Episode 5678

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Episode 5678 was broadcast on 12 April 2013, as part of Series 68.

Giles Hutchings played Alan Flanagan, with Giles Hutchings winning 130 – 82. The Dictionary Corner guest was Richard Madeley, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Giles Hutchings Score Alan Flanagan Others Max.
1 RSGAEVGWA SWAGGER 7 – 7 RAVAGES GARAGES 7
2 SNDUEAHRT THUNDERS 15 – 7 SHUNTED UNTHREADS 25
3 50 5 9 8 3 8 → 788 788
(8 + 8) × 50 − (9 + 3)
25 – 17 788
(8 + 8) × 50 − (9 + 3)


35
TTT BITDENSE He's a bit dense, but very flexible. BENDIEST
4 LNIEAYFMZ FAMINE 31 – 23 MAINLY FEMINAL*, INFLAME 42
5 UETSTIDDX STUDIED 38 – 30 STUDIED 49
6 100 6 4 7 1 8 → 922 922
(100 − 7) × (6 + 4) − 8
48 – 40 922
(8 + 1) × 100 + 4 × 7 − 6


59
7 DBEORGEAM EMBARGOED 66 – 58 EMBARGOED 77
8 RNLOAOTVE ORTOLAN 73 – 58 ORNATE LEVATOR*, VENTRAL*, VERONAL* 84
9 75 9 4 4 8 5 → 342 342
(75 − 4) × 5 − 9 − 4
83 – 68 342
(75 + 8) × 4 + 5 − 4 + 9


94
TTT TOEFROST Cold toes? This will get them more comfortable. FOOTREST
10 MTDIOESDP MODISTE 90 – 75 DEPOSIT DESMOID*, DOPIEST*, IMPOSED, MOPIEST*, POSITED*, STOMPED*, STOMPIE*, TODDIES, TOPSIDE 101
11 OEISMNLOR SIMOLEON 98 – 75 moorlines ☓ IONOMERS, MOONRISE* 109
12 NSKEIANCR SKINCARE 106 – 75 SCANNER CRANNIES 117
13 STEAJROTE ROTATES 113 – 82 ROTATES ESTREAT*, JOTTERS, RESTATE*, ROSEATE*, ROSETTE*, TETROSE*, TOASTER 124
14 9 8 6 4 6 4 → 806 809
(4 + 6) × (4 + 6) × 8 + 9
120 – 82 820

RR: 804/808 Best: 806 = ((8 + 6) × 4 + 6) × (9 + 4)

134
15 UNBLATTER TURNTABLE
(1.5 seconds)
130 – 82 144
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