Episode 5623

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Episode 5623 was broadcast on 17 January 2013, and was the ninth preliminary round match of the 30th Birthday Championship.

Ed McCullagh played Jonathan Rawlinson, with Jonathan Rawlinson winning 104 – 94, after a tie-break conundrum. The Dictionary Corner guest was Martin Lewis, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Ed McCullagh Score Jonathan Rawlinson Others Max.
1 EIANLRUHS HAULIERS 8 – 8 HAULIERS INHALERS* 8
2 EVAREMIHL HEAVIER 15 – 15 MEALIER EMAILER*, VERMEIL* 15
3 WNROEOVSR overworn ☓ 15 – 15 oversow ☓ OWNERS*, ROOVES*, ROVERS, ROWENS*, ROWERS*, SNORER*, SOONER*, SORROW*, WOOERS*, WORSEN* 21
4 APIGEDUSP GUPPIES 22 – 22 GAUDIES DUPPIES* 28
5 9 7 7 2 4 3 → 793 792
(7 + 7 − 3) × 9 × 4 × 2
29 – 22

RR: 792

35
TTT EMUSLIPS Overwhelming urges to eat lentils and chickpeas, perhaps? IMPULSES
6 ASOGANIRU AROUSING 37 – 30 AROUSING GUARANIS* 43
7 OEIMCTSEA EMOTES 37 – 37 AMOSITE ATOMIES*, ATOMISE, COATEES*, EMETICS*, SOMATIC, STEAMIE* 50
8 ONETOBENY NEOTENY 44 – 44 NEOTENY 57
9 AMDOEPDMN POMADED 51 – 51 POMADED 64
10 100 50 75 25 9 2 → 770 770
50 ÷ (9 − 100 ÷ 25) × (75 + 2)
61 – 51 770 ☓


74
TTT ABLESOIL The soil makes it possible for these plants to grow. LOBELIAS
11 RTLUOEWTI OUTLIER 68 – 58 TRIOLET 81
12 APIRETOGS PASTORIE 76 – 66 SEPTORIA GRAPIEST, PORTAGES*, POTAGERS* 89
13 AIEZSTLDO ISOLATED 84 – 74 DIASTOLE SLEAZOID, SODALITE* 97
14 25 100 75 50 6 5 → 588 588
(100 − 50 ÷ 25) × 6
94 – 84 588
(100 − 50 ÷ 25) × 6


107
15 HATESSNOW 94 – 94 STONEWASH
(1 second)
117
TB SCANTFARM 94 – 104 CRAFTSMAN
(0.75 seconds)
117
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