Episode 5622

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Episode 5622 was broadcast on 16 January 2013, and was the eighth preliminary round match of the 30th Birthday Championship.

Andrew Hulme played Steven Briers, with Andrew Hulme winning 113 – 74. The Dictionary Corner guest was Martin Lewis, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Andrew Hulme Score Steven Briers Others Max.
1 TSNIUOPSI PISTONS 7 – 7 POUSSIN ISOSPIN*, PINOUTS*, SPINOUS*, SPINTOS*, SUNSPOT*, UNSTOPS* 7
2 LNWDAOETA TALONED 14 – 14 TALONED WETLAND* 14
3 NCRIUOTAM ROMANTIC 22 – 22 CURATION COUMARIN* 22
4 LDZTIUOSR troils ☓ 22 – 28 STOLID DISTRO*, DROITS*, DURZIS*, RUDIST*, STROUD*, STUDIO*, SUITOR* 28
5 5 4 9 6 1 7 → 380 380
((7 + 1) × 9 + 4) × 5
32 – 28 382


38
TTT MERGETOY Have I got hypotenuse for you? GEOMETRY
6 GJFKEAODU JUDGE 37 – 33 JOKED JOUKED*, JUDOKA* 44
7 TSNEAUETA NAUSEATE 45 – 41 NAUSEATE 52
8 MCBPMEOIE compie ☓ 45 – 47 BECOME COMMIE 58
9 XDFIOAYSG GOADS 50 – 47 faids ☓ GASIFY 64
10 25 1 6 8 7 8 → 130 130
(7 + 6) × 8 + 25 + 1
60 – 57 130
(25 + 1) × (7 − (8 − 6))


74
TTT IRATEMUM Mum's irate! She's had enough of this sort of behaviour. IMMATURE
11 RTGAEICST STRATEGIC 78 – 57 AGRESTIC 92
12 RQNREAIPN PANNIER 85 – 64 PANNIER 99
13 DLDEAEBTO DEADBOLT 93 – 64 BELATED 107
14 25 3 1 2 7 10 → 472 472
(3 × 7 + 25 + 1) × 10 + 2
103 – 74 472
(10 + 7 + 2) × 25 − 3


117
15 BLUEPATER REPUTABLE
(1.5 seconds)
113 – 74 127
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