Episode 5673

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Episode 5673 was broadcast on 3 April 2013, as part of Series 68.

Jean Wright played Giles Hutchings, with Giles Hutchings winning 129 – 54. The Dictionary Corner guest was Julia Bradbury, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Hutchings' score of 129 is the highest score by a contestant making his first appearance on the show. (It would be equalled by Jamie Ilett-Jones in Episode 5988 in Series 71.)

Rounds

Rnd Selection Jean Wright Score Giles Hutchings Others Max.
1 SBVEAUNTR VAUNTERS 8 – 8 VAUNTERS 8
2 EOIJDTAPG TAPED 8 – 15 GODETIA OPIATED 15
3 75 25 6 6 3 9 → 766 8 – 22 768
(75 − 25) × (9 + 6) + 6 × 3

RR: 766 = (75 ÷ 3 + 6) × 25 − 9

25
TTT CIDERTED Gave out orders and ran a company. DIRECTED
4 EAEOCNTCR CORNET 8 – 30 CAROTENE ACCENTOR*, CONCRETE 33
5 TNQGUAESO tonages ☓ 8 – 37 OUTAGES EQUANTS*, NOUGATS*, ONSTAGE*, OUTSANG*, QUANGOS*, SOUTANE*, TANGOES, TONGUES 40
6 100 2 2 4 7 5 → 572 575 8 – 47 572
(7 × 2 + 100) × 5 + 2


50
7 MYWLEOEIS SMILEY 14 – 53 SEEMLY WOYLIES* 57
8 NUERGAOSR GROANERS 22 – 61 GROANERS 65
9 50 6 2 7 5 8 → 601 601
6 × 2 × 50 + 8 − 7
32 – 71 601
6 × 2 × 50 + 8 − 7


75
TTT VINEFROG They say sorry, so we've done this and moved on. FORGIVEN
10 OISVAANXH VANISH 38 – 77 VANISH ANOXIA*, AVIANS*, AXIONS, HAVANS* 81
11 TSGDNEIOR IGNORED 38 – 85 STODGIER GENITORS*, STRINGED*, TRIGONES* 89
12 KHEIPDAEN HEAPED 44 – 91 HEAPED PINHEAD 96
13 FSLIAERTN FILTERS 44 – 109 INFLATERS 114
14 25 7 5 2 9 3 → 748 748
2 × 3 × 5 × 25 − (9 − 7)
54 – 119 748
(7 × 3 + 9) × 25 − 2


124
15 ORANGYDIP 54 – 129 PARODYING
(1 second)
134
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