Episode 5297

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Episode 5297 was broadcast on 30 June 2011, as part of Series 65.

Andrew Halliburton played Gareth Lee, with Gareth Lee winning 73 – 70. The Dictionary Corner guest was Michael Vaughan, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Andrew Halliburton Score Gareth Lee Others Max.
1 NMBOIESPR BROMINE 7 – 7 BROMINE MERINOS*, ORPINES*, PROMISE 7
2 NGSAEONTI ATONING 7 – 15 NEGATION NEGATIONS 25
3 HVRAEELYL LEAVER 13 – 21 LEAVER HEALER*, HEAVER*, HELLER*, REALLY, REVEAL*, VALLEY 31
4 FDWOAETNU WANTED 19 – 27 WANTED ATONED*, DONATE*, FANTOD*, FAWNED, FONDUE*, UNAWED*, WAFTED*, WONTED* 37
5 25 50 100 1 7 3 → 262 260 19 – 37 262
(25 + 1) × (7 + 3) + 100 ÷ 50


47
TTT BIBONSAM There's a bib on Sam and all the other babies. BAMBINOS
6 RMRIEISDO dormies ☓ 19 – 42 MIRED DORMERS 54
7 JRCAEOKMD CAROMED 26 – 42 MARKED COMRADE*, CROAKED*, MAJORED*, MERCADO* 61
8 TMSIEILTA LIMIEST 33 – 42 limitates ☓ MILITATES 79
9 QDXOIOABR BRAID 38 – 47 BROOD ADOBO*, AROID*, BARDO*, BOARD*, BOOAI*, BORAX*, BROAD, DOBRA*, DOBRO*, DROOB*, RABID*, RADIO*, RADIX* 84
10 50 7 10 4 8 3 → 413 413
50 × 8 + 10 + 3
48 – 57 413
50 × 8 + 10 + 3


94
TTT POSHEELS It's how Bing may have felt without Bob. HOPELESS
11 ZLCEOETST SETTLE 54 – 57 TEST TELEOST* 101
12 SFRAEANNO REASON 60 – 57 ARSON FANNERS 108
13 TRWAEOGNA WAGER 60 – 63 WANTER NAGWARE*, NEGATOR, TANAGER*, WAGONER* 115
14 50 1 7 9 2 4 → 712 712
(50 × 7 + 9 − 1) × 2 − 4
70 – 73 712
7 × 2 × 50 + 9 + 4 − 1


125
15 OHPIXYLOT lithopoxy ☓
(28.25 seconds)
70 – 73 TOXOPHILY 135
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