – 48 HOMIES BIOMES*, BISHOP*, BOGIES, EGOISM*, GOBIES*, IMPOSE, MOPISH* 64
10 100 7 5 7 1 5 → 702 702
7 × 100 + 7 − 5
52 – 58 702
7 × 100 + 7 − 5


74
TTT BEALEMON What a cannibal might use for fertiliser. BONEMEAL
11 XDMOIAKBO AXIOM 57 – 58 MOOD AKIMBO, KABOOM*, MIKADO 80
12 NIATRRIOT RATION 57 – 66 IRRITANT 88
13 SLPEAEDSA PLEASED 64 – 73 PLEASED ELAPSED, ELAPSES*, PASSADE*, PLEASES*, SALADES*, SAPELES* 95
14 50 3 2 1 5 2 → 305 305
3 × 2 × 50 + 5
74 – 83 305
3 × 2 × 50 + 5


105
15 INSTIDUTE 74 – 83 UNTIDIEST 115
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