Episode 5709

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Episode 5709 was broadcast on 6 June 2013, as part of Series 68.

Glen Webb played Mike Bailey, with Glen Webb winning 91 – 58. The Dictionary Corner guest was Helen Skelton, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Glen Webb Score Mike Bailey Others Max.
1 DSNGIEOLM goldmines ☓ 0 – 8 SIDELONG SINGLEDOM* 18
2 HSDEUBTOR BOTHERS 7 – 8 debutors ☓ DOUBTERS*, OBTRUDES, REDOUBTS* 26
3 75 8 10 5 3 7 → 145 145
10 × 7 + 75
17 – 18 145
(10 − 8) × 75 − 5


36
TTT STINGRIG Telephone the unpleasant people about the currency RINGGITS
4 NIEGCTAPB BEATING 24 – 25 BEATING CABINET*, PICANTE* 43
5 SNRGEOIHZ HORSING 31 – 32 SHORING IGNORES*, INSHORE*, OGREISH*, REGIONS, SHOEING*, ZEROING*, ZINGERS 50
6 25 4 10 10 3 1 → 732 731
(10 × 3 − 1) × 25 + 10 − 4
38 – 32 739

RR: 732 = (25 × 10 − (10 − 4)) × 3

60
7 TNKSEOAWF TOKENS 44 – 38 TOKENS ATONES*, AWOKEN*, FAKEST*, FASTEN, KOFTAS*, SOFTEN*, TWEAKS*, TWONKS*, WAKENS* 66
8 CDYIENRIA CYANIDE 51 – 38 candier ☓ ACRIDINE 74
9 100 6 1 9 10 2 → 350 350
100 ÷ 2 × (6 + 1)
61 – 38


84
TTT BEESTOOL It used to be valid, but it's not anymore. OBSOLETE
10 LDSEOAPNU NODULES 68 – 38 POUNDS POUNDALS* 92
11 TJLSOEIRF TREFOILS 76 – 38 jostlier ☓ FRIJOLES*, JETFOILS* 100
12 EIMTRAUQN ANTIQUE 83 – 38 untame ☓ QUAINTER, RUMINATE* 108
13 DPVMOEIRG IMPROVED 91 – 38 PODGIER 116
14 100 50 4 5 7 9 → 381 380 91 – 48 381
4 × 100 − (50 ÷ 5 + 9)


126
15 FRIEATUCK 91 – 58 FRUITCAKE
(29.5 seconds)
136
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