Episode 5785

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Episode 5785 was broadcast on 7 October 2013, as part of Series 69.

Callum Todd played Chris Allum, with Callum Todd winning 114 – 77. The Dictionary Corner guest was Michaela Strachan, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Callum Todd Score Chris Allum Others Max.
1 YRNSOUELW SLOWER 6 – 6 LONERS ENROLS*, ENSOUL*, LOUSER*, LOWERS, NURSEY*, OWNERS*, ROWELS*, ROWENS*, SORELY*, SOURLY*, SURELY*, WORSEN* 6
2 STFOIRESI FOSTERS 13 – 13 ROSIEST FORESTS, FORTIES*, RESTIOS*, SIFTERS*, SOFTIES*, SORTIES*, STORIES, TRIOSES* 13
3 5 7 9 8 10 3 → 599 599
(9 + 3) × 5 × 10 − (8 − 7)
23 – 13 600


23
TTT GENERANG Gene rang to tell me he had a problem with his leg. GANGRENE
4 PHGEOURPD GROUPED 30 – 20 ROUGHED 30
5 KRDQEAORS DARKER 36 – 26 DARKER ADORERS*, DROSERA* 37
6 50 25 2 10 10 5 → 685 685
50 × 10 + (5 + 2) × 25 + 10
46 – 26


47
7 NLSNIAEMV MANNIES 53 – 33 MENIALS LINESMAN 55
8 MSDOANTUE AMOUNTED 61 – 41 AMOUNTED DEMOUNTS, MUDSTONE*, SEAMOUNT* 63
9 5 6 8 4 6 9 → 755 760
((6 + 4 + 6) × 9 + 8) × 5
68 – 41 760 ☓

RR: 755 = (6 + 8) × 6 × 9 − (5 − 4)

73
TTT GARYPINT Gary's got a pint and he's probably going to have several more. PARTYING
10 HPNIOATNI NATION 74 – 47 NATION ANTIPHON 81
11 XRTTEOENA ORNATE 80 – 53 NATTER EXTRANET* 89
12 BHGIOEFTD BIGOTED 87 – 60 BIGOTED BEDIGHT* 96
13 RPTJAUECG CAPTURE 94 – 67 CAPTURE CAJEPUT* 103
14 75 100 1 10 2 4 → 229 229
(100 + 10 + 4) × 2 + 1
104 – 77 229
(100 + 10 + 4) × 2 + 1


113
15 MILKYCONG MOCKINGLY
(3.75 seconds)
114 – 77 123
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