Episode 5693

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Episode 5693 was broadcast on 6 May 2013, as part of Series 68.

Eileen Taylor played Jake Elliott, with Eileen Taylor winning 103 – 45. The Dictionary Corner guest was Gyles Brandreth, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Notably, the conundrum was solved by Series 67 contestant Sohail Virdi, after neither contestant buzzed in.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Eileen Taylor Score Jake Elliott Others Max.
1 EAISGRCFP SCRAPIE 7 – 0 praiser ☓ PIGFACES 8
2 RNHGEIUES SEEING 13 – 6 GENIUS GREENISH*, HEURIGEN*, SEIGNEUR*, SHEERING*, USHERING 16
3 75 7 1 8 6 2 → 116 116
6 × 7 − 1 + 75
23 – 6


26
TTT OBOESACK For things that are read, this is usually brown. BOOKCASE
4 NTSRIOACK RATIONS 30 – 6 COINS CANTORIS, CORTINAS* 34
5 EAONVBMSU VENOM 35 – 11 BONUS AMBONES*, BEMOANS, SUNBEAM*, UMBONES* 41
6 100 10 9 1 10 4 → 983 984
10 × 100 − (9 + 1 + 10) + 4
42 – 18 982
100 × 10 − (10 + 9) + 1

RR: 983 = 10 × 100 − ((4 − 1) × 9 − 10)

51
7 AEIYMRSDM MYRIADS 49 – 18 DREAMS MERMAIDS 59
8 TROEOAXSW EXTRAS 55 – 18 WORST OATERS*, ORATES*, OXTERS*, RAWEST*, SERTAO*, STORAX*, TAWERS*, TAXERS*, TOWERS*, WAREST*, WASTER*, WATERS*, WAXERS*, WOOERS* 65
9 75 10 1 10 6 4 → 459 459
6 × 75 + 10 − 1
65 – 28 459
(4 × 10 + 6) × 10 − 1


75
TTT BESORICH You don't need to rich, but you'll need a bit of dough. BRIOCHES
10 FJDGOEARE FORAGED 72 – 28 FEARED 82
11 UIANVNTDO ANOINT 78 – 28 VAIN INDUNA*, NATION* 88
12 TSBLEAUHR BLATHERS 86 – 28 HUSTLER BALUSTER*, HALBERTS* 96
13 EOIPNRTND PORTEND 93 – 35 POINTER INDENTOR* 104
14 100 3 10 3 9 2 → 874 874
9 × 100 − 2 × (3 + 10)
103 – 45 874
9 × 100 − (2 × 10 + 3 + 3)


114
15 TINYPLATE 103 – 45 PATIENTLY 124
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