Episode 5298

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Episode 5298 was broadcast on 1 July 2011, as part of Series 65.

Gareth Lee played Christopher Moriarty, with Gareth Lee winning 84 – 56. The Dictionary Corner guest was Michael Vaughan, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Notably, the selection in Round 13 was identical (disregarding its order) to that in the immediately following letters selection, in Round 1 of the following game.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Gareth Lee Score Christopher Moriarty Others Max.
1 CPDUIENSE unspiced ☓ 0 – 6 UPENDS PUDENCIES* 18
2 TAIHGODRU DROUGHT 7 – 6 RATIO AUDITOR, DRAUGHT 25
3 SPGLIOAET GOALIES 7 – 14 SPOILAGE PILOTAGES* 43
4 VPSAUMREI PRAISE 13 – 20 PRIMES VAMPIRES 51
5 100 10 3 8 8 7 → 914 913
(8 − 7 + 8) × 100 + 10 + 3
20 – 27 915
100 × 10 − 8 × 8 − 7 × 3

RR: 914 = (100 − 3) × 10 − 8 × 7

61
TTT NOTROADS They don't use roads, they take to the skies. TORNADOS
6 DNPUEBRAU PANDER 26 – 27 BRAND AUBURN, BANDER*, BEDPAN*, BURDEN*, BUREAU*, BURNED, BURPED, DAUBER*, EARBUD*, PRUNED*, PUDEUR*, UNREAD*, URBANE* 67
7 NSMAEORSI MOANERS 33 – 27 romanies ☓ ROMANISES 85
8 NTEEGMIUY MEETING 40 – 34 MEETING TEEMING* 92
9 DSLAEOTCA LOCATED 47 – 34 CLOSET CASELOAD* 100
10 75 25 8 7 4 6 → 556 47 – 34

RR: 556 = (75 + 8) × 7 − 25

110
TTT FLATCONE The small bird just had its lunch. FALCONET
11 RJKCOIAOU CROOK 52 – 34 CORK KOUROI* 116
12 SZTOAELML LAMEST 58 – 40 MOLEST MALLETS, MALTOSE, ZEALOTS 123
13 RVLIAIEHG GRAVEL 64 – 46 GRAVEL GIRLIE*, GLAIVE, HAILER*, HALIER*, HAVELI*, HEGIRA*, VERLIG*, VIRGAE*, VIRILE* 129
14 50 75 100 2 7 4 → 595 595
4 × 2 × 75 − (7 − 100 ÷ 50)
74 – 56 595
4 × 2 × 75 − (7 − 100 ÷ 50)


139
15 ITODINNER RENDITION
(2 seconds)
84 – 56 149
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