Episode 5779

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Episode 5779 was broadcast on 27 September 2013, as part of Series 69.

Ritch Greenwood played Callum Todd, with Callum Todd winning 70 – 58. The Dictionary Corner guest was Katherine Grainger, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Ritch Greenwood Score Callum Todd Others Max.
1 DHRKUEIFP PUKIER 6 – 0 HIKER DUIKER* 6
2 CSDAEAGEL CEASED 12 – 6 EAGLES ESCALADE 14
3 25 75 2 6 4 8 → 483 482 12 – 16 483
75 × 6 + 25 + 8


24
TTT SWORDFAR Passes the email onto the strikers, perhaps? FORWARDS
4 RVLNUIEDR LIVER 12 – 22 RUINED NURDIER*, UNLIVED 31
5 SBTYAEOBH SHABBY 18 – 28 ABBOTS BOBSTAY 38
6 3 6 3 10 9 1 → 707 720 18 – 28

RR: 706/708 Best: 707 = ((9 + 3) × 6 − 1) × 10 − 3

48
7 RMFZIAOTE FORMATE 25 – 28 formatize ☓ AMORTIZE*, ATOMIZER 56
8 SNPNOEOTG SPOON 25 – 34 TONNES GENTOOS 63
9 4 10 5 2 7 10 → 889 891
(7 + 2) × 10 × 10 − 5 − 4
32 – 41 891
(4 + 5) × 10 × 10 − 7 − 2

RR: 889 = (10 × 10 − 2) × (4 + 5) + 7

73
TTT OFTENRUE Parents often rue the behaviour of someone this young. FOURTEEN
10 WSNSAIEVN SWAINS 38 – 47 INSANE WAVINESS 81
11 TCPNOIAGI CAPTION 45 – 47 PACING OPIATING*, OPTICIAN 89
12 MSNJEIOEN MONIES 51 – 53 MONIES NOMINEES 97
13 RTQSGOAEL GAOLERS 58 – 60 STORAGE GLOATERS*, LEGATORS 105
14 1 9 2 9 10 6 → 638 639 58 – 70 638
(10 + 2) × 9 × 6 − 9 − 1


115
15 WINELOVER 58 – 70 WOLVERINE 125
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