Episode 5705

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Episode 5705 was broadcast on 30 May 2013, as part of Series 68.

Stuart Scholes played Chris Ball, with Chris Ball winning 88 – 58. The Dictionary Corner guest was Jo Brand, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Stuart Scholes Score Chris Ball Others Max.
1 IAOTDLGEI GODETIA 7 – 7 GLOATED DIGITAL*, LIGATED* 7
2 TMKAEUHRO MOTHER 13 – 13 MARKET MOUTHER*, MUKHTAR* 14
3 75 7 3 2 5 9 → 732 732
(3 + 7) × 75 − 9 × 2
23 – 23 732
(3 + 7) × 75 − 9 × 2


24
TTT SONOFHIM Might you catch one of these on the Sea of Tranquility? MOONFISH
4 NGEINSUBP BUNNIES 30 – 23 BEINGS PENGUINS* 32
5 EOISJNAST JOINTS 30 – 30 NOSIEST ATONIES*, ENTASIS*, NASTIES, SESTINA*, SOSATIE*, TAJINES*, TANSIES*, TISANES* 39
6 25 4 6 7 5 9 → 465 463
(4 + 6 + 9) × 25 − (7 + 5)
37 – 30 465 ☓

RR: 465 = (6 + 7 + 9) × 5 × 4 + 25

49
7 CNEOUMGNA OUNCE 37 – 36 ACUMEN NOUMENA* 56
8 RZEAPMIAD impared ☓ 37 – 42 PRIZED DIAZEPAM 64
9 75 10 7 2 8 6 → 845 844
(75 + 10) × (8 + 2) − 6
44 – 49 844
(75 + 8 + 2) × 10 − 6

RR: 845 = ((8 + 7) × 6 + 2) × 10 − 75

74
TTT REALNUTS Impartiality is their middle name. NEUTRALS
10 TVOEDSIRN STOVED 44 – 56 INVERTS INVESTOR 82
11 XCTAOERRU REACTOR 51 – 63 CREATOR CURATOR*, EXACTOR*, OUTRACE 89
12 BSOETLAOG STABLE 51 – 71 BOOTLEGS 97
13 IEERFTAEH HEFTIER 58 – 78 FEATHER 104
14 50 4 3 2 1 5 → 773 773 ☓ 58 – 78

RR: 773 = (50 + 1) × 5 × 3 + 2 × 4

114
15 IBITEWHAT 58 – 88 WHITEBAIT
(2.25 seconds)
124
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