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Episode 5777

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Episode 5777 was broadcast on 25 September 2013, as part of Series 69.

Taz Bhuta played Ritch Greenwood, with Ritch Greenwood winning 70 – 56. The Dictionary Corner guest was Katherine Grainger, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Taz Bhuta Score Ritch Greenwood Others Max.
1 JLGOIGAHI HAIL 4 – 4 GOAL GILGAI*, LOGGIA 6
2 DRSCEIOHA CHAIRED 11 – 4 coarsed ☓ IDOCRASE*, RACHIDES 14
3 50 4 8 1 10 7 → 962 961
(10 + 1 + 8) × 50 + 7 + 4
18 – 4

RR: 962 = ((10 + 1) × 8 + 50) × 7 − 4

24
TTT SAMTUTOR Sam the tutor can easily get the better of his pupils. OUTSMART
4 NDPSIEAFZ PAINED 24 – 10 PAINED AZIDES*, AZINES*, FIENDS, SNIPED*, SPINED, ZAIDES*, ZANIES* 30
5 SWTEIALMU MAILS 24 – 16 METALS SIMULATE 38
6 3 8 6 4 4 10 → 800 800
(6 + 4) × 8 × 10
34 – 26 800
(6 + 4) × 10 × 8


48
7 PLBMEAIPO AMPLE 39 – 26 bleap ☓ APLOMB*, EMBOLI*, IMPALE*, LIPOMA*, MOBILE, OBELIA*, PIMPLE* 54
8 TMYGAOTAO GOATY 39 – 32 TOMATO OOGAMY* 60
9 75 1 9 3 7 6 → 872 39 – 39 873
(7 + 6 − 1) × 75 − 9 × 3

RR: 871/873 Best: 872 = (75 × 3 − 7) × (9 − 6 + 1)

70
TTT RIPAVEST If you have a wardrobe malfunction, these might end up on parade. PRIVATES
10 DNDTEAUQR DANDER 39 – 46 DAUNTED NATURED*, UNDATED*, UNRATED 77
11 LSTEOEXHN HONEST 45 – 52 HONEST EXTOLS*, HELOTS*, HEXOSE*, HOSTEL, HOTELS*, LENTOS*, LEONES*, NESTLE*, SEXTON*, STOLEN, TELSON*, THOLES* 83
12 TRSFOUOIS FROSTS 51 – 58 FRUITS FURIOSO*, RIOTOUS, SOFRITO*, SUITORS* 90
13 NRGVEOENM GREEN 56 – 63 VERGE ENVENOM*, OVERMEN 97
14 5 4 9 8 3 5 → 885 56 – 70 884
(4 × 8 + 3) × 5 × 5 + 9

RR: 885 = (5 × 4 × 9 − 3) × 5

107
15 TINGLEHER 56 – 70 LENGTHIER 117
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