Episode 5618

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Episode 5618 was broadcast on 10 January 2013, and was the fourth preliminary round match of the 30th Birthday Championship.

Ben Wilson played Conor Travers, with Conor Travers winning 117 – 91. The Dictionary Corner guest was Dave Myers, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Ben Wilson Score Conor Travers Others Max.
1 LKAEITDHR TRAILED 7 – 7 TRAILED 7
2 TGYEOETST STOTTY 13 – 7 EGEST 13
3 DNAUIWTME MINUTED 20 – 14 MEDIANT UNTAMED 20
4 FVROIESGA FORGIVES 28 – 22 FORGIVES VIRAGOES* 28
5 2 6 10 4 6 4 → 899 900
(6 × 4 × 4 − 6) × 10
35 – 29 900
(6 × 4 × 4 − 6) × 10


35
TTT SILKBIAS It sounds like the reptile who ran Fawlty Towers. BASILISK
6 TFDEUOLIR FLUORIDE 35 – 47 FLORUITED 53
7 GSHEOIAWD HOAGIES 42 – 54 HOAGIES 60
8 LPSUEABSC CAPSULES 50 – 62 SUBSPACE BASCULES* 68
9 XPNUEOBTV upvote ☓ 50 – 66 POUT BENTO*, BUTEO* 73
10 75 3 5 7 9 4 → 359 359
75 × 5 − 7 − 9
60 – 76 359
75 × 5 − 7 − 9


83
TTT NICETALC You might find this biblical chant rather amusing. CANTICLE
11 RLMGEUOPE MORGUE 66 – 82 MORGUE PROMULGE 91
12 LRJIOENNP PROLINE 73 – 89 PROLINE 98
13 TSNRUOIOA ORATIONS 81 – 97 TOURNOIS RAINOUTS* 106
14 50 8 10 2 5 9 → 426 426
50 × 8 + 10 + 2 + 5 + 9
91 – 107 426
(50 + 2) × 8 + 10


116
15 URESOOBIG 91 – 117 BOURGEOIS
(1.5 seconds)
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