Episode 5750

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Episode 5750 was broadcast on 14 August 2013, as part of Series 69.

Dylan Taylor played Mike Thompson, with Dylan Taylor winning 124 – 27. The Dictionary Corner guest was Gloria Hunniford, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Taylor's score of 124 is the highest ever achieved without a nine-letter word.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Dylan Taylor Score Mike Thompson Others Max.
1 CTMDEAORN DEMOCRAT 8 – 0 TRANCED NOTECARD*, ROMANCED 8
2 UISRAMTRO ARMOURS 15 – 0 6 ROSARIUM* 16
3 100 3 7 8 9 9 → 406 406
9 − 3 + (8 ÷ (9 − 7) × 100)
25 – 0 404


26
TTT ITRUSTED It rusted away and this was left behind. DETRITUS
4 EOIHLMYPA HEMIOLA 32 – 0 AMPLE MAYPOLE* 33
5 DSNUEDIAW UNAIDED 39 – 0 WIDENS DANDIES*, SWIDDEN*, WADDIES* 40
6 100 50 9 3 8 4 → 371 371
(100 − 8) × 4 + 3
49 – 10 371
3 × 100 + 50 + 9 + 8 + 4


50
7 NSOIEDNZE DONNEES 56 – 10 dezones ☓ DENIZENS 58
8 UGMLTEINC CULTIGEN 64 – 10 MELTING MULCTING* 66
9 100 9 3 10 7 5 → 203 203
(9 − 7) × 100 + 3
74 – 20 203
(9 − 7) × 100 + 3


76
TTT CLEANRAP It might not be a rap, but it's a way of speaking. PARLANCE
10 OPJRAETDG PORTAGED 82 – 20 GROPED 84
11 TSROIEBSU BUSTIERS 90 – 20 BOSSIER 92
12 ORTSHAUFE AUTHORS 97 – 27 FATHERS EARSHOT*, FATOUSH*, FOURTHS*, HOAREST*, SHOUTER* 99
13 IQRSAHEBO BEARISH 104 – 27 BASHER 106
14 100 75 8 2 10 9 → 466 466
10 ÷ 2 × 75 + 100 − 9
114 – 27 469


116
15 BACONTUCK COUNTBACK
(2 seconds)
124 – 27 126
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