Episode 5300

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Episode 5300 was broadcast on 5 July 2011, as part of Series 65.

Gareth Lee played John Symonds, with John Symonds winning 88 – 68. The Dictionary Corner guest was Robin Cousins, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Gareth Lee Score John Symonds Others Max.
1 RQNAOITNE NATION 6 – 6 NATION ANOINTER 8
2 SAREBOXTR BOATERS 13 – 6 boaster ☓8 BARTERS, BOASTER, BORATES*, ROASTER 15
3 DEFNDOATR DONATED 20 – 13 FRONTED ADORNED*, DRAFTED*, FRONDED*, TRODDEN 22
4 SEWIGTARB girates ☓ 20 – 20 WAITERS AGISTER*, BARITES*, EARWIGS, GAITERS*, STAGIER*, TRIAGES*, WARIEST 29
5 100 7 10 6 8 9 → 999 999
100 × 10 − (9 − 8)
30 – 30 999
100 × 10 − (9 − 8)


39
TTT DEADGRIN Full of fear about having hair braided. DREADING
6 SENOSDIPN PONIES 36 – 36 PONIES DOPINESS, PENSIONS 47
7 GFEOIMTRE METRE 36 – 42 FORGET EMIGRE*, EMOTER*, GOITRE, METEOR*, METIER*, REGIME*, REMOTE*, RETIME* 53
8 NACETNOMC CANTON 36 – 49 CONNECT CONNATE, CONTEMN*, MONTANE* 60
9 TSHIEIDLE SHIELD 36 – 56 HEISTED DEITIES*, SHEITEL*, SHELTIE 67
10 50 25 100 75 10 9 → 910 910
100 × 9 + 10
46 – 66 910
100 × 9 + 10


77
TTT TEATIMES If you don't know the answer, have a rough guess. ESTIMATE
11 WRPAIUODA PROUD 51 – 71 RADIO APORIA*, UPWARD 83
12 NOPADVESK SPANKED 58 – 71 SOAKED DAPSONE 90
13 LTSAOUEZJ 7 58 – 78 ZEALOTS AZULEJOS* 98
14 75 100 25 50 9 4 → 120 120
100 + 25 + 4 − 9
68 – 78 121


108
15 WELSHFANS 68 – 88 NEWSFLASH
(11.25 seconds)
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