Episode 5624

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Episode 5624 was broadcast on 18 January 2013, and was the first Round 1 match of the 30th Birthday Championship.

Peter Lee played Tom Rowell, with Tom Rowell winning 92 – 84. The Dictionary Corner guest was Martin Lewis, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

This was the last episode to be recorded in the Granada Studios in Manchester, as well as the last episode to feature the yellow "calculator-like" displays seen on CECIL and the contestants' scores.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Peter Lee Score Tom Rowell Others Max.
1 CLXSAEUTE LUXATES 7 – 7 SULCATE CELESTA*, ELUATES*, EXALTES*, EXCUSAL*, LATEXES* 7
2 NRDIAONUA ANDIRON 14 – 7 DURIAN 14
3 FGKEAIDJT FIDGET 20 – 13 GIFTED 20
4 BSROATICO ABORTS 26 – 19 COBRAS ROBOTICS 28
5 75 7 3 8 1 5 → 554 554
(75 − 7) × 8 + (3 − 1) × 5
36 – 29 554
75 × 7 + 8 × 3 + 5


38
TTT MORALDUO Malcolm was in debt to the lady, but I think this stinks. MALODOUR
6 EADTCIWRU crudite ☓ 36 – 36 CURATED TRADUCE 45
7 LTSMRIEOE MOLESTER 44 – 36 MOTLIER TIRESOME 53
8 AELTMOSPA MALTOSE 51 – 43 MALTOSE AMPLEST*, APOSTLE*, MALATES*, MALTASE*, OATMEAL*, PALATES*, PALMATE, PELOTAS*, TAMALES 60
9 YLSMEINOZ SOLEMN 57 – 49 SMILEY ISOZYME* 67
10 100 9 9 4 2 6 → 360 360
(100 − 9) × 4 − (6 − 2)
67 – 59 360
(100 − (9 − (6 + 2) + 9)) × 4


77
TTT HEARDOVE If you can hear a dove, it's probably up here somewhere. OVERHEAD
11 GPRIAEMDA DIAGRAM 67 – 67 PARADIGM RAMPAGED* 85
12 NFREIGTOR FOREIGN 74 – 74 FOREIGN FRONTIER* 93
13 NSHREEADT THREADS 74 – 82 HEADREST ADHERENTS* 111
14 8 4 7 10 6 9 → 634 634
9 × 7 × 10 + 4
84 – 92 634
9 × 7 × 10 + 4


121
15 PAROTITIS 84 – 92 TOPIARIST 131
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