Episode 5781

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Episode 5781 was broadcast on 1 October 2013, as part of Series 69.

Callum Todd played John Blaker, with Callum Todd winning 79 – 55. The Dictionary Corner guest was Katherine Grainger, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Callum Todd Score John Blaker Others Max.
1 LRDTEOELT LETTER 0 – 7 TROLLED DOTTEREL* 8
2 PRGAINHOU POURING 7 – 14 HARPING NURAGHI*, PORANGI*, ROUPING* 15
3 6 3 1 5 1 6 → 879 7 – 14 900

Best: 864 = 6 × 6 × (5 + 1) × (3 + 1)

15
TTT EMBARKED She embarked on a mission to tidy everyone's rooms. BEDMAKER
4 TDAVGEOPU upvoted ☓ 7 – 20 POTAGE DEVOUT*, DOTAGE*, OUTAGE*, POUTED*, UPDATE, VOGUED 21
5 CSREOAKMW SCREAM 7 – 27 MOCKERS CASEWORK 29
6 25 5 7 1 5 9 → 842 842
(5 × 5 + 9) × 25 − 7 − 1
17 – 27 841


39
7 SRSIEQALR SERIALS 24 – 27 RAILS AIRLESS, ARRISES*, RAILERS, RAISERS*, RASSLER*, SAILERS*, SIERRAS* 46
8 NMNIESAEN NANNIES 31 – 27 MINES MANNIES, MEANIES*, NEMESIA* 53
9 3 10 4 8 9 2 → 792 792
(4 − 3 + 10) × 9 × 8
41 – 37 792
(9 × 8 + 4 + 3) × 10 + 2


63
TTT ENDCRAZE Was crazy about the new piece of furniture. CREDENZA
10 BCGIERDIR BRIDGE 47 – 37 bridger ☓ BIRDER*, BIRDIE, BRIDIE*, DICIER*, GIRDER*, GRICER* 69
11 BJTSEIETN JETTIES 54 – 37 STENT BENTEST*, NETTIES* 76
12 PMHIAXOET TEMPO 59 – 37 HOAX APOTHEM, MIXTAPE* 83
13 DSFLOUERN FOUNDERS 59 – 55 FLOUNDERS 101
14 100 6 5 5 7 2 → 182 182
(6 + 5) × 7 + 5 + 100
69 – 55 181


111
15 DENIMRIPT IMPRINTED
(1 second)
79 – 55 121
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