Episode 5617

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Episode 5617 was broadcast on 9 January 2013, and was the third preliminary round match of the 30th Birthday Championship.

Mark Deeks played Jack Hurst, with Jack Hurst winning 108 – 103. The Dictionary Corner guest was Dave Myers, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Mark Deeks Score Jack Hurst Others Max.
1 RUTOPLEAT outleapt ☓ 0 – 7 PROLATE PLATTER, PLOTTER, PORTLET, PRATTLE*, TORULAE*, TUTELAR* 7
2 FIHOSANOE FASHION 7 – 14 FASHION 14
3 BORDASILE DARIOLES 15 – 22 DARIOLES 22
4 NOGIPUNOA POOING 21 – 28 PANINO POGONIA*, POONING 29
5 50 6 3 8 1 5 → 431 431
8 × 50 + 6 × 5 + 1
31 – 38 431
(50 + 5) × 8 − 6 − 3


39
TTT IVYTREES The answer explains just how bad things really are. SEVERITY
6 RDGPIUELD PUDGIER 38 – 45 PUDGIER GIRDLED*, GRIDDLE, GUILDER*, PIDDLER, PUDDLER* 46
7 SOGECRATC ESCARGOT 46 – 53 ESCARGOT 54
8 VMLQIEAOA VIOLA 51 – 58 ALIVE LAMIAE* 60
9 JCURONESM JOUNCES 51 – 66 CONSUMER CONJURES, MUCRONES* 68
10 50 6 4 2 9 1 → 795 795
(50 × 4 + 1) × (6 − 2) − 9
61 – 76 795
(50 × 4 + 1) × (6 − 2) − 9


78
TTT HASTINGS Secretly putting money away for life's future battles. STASHING
11 SARZINSED SARDINES 69 – 84 SARDINES ARIDNESS* 86
12 MASEPISEA IMPASSE 76 – 91 IMPASSE 93
13 RITNEROBN ORBITER 83 – 98 BORNITE BONNIER* 100
14 75 5 3 4 7 9 → 581 581
(75 + 9) × 7 − 4 − 3
93 – 108 581
(9 − 4 + 3 + 75) × 7


110
15 DEMOBRAGE EMBARGOED
(1.25 seconds)
103 – 108 120
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