Episode 5708

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Episode 5708 was broadcast on 5 June 2013, as part of Series 68.

Chris Ball played Glen Webb, with Glen Webb winning 125 – 91. The Dictionary Corner guest was Helen Skelton, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Chris Ball Score Glen Webb Others Max.
1 DTQOAISME MOIST 0 – 8 ATOMISED 8
2 RNTLIAOSE RELATIONS 18 – 26 RELATIONS ORIENTALS, TENSORIAL 26
3 50 2 3 8 9 1 → 792 792
(9 − 1) × 2 × 50 − 8
28 – 36 792
(9 − 1) × 2 × 50 − 8


36
TTT TURNDIRE Things can turn dire if you find one of these at home. INTRUDER
4 ZPNBAUODA ABOUND 34 – 42 ABOUND 42
5 STROEALMR ROASTER 34 – 50 REALTORS REARMOST*, RELATORS*, ROTAMERS 50
6 25 1 6 10 7 1 → 549 549
(10 + 6 + 7 − 1) × 25 − 1
44 – 60 549
(10 + 6 + 7 − 1) × 25 − 1


60
7 HNSIUAKTE HANKIES 44 – 68 HUNKIEST 68
8 RNVGOEINS GOVERNS 51 – 68 oversing ☓ VIGNERONS* 86
9 75 9 4 10 2 10 → 738 738
75 × 10 − 10 − 2
61 – 78 738
75 × 10 − 10 − 2


96
TTT PRAYLESS It sounds like the herb is spread a bit thin. SPARSELY
10 LPFSEOAJR LOAFERS 68 – 85 PAROLES FELSPAR*, REPOSAL* 103
11 TDSEEURXN TURNED 68 – 92 TENDERS DENTURES*, EXTRUDES, SEDERUNT*, UNRESTED* 111
12 MRVTEIAPG PRIVATE 75 – 99 VAMPIRE EPIGRAM*, MIGRATE*, PRIMATE, RAGTIME*, VAMPIER*, VIRGATE 118
13 RYFEOACDW FRAYED 81 – 105 FORCED COWARDY, FEODARY*, FORAYED 125
14 25 8 9 10 4 3 → 481 481
(10 + 9) × 25 + 8 ÷ 4 × 3
91 – 115 481
(8 × 3 − 4) × 25 − 10 − 9


135
15 LARDNMASH 91 – 125 MARSHLAND
(28.5 seconds)
145
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