Episode 5707

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Episode 5707 was broadcast on 4 June 2013, as part of Series 68.

Chris Ball played Vicky Greaves, with Chris Ball winning 84 – 57. The Dictionary Corner guest was Helen Skelton, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Chris Ball Score Vicky Greaves Others Max.
1 GSVEUENRO GOVERNS 7 – 7 NERVOUS GENEROUS 8
2 LSDLEAITO DOLLIES 7 – 15 ISOLATED DIASTOLE*, SODALITE* 16
3 25 4 6 9 5 10 → 187 7 – 15

RR: 187 = (10 ÷ 5 + 6) × 25 − (9 + 4)

26
TTT UNITEAIM Getting down to the very smallest of details. MINUTIAE
4 VSFYUOEPA PAVES 12 – 20 POSEY FAVES*, FOVEA*, OFAYS*, OUPAS*, PASEO*, PAUSE, PEAVY*, POESY*, POUFS*, POUFY*, SAVOY*, SEPOY*, SOAPY, SOUPY, SUAVE*, UVEAS*, YOUSE* 31
5 NSREIUMSA INSURES 19 – 27 MARINES ANEURISMS 49
6 75 5 7 5 1 6 → 298 298
(5 − 1) × 75 − (7 − 5)
29 – 37 298
(5 − 1) × 75 − (7 − 5)


59
7 KNRIEATDN TRAINED 36 – 37 drinker ☓ DARKNET*, DETRAIN*, ENTRAIN*, KERATIN, TRANKED*, TRANNIE* 66
8 GCEOTXIAN EXACTING 44 – 37 EXOTICA EXACTION* 74
9 25 9 3 8 6 5 → 657 656
25 × 3 × 9 − (5 + 6 + 8)
51 – 37

RR: 657 = (8 × 6 + 25) × 9

84
TTT THESCREW It's not a nice word, but neither are these. WRETCHES
10 HDSREIOBE BODIES 57 – 43 BRIDES HEROISED* 92
11 DWGIAONMS WADING 63 – 43 saming ☓ AGONISM*, DAIMONS*, DOMAINS*, DOWSING, GANOIDS*, MADISON*, MOWINGS* 99
12 JSRNIEORM JOINERS 70 – 50 REJOINS IRONERS*, MERINOS 106
13 TRGUEICPF PICTURE 77 – 57 PICTURE CUPRITE* 113
14 50 100 25 75 8 1 → 978 977
(1 + 8) × 100 + 75 + 50 ÷ 25
84 – 57 976


120
15 HURRICANE 84 – 57 RAUNCHIER 130
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