Episode 5665

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Episode 5665 was broadcast on 22 March 2013, as part of Series 68.

Andy Platt played Carl Anderson, with Andy Platt winning 109 – 7. The Dictionary Corner guest was Jon Culshaw, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Anderson's score of 7 is the joint lowest in the history of the "original" 15 round format.

This was also the last show to be played under the old 15 round format; the new format would be introduced in the following Monday's episode.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Andy Platt Score Carl Anderson Others Max.
1 NRCLAIEFO LONICERA 8 – 0 FLARE FALCONER, FLORICAN* 8
2 BTNCMSUEA STAMEN 14 – 0 AMUSE BATSMEN*, NUMBATS*, NUMBEST*, NUTCASE, SANCTUM*, SUNBEAM* 15
3 WNSVIEADT INVADES 21 – 7 STAINED DEVIANTS 23
4 QNPRDNUEO UNROPED 28 – 7 PRUNE POUNDER 30
5 25 100 50 75 2 7 → 520 520
75 × 7 − (100 + 25) × 2 ÷ 50
38 – 7 525


40
TTT RAINHARD It sounds like two boys' names, but it's one old woman. HARRIDAN
6 VRSLWGAEE REGALES 45 – 7 WAGERS GALERES*, GRAVELS*, GREAVES*, LEAVERS*, REVEALS, SELVAGE*, SEVERAL*, VERGLAS*, WEAVERS 47
7 SPRDOEIAC IDOCRASE 53 – 7 SPARED DIASPORE*, PARODIES, PERCOIDS*, PICADORS*, SPORADIC 55
8 SZTTHUGOA TAUTOGS 60 – 7 GOATS 62
9 PSYTIEANX PANTIES 67 – 7 stains ☓ ANXIETY, EPITAXY*, SAPIENT* 69
10 50 100 25 75 4 7 → 905 906
(7 − 4) × (100 × 75 + 50) ÷ 25
74 – 7 854

Best: 904 = (25 − 7) × 50 + 4

76
TTT DADWHINE Dad will definitely whine if he has to cycle into this. HEADWIND
11 RRFLEIORE LOERIE 80 – 7 rifler ☓ RELIEF* 82
12 RGLMKRUAI MURAL 85 – 7 GRAM GLAIR*, GRAIL, GULAR*, KARRI*, KAURI*, MALIK*, MARRI*, MIAUL*, MULGA*, MURRI*, RAULI*, RURAL*, UGALI*, UMIAK*, URIAL* 87
13 BMDNAEOPT BOATMEN 92 – 7 BATON TAMPONED 95
14 50 75 25 100 7 4 → 666 667
(100 − 4) × 7 − (50 + 75) ÷ 25
99 – 7

RR: 666 = (75 + 4) × 100 ÷ 25 + 7 × 50

105
15 EUNOCHSID CUSHIONED
(3 seconds)
109 – 7 115
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