Episode 5712

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Episode 5712 was broadcast on 11 June 2013, as part of Series 68.

Glen Webb played Martin Wilsdon, with Glen Webb winning 141 – 49. The Dictionary Corner guest was Dan Snow, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Webb's score of 141 is both the highest score in a heat game, and the highest ever achieved in the "new" 15-round format. It is also the third-highest score of all time.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Glen Webb Score Martin Wilsdon Others Max.
1 NDPKEOESW SPOKEN 6 – 6 SPOKEN SPONDEE 7
2 CSRINAELO LONICERAS 24 – 6 LANCERS CENSORIAL 25
3 100 7 1 6 2 7 → 140 140
7 × 6 − 2 + 100
34 – 16 140
7 × 7 − 6 − 2 − 1 + 100


35
TTT STUNKRED Stunk of red wine, because he was this. DRUNKEST
4 FNSRUEIEH REFINES 41 – 23 FURNISH FRESHEN, FRESHIE*, HEIFERS*, HENRIES*, INFUSER*, INHERES* 42
5 TDGNOEARO DRAGOON 48 – 23 ORATED DRAGONET, RATOONED* 50
6 25 75 10 1 5 10 → 751 751
75 × 10 + 1
58 – 33 751
75 × 10 + 1


60
7 YMHQUEESR RESUME 64 – 39 QUEERS HERESY*, MUSHER, RHEMES*, RHEUMY*, RHYMES*, SHMEER* 66
8 BAGEDSOTA SABOTAGED 82 – 39 seated ☓ 84
9 100 5 6 8 1 9 → 528 528
(100 + 6) × 5 − (9 − 8 + 1)
92 – 49 528
(100 + 6) × 5 − (9 − 8 + 1)


94
TTT MICECOST Mice have often paid the cost of this industry's research. COSMETIC
10 NUTPIMARE RUMINATE 100 – 49 PRIMATE 102
11 LSZFIEOUG FOGIES 106 – 49 FILES SOLIFUGE 110
12 DINETERAX RETAINED 114 – 49 TIRADE DETAINER* 118
13 TRMNAOIEJ MINARET 121 – 49 TRAIN AMNIOTE*, JANITOR*, JOINTER*, MERANTI*, MORAINE*, RAIMENT*, ROMAINE* 125
14 100 50 3 10 5 1 → 556 556
100 × 5 + 50 + 10 − 3 − 1
131 – 49 551


135
15 OILCONSUL COLLUSION
(1.5 seconds)
141 – 49 145
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