Episode 5645

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Episode 5645 was broadcast on 18 February 2013, and was the sixth Round 2 match of the 30th Birthday Championship.

Innis Carson played Kirk Bevins, with Kirk Bevins winning 112 – 102, after a tie-break conundrum. The Dictionary Corner guest was Dr Phil Hammond, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Innis Carson Score Kirk Bevins Others Max.
1 SMUDEUTWT SMUTTED 7 – 7 SMUTTED 7
2 XDPAEITAM ADIPATE 14 – 14 MIXTAPE 14
3 UOEPGLNQH PLOUGH 20 – 20 PHENOL ENOUGH*, LOUNGE*, PLUNGE* 20
4 STDAOIZDR ASTROID 27 – 27 ASTROID DOTARDS* 27
5 50 25 3 9 5 9 → 659 659
(25 − 9 − 3) × 50 + 9
37 – 37 659
(25 − 9 − 3) × 50 + 9


37
TTT ROASTLEG They're full of themselves, and they'll let you know it. GLOATERS
6 LSGAIEMRA LAIRAGES 45 – 37 MALAISE RAILAGES*, REGALISM 45
7 SRKOASERO SOAKERS 52 – 44 SOAKERS KOREROS*, SOARERS* 52
8 TVDEIATEN TAINTED 52 – 52 VENDETTA 60
9 UAJTCFEPU CAJEPUT 59 – 59 CAJEPUT CAJUPUT 67
10 2 7 8 1 5 3 → 623 623
(5 × 3 × (8 − 2) − 1) × 7
69 – 69 623
((3 × 2 + 5) × 8 + 1) × 7


77
TTT GLENSHIP Portions of a Beatles song, perhaps? HELPINGS
11 STNEUICOE COUNTIES 77 – 77 SEICENTO 85
12 GLVAIEHSL VILLAGES 85 – 85 SHIGELLA 93
13 OENBWYIRM BROMINE 92 – 92 BROWNIE 100
14 75 10 1 9 4 7 → 735 735
75 × 10 − (9 + 7 − 1)
102 – 102 735
75 × 10 − (9 + 7 − 1)


110
15 UNILEVERC curveline ☓
(18 seconds)
102 – 102 cervuline ☓
(2.5 seconds)
VIRULENCE 120
TB BARRYDICK 102 – 112 BRICKYARD
(1.5 seconds)
120
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