Episode 5740

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Episode 5740 was broadcast on 25 July 2013, as part of Series 69.

Zarte Siempre played Ian Talbot, with Zarte Siempre winning 114 – 34. The Dictionary Corner guest was Jon Culshaw, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Zarte Siempre Score Ian Talbot Others Max.
1 NPCDIOARE CANOPIED 8 – 0 PONDER APOCRINE*, CAPONIER*, ENDOCARP*, PROCAINE 8
2 KDNUAERHB DARKEN 8 – 7 UNHEARD HAUBERK*, UNBAKED* 15
3 50 75 100 6 8 9 → 286 284
50 × 6 − (100 − 75) + 9
15 – 7 283

Best: 286 = (50 − 6) × 8 − 75 + 9

25
TTT GELOROIL It has a certain ring to it, overhead. GLORIOLE
4 SHGIOYEIR HOSIERY 22 – 7 GOSH GREYISH*, OGREISH 32
5 TGXTOEAPC POTTAGE 29 – 14 COTTAGE 39
6 50 4 10 3 5 7 → 232 232
(50 + 5 + 3) × 4
39 – 24 232
4 × 50 + 3 × 10 + 7 − 5


49
7 DTMRIOEUN ROUTINED 47 – 24 UNITED RUDIMENT 57
8 STMAEONGE MAGNETOS 55 – 24 MEANEST GEMSTONE, MEGATONS*, MONTAGES 65
9 75 25 1 8 4 2 → 317 317
75 × 4 + 25 − 8
65 – 34 317
75 × 4 + 25 − 8


75
TTT HAVEAWET You shouldn't have a wet day in the middle of this. HEATWAVE
10 ROPGEOSIT ISOTOPE 72 – 34 STOOP GOOPIEST*, TROOPIES* 83
11 SVNAEOSDE SEASONED 80 – 34 VENDS 91
12 MLRAIETNL TERMINAL 88 – 34 LITERAL TRAMLINE 99
13 NTSPAIUHM THUMPS 94 – 34 HUMANIST 107
14 4 10 6 9 10 5 → 158 158
10 × 10 + 9 × 6 + 4
104 – 34 160


117
15 IANTALBOT BATTALION
(17.5 seconds)
114 – 34 127
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