Episode 5783

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Episode 5783 was broadcast on 3 October 2013, as part of Series 69.

Callum Todd played Ben Hendry, with Callum Todd winning 103 – 74. The Dictionary Corner guest was Michaela Strachan, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Callum Todd Score Ben Hendry Others Max.
1 CRNMAUOAG MANGO 0 – 6 COUGAR ARCANUM*, GUANACO*, ORGANUM* 7
2 TVTGEIENL VETTING 7 – 13 VETTING VIGNETTE 15
3 8 8 10 7 5 2 → 179 179
(8 + 8) × 10 + 7 × 2 + 5
17 – 13 180


25
TTT SCORENOT Are these crowns for people with kind hearts? CORONETS
4 HZSGOAENT HOSTAGE 24 – 13 THONGS ONSTAGE*, TANGOES 32
5 RSNJIUERP INJURES 24 – 21 JUNIPERS INJURERS* 40
6 50 2 8 6 2 9 → 598 598
50 × 2 × 6 − 2
34 – 31 598
6 × 2 × 50 − 2


50
7 TSCLOEIDR COSTLIER 42 – 39 CLOISTER CORTILES 58
8 BSGWOAODE BADGES 48 – 39 dowages ☓ BODEGAS*, GOBDAWS* 65
9 5 10 7 6 2 8 → 705 705
(8 + 2) × 10 × 7 + 5
58 – 49 705
(8 + 2) × 10 × 7 + 5


75
TTT OCTETDON Grasped the thread of the idea, perhaps? COTTONED
10 HMTDIAEQM ADMIT 63 – 54 TIMED DAMMIT*, HAMMED, MAIMED* 81
11 DTBFOIELT BOTTLED 70 – 61 BOTTLED BLOTTED, FLITTED 88
12 DYRMOEIPR PRIMED 76 – 67 PRIMER DOPIER*, DORMER*, MOPERY*, MOPIER*, PERIOD*, PRIORY*, ROMPED*, ROPIER*, YOMPED* 94
13 PLRFEAIDS DESPAIR 83 – 74 DESPAIR FELDSPAR, PREDIALS* 102
14 100 10 8 5 6 9 → 751 751
100 × 8 − (5 × 6 + 10 + 9)
93 – 74 750


112
15 HOLDBOOTS BLOODSHOT
(2.75 seconds)
103 – 74 122
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