Episode 5661

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Episode 5661 was broadcast on 18 March 2013, as part of Series 68.

Sam McElhinney played Ricky Roberts, with Sam McElhinney winning 93 – 66. The Dictionary Corner guest was Jon Culshaw, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Sam McElhinney Score Ricky Roberts Others Max.
1 TESDABARG BASTARD 7 – 0 STAGED GRADATES* 8
2 LRGUETMOS MOGULS 13 – 6 TOUSLE GOURMETS 16
3 PIKWREUES spiker ☓ 13 – 12 WIPERS KEWPIES*, PERUKES*, PESKIER 23
4 XHSOAMGED HOMAGES 20 – 19 HOMAGES 30
5 25 50 100 3 7 2 → 612 622
7 × 100 − (50 + 25) − 3
25 – 19

RR: 612 = (50 ÷ 25 + 100) × 3 × 2

40
TTT ROBLLAMA It's home is the head and it's also the head's home. BALMORAL
6 SNLAETMIR MANLIEST 33 – 19 SALIENT TERMINALS, TRAMLINES 58
7 JONPEDENU UNOPENED 41 – 27 UNOPENED 66
8 TYCOISHAN ACTIONS 48 – 34 ACTIONS TACHYONS* 74
9 ECRIOADFS FORCED 54 – 34 coarsed ☓ IDOCRASE 82
10 50 6 10 6 7 9 → 487 487
50 × 10 − 7 − 6
64 – 44 487
50 × 10 − 7 − 6


92
TTT CABBREAK It sounds like Rupert's returned without a saddle. BAREBACK
11 MFLEUARNI MANLIER 71 – 51 FUNERAL RIFLEMAN* 100
12 GVPEARSIP SAPPIER 78 – 51 PRAISE APPRISE*, GAPPERS*, GAPPIER, GRAVIES*, PARVISE* 107
13 NODBEURLS BLUNDERS 86 – 59 BOULDERS BOUNDERS, BUNDLERS*, DOUBLERS*, REBOUNDS*, ROUNDELS*, SUBORNED*, UNSOLDER* 115
14 10 4 10 7 6 2 → 677 676
(7 × 10 − 2) × 10 − 4
93 – 66 678
(10 × 10 − 4) × 7 + 6

Best: 677 = (10 + 7) × 4 × 10 − 6 ÷ 2

125
15 AUNTVIOLA 93 – 66 VALUATION 135
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