Episode 5814

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Episode 5814 was broadcast on 15 November 2013, as part of Series 69.

Simon Whiteley played Mike Botto, with Simon Whiteley winning 83 – 54. The Dictionary Corner guest was Sir Ranulph Fiennes, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Simon Whiteley Score Mike Botto Others Max.
1 OAIRDSMTO RATIOS 6 – 0 STORM DOORMATS 8
2 LAROIOHTP rialto ☓ 6 – 5 PILOT HARLOT*, HIROLA*, HOOPLA, OOLITH*, PATROL*, PORTAL, TAILOR*, THOLOI*, THORIA* 14
3 25 100 75 2 2 10 → 920 920
(100 − (75 ÷ 25 × 2 + 2)) × 10
16 – 5 921


24
TTT GETFIRED Might he get fired for not sitting still? FIDGETER
4 MEZMORPDU ROMPED 22 – 11 ROMPED DUMPER, POURED*, ROUPED* 30
5 OEONGHRPA HANGER 28 – 17 ORANGE HARPOON, OREGANO* 37
6 50 7 9 2 8 9 → 160 28 – 17

RR: 160 = (7 + 9) × (2 + 8)

47
7 EUENGSXGA GAUGES 34 – 23 GUNGES ENGAGES 54
8 IAFOBPREN PROFANE 41 – 23 parofen ☓ PINAFORE* 62
9 50 25 100 2 4 1 → 930 925
(2 × 4 + 1) × 100 + 25
48 – 30 925
(2 × 4 + 1) × 100 + 25

RR: 931 Best: 931 = (100 + 50 + 1) × (4 + 2) + 25

69
TTT LARGEGIN Starts to tell amusing stories after a drink. REGALING
10 SOAIKTCEO COOKIES 55 – 37 COOKIES COOTIES*, OAKIEST*, TACKIES* 76
11 EAOINTLVS ELATION 62 – 37 elations ☓ NOVELIST, TOENAILS*, VIOLATES 84
12 ADEAUCDWD ADDUCED 69 – 37 CAWED 91
13 EIUBMSHRA BUSHIER 76 – 37 ambusher ☓ AUMBRIES* 99
14 100 75 6 9 5 3 → 290 291
(9 − 5) × 75 − (6 + 3)
83 – 44 291
(6 − 3) × 100 − 9

RR: 290 = 3 × 100 − (9 + 6 − 5)

109
15 REDSPOONS 83 – 54 SPONSORED
(24.5 seconds)
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