Episode 5683

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Episode 5683 was broadcast on 19 April 2013, as part of Series 68.

John Gardner played Jill Hayward, with Jill Hayward winning 85 – 54. The Dictionary Corner guest was Paul Zenon, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection John Gardner Score Jill Hayward Others Max.
1 CNMSOEAEN CANOES 6 – 6 SEAMEN ANEMONES* 8
2 LRTNOUESA ROUTES 6 – 13 NEUTRAL NEUTRALS, TURNSOLE 16
3 100 9 9 10 1 6 → 626 627 ☓ 6 – 20 627
100 × 6 + 9 + 9 + 10 − 1

RR: 626 = (9 − 1) × 9 × 10 − 100 + 6

26
TTT ARCBASIS This plant sounds like it's a bit skint. BRASSICA
4 NLNRIOEVA LOANER 6 – 27 AILERON OVERLAIN 34
5 RSNXIOISU RUNS 6 – 32 IRONS ROSINS* 40
6 75 4 8 2 10 3 → 482 482
3 × 2 × 75 + 4 × 8
16 – 42 482
3 × 2 × 75 + 4 × 8


50
7 KTDQAOERA TAKER 21 – 42 karted ☓ KARATE, ORATED* 56
8 BFVPGIEOT BEFIT 26 – 47 BIGOT BEFOG*, BEGOT*, BOGIE*, BOITE*, OGIVE*, PIVOT 61
9 50 10 4 2 1 7 → 844 845 ☓ 26 – 47

RR: 844 = (10 + 7) × 50 − 4 − 2

71
TTT FIRCONES Fir cones come from these sort of trees. CONIFERS
10 RTHSIAIOR RATIOS 32 – 53 RATIOS AORIST, ARISTO*, ROSTRA*, SATORI*, SIRRAH*, THORIA* 77
11 SHGSAEIYA SHAGS 37 – 58 SIGHS ASSEGAI, GEISHAS 84
12 TNDFIOECA factioned ☓ 37 – 58 factioned ☓ ACTIONED, CATENOID* 92
13 SNMROEASO MAROONS 44 – 65 MOANERS MASOORS*, NOSEMAS*, OARSMEN, RAMSONS*, RANSOMS*, REASONS*, SERMONS 99
14 50 10 4 6 10 1 → 144 144
(4 − 1) × 50 − 6
54 – 75 144
10 × 10 + 50 − 6


109
15 DARINGHEN 54 – 85 HARDENING
(2 seconds)
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