Episode 5697

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Episode 5697 was broadcast on 20 May 2013, as part of Series 68.

Joe McGonigle played Mark Goldsmith, with Joe McGonigle winning 93 – 67. The Dictionary Corner guest was Janet Street-Porter, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Joe McGonigle Score Mark Goldsmith Others Max.
1 DENITORAZ RATIONED 8 – 8 RATIONED NOTARIZED 18
2 GMIKEOSWN SMOKING 15 – 15 SMOKING MEOWING*, MOWINGS*, SKEWING*, WIGEONS*, WINSOME* 25
3 100 75 4 9 10 4 → 280 280
(75 − (10 − 9 + 4)) × 4
25 – 15 283


35
TTT OUSTEVEN This will help oust even the most troublesome of babies. VENTOUSE
4 GTRIAELRH TRAILER 32 – 22 LIGHTER LITHARGE 43
5 SXTJOUESO JOUSTS 38 – 28 JOUSTS 49
6 100 8 7 4 6 10 → 394 394
4 × 100 − 6
48 – 38 394
4 × 100 − 6


59
7 DAPEQAROD PARADED 55 – 38 PADRE 66
8 LIRFPMEUA filmer ☓ 55 – 45 FLAMIER PLUMERIA* 74
9 75 25 4 7 8 8 → 670 660 55 – 52 671
(8 − 7 + 8) × 75 − 4

RR: 670 = (75 − 8) × (25 − 8 − 7)

84
TTT NEEDDIAL The phone's been cut off and you're up against the clock. DEADLINE
10 SEIDVGONR IGNORED 62 – 52 drovings ☓ RINGDOVES 102
11 NEMUBOLEN NOBLE 67 – 52 BONE NOBLEMEN 110
12 TSUARLBIA tibulas ☓ 67 – 57 BLAST ARBLAST*, AUSTRAL*, BARISTA*, BARTSIA*, BASILAR*, BURIALS*, LARIATS*, RAILBUS*, RITUALS, TABULAR*, TRIBALS 117
13 SORENAYER REASON 73 – 57 SORRY REASONER*, YEARNERS 125
14 75 4 8 10 9 6 → 468 468
6 × 75 + 10 + 8
83 – 67 468
6 × 75 + 10 + 8


135
15 SIFDICENT DISINFECT
(3.25 seconds)
93 – 67 deficient ☓
(3 seconds)
145
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