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Episode 5828

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Episode 5828 was broadcast on 5 December 2013, as part of Series 69.

Bea Hill played Rod Chatfield, with Rod Chatfield winning 90 – 80, after a tie-break conundrum. The Dictionary Corner guest was Gyles Brandreth, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Bea Hill Score Rod Chatfield Others Max.
1 THUEPGSIX HUGEST 6 – 0 GUEST EIGHTS* 6
2 RKOSDESRI DORKIER 13 – 0 sorried ☓ DROSSIER 14
3 100 25 8 9 3 4 → 125 125
100 + 25
23 – 10 125
100 + 25


24
TTT GREYNAIL Putting down the carpet and passing on the info. RELAYING
4 LTROEUSBN BOLSTER 30 – 17 BLUSTER TROUBLES*, TURNSOLE 32
5 HLTAOERLN TALLER 30 – 24 LOATHER ALTHORN*, ANOTHER, ENTHRAL*, ETHANOL*, LLANERO*, RATHOLE*, REALLOT* 39
6 25 8 10 2 7 9 → 216 216
(25 + 2) × 8
40 – 34 216
9 × 25 − 7 − 2


49
7 GBTIORAMD MORBID 46 – 34 BROAD DIRTBAG 56
8 CNCPOEEGM PONCE 51 – 39 PONCE CONGEE, GENOME, PONGEE 62
9 50 100 3 4 10 1 → 786 51 – 39 767

RR: 786 = (50 − 1) × (10 + 4) + 100

72
TTT VILEEDAM The Edam might be vile if it's hundreds of years old. MEDIEVAL
10 TDFIEWNAE FAINTED 58 – 46 FAINTED DEFIANT, FEINTED* 79
11 MQVRIAOSY SAVORY 64 – 46 IVORY MAYORS*, MORAYS 85
12 RVPAIJSEI PRAISE 70 – 52 PRAISE PARVISE*, PRIVIES* 92
13 TRNAUESSN TEARS 70 – 60 SAUNTERS STUNNERS 100
14 100 10 9 10 1 2 → 510 510
10 ÷ 2 × 100 + 10
80 – 70 510
100 ÷ 2 × 10 + 10


110
15 CLEFTDEER 80 – 80 REFLECTED
(4.5 seconds)
120
TB GAINCROFT 80 – 90 FACTORING
(18.5 seconds)
120
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