Episode 5703

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Episode 5703 was broadcast on 28 May 2013, as part of Series 68.

Stuart Scholes played David Lockett, with Stuart Scholes winning 78 – 73. The Dictionary Corner guest was Jo Brand, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Stuart Scholes Score David Lockett Others Max.
1 OMHERGAEM HAMMER 6 – 6 MEAGRE GAMMER*, GEMMAE*, GHERAO*, GRAMME*, HOMAGE*, MEGOHM*, REHOME* 6
2 SMEORZPEK SPOKE 6 – 12 POKERS KERMES*, MOPERS, PEEKOS, PREZES*, PROEMS*, REPOSE*, SEMPRE*, SMOKER*, ZEROES* 12
3 25 10 7 1 9 7 → 295 298
((10 + 1) × 25) + 7 + 7 + 9
13 – 19 298
25 × 10 + 7 × 7 − 1

RR: 295 = (25 − 1) × (9 − 7 + 10) + 7

22
TTT GUNCRISP Making the Xmas tree look tidy, perhaps? SPRUCING
4 IOTDEAURT DOTTIER 20 – 26 DOTTIER ATTIRED*, AUDITOR*, OUTDATE*, OUTRIDE*, ROTATED*, TUTORED* 29
5 XENSRIOJU JOINERS 27 – 33 JOINERS INJURES, JUNIORS, REJOINS* 36
6 25 5 8 1 2 6 → 617 27 – 38 611
(2 + 1) × 8 × 25 + 6 + 5

RR: 617 = (6 − 1) × 5 × 25 − 8

46
7 EALSNOEDR REASONED 35 – 38 8 OLEANDERS* 64
8 HNAREIGUF FINGER 35 – 45 HEARING FEARING, FIGURAE*, GUNFIRE, NURAGHE*, NURAGHI*, REFUGIA* 71
9 100 50 1 7 6 1 → 781 785
(6 − 1 + 100) × 7 + 50
42 – 45

Best: 780 = (100 + 50 + 6) × (7 − 1 − 1)

78
TTT SOULRACE The horses on this race forever, but there's never a winner. CAROUSEL
10 TSOIECLBA OBSTACLE 50 – 45 CABLES BASILECT*, BIOCLAST*, ICEBOATS*, SOCIABLE, SOCIETAL* 86
11 OESVDILAQ SLAVED 56 – 51 DEVILS ADVISE*, AISLED*, AVOIDS*, DEASIL*, DEISAL*, EIDOLA*, IDEALS*, LADIES, LOAVES*, OLDIES, OLIVES*, SAILED*, SALVED*, SOILED, SOLVED*, VADOSE*, VAILED*, VALISE*, VIDEOS*, VIOLAS* 92
12 EISDREWAN SANDIER 63 – 58 WANDERS ANSWERED, ARSENIDE*, NEARSIDE*, WIDENERS* 100
13 IOYRFAPME FRAME 68 – 63 FORAY EMPORIA*, FOAMIER* 107
14 100 7 9 5 2 10 → 762 762
(100 + 9) × 7 − (10 ÷ 5) ÷ 2
78 – 73 762
(100 + 9) × 7 − (2 × 5) ÷ 10


117
15 DROPSEVEN 78 – 73 OVERSPEND 127
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