Episode 5843

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Episode 5843 was broadcast on 9 January 2014, as part of Series 70.

Bobby Banerjee played John Godwin, with Bobby Banerjee winning 92 – 36. The Dictionary Corner guest was John Inverdale, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Bobby Banerjee Score John Godwin Others Max.
1 SFZEJOEUS FUSES 5 – 5 FUSES FUSEES* 6
2 MSIUANHEN shamen ☓ 5 – 12 MANNISH HUMANISE, INHUMANE* 14
3 50 9 5 2 10 3 → 381 383
(10 − 2) × 50 − 9 − 5 − 3
12 – 12

RR: 381 = (5 + 3) × 50 − 10 − 9

24
TTT ABIGPREP He has to do a lot of prep in order to get his act together. BAGPIPER
4 TSAEVTOIS STAVES 18 – 12 SAVES STATIVES*, TOASTIES 32
5 YRLEIORTE LOITERER 26 – 12 LOITER 40
6 25 7 6 6 8 1 → 702 701
(6 − (8 − 6)) × 25 × 7 + 1
33 – 12

RR: 702 = (7 + 6) × 6 × (8 + 1)

50
7 GBDGAIOAM ADAGIO 39 – 12 BAG GAMBADO 57
8 CRIENTONE INTONE 45 – 18 TINNER CRETONNE*, ERECTION, INCENTRE*, NEOTENIC*, NEOTERIC 65
9 100 75 1 8 2 10 → 195 195
100 + 75 + 2 × 10
55 – 18 198


75
TTT DRABBEER Made the necessary cuts in order to do his job. BARBERED
10 SHFUEIWPE SWIPE 60 – 23 SWIPE FUSEE*, SHEEP, SWEEP*, WEEPS*, WHIPS*, WHUPS*, WIPES* 80
11 TDVAELDIE DETAILED 68 – 23 VALETED DEVIATED 88
12 RGRUEPOIB GROUPIE 75 – 30 GROUPER PIROGUE, PRURIGO*, REGROUP* 95
13 TRADEQGOE goater ☓ 75 – 36 GRATED DEROGATE 103
14 25 7 6 1 9 4 → 918 916
(25 × 4 + 1) × 9 + 7
82 – 36 924

RR: 918 = (25 × 4 + 1 + 7 − 6) × 9

113
15 ACIDERBAR BARRICADE
(2.25 seconds)
92 – 36 123
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