Episode 5719

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Episode 5719 was broadcast on 26 June 2013, and was the first semi-final of Series 68.

Giles Hutchings played Joe McGonigle, with Giles Hutchings winning 106 – 38. The Dictionary Corner guest was Myleene Klass, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Giles Hutchings Score Joe McGonigle Others Max.
1 SRVIALIOA RAVIOLI 7 – 0 RIVALS SOLARIA*, VARIOLA* 7
2 MTPEENIAO PTOMAINE 15 – 0 TAMPON 15
3 75 3 5 9 7 4 → 852 852
(75 − 4) × (9 + 3)
25 – 0 849


25
TTT INSERTLP It's nothing to do with an album, it's about the group. SPLINTER
4 FECITORIS FORTIES 32 – 0 STRIFE ORIFICES 33
5 DTNUGEOJX TONGUED 39 – 7 TONGUED 40
6 75 4 10 3 3 6 → 108 108
3 × 10 + 75 + 3
49 – 17 108
4 × 3 × (6 + 3)


50
7 TRCHIEUNO NEUROTIC 57 – 17 CHUNTER NOTCHIER*, TOUCHIER, UNHEROIC* 58
8 WESULITAR RITUALS 64 – 24 SALTIER LAWSUIT*, LUSTIER*, REALIST*, RETAILS*, SALTIRE*, SALUTER*, TULWARS*, WAILERS, WAITERS*, WARIEST*, WASTREL* 65
9 25 10 5 4 9 6 → 869 870
9 × 4 × 25 − 5 × 6
71 – 24 866

RR: 869 = (5 × 9 − 10) × 25 − 6

75
TTT RIPTIDES A lively performance given by a ghost, perhaps? SPIRITED
10 BNGEANSOD DOGBANES 79 – 24 BANGED NOSEBAND* 83
11 KLSYAOINR NOSILY 85 – 30 SLINKY RYOKANS*, SARKILY*, SNAKILY* 90
12 FEMEGAMOP APOGEE 91 – 30 MOPE GEMMAE* 96
13 RDNUGILAE READING 91 – 38 INDULGER DRAGLINE 104
14 25 9 2 10 1 6 → 945 951
(25 − 1) × (6 − 2) × 10 − 9
96 – 38

RR: 945 = ((2 + 6) × 10 + 25) × 9

114
15 TINYBEING BENIGNITY
(2.25 seconds)
106 – 38 124
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