Episode 5846

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Episode 5846 was broadcast on 14 January 2014, as part of Series 70.

Bobby Banerjee played Ciarán Crawley, with Ciarán Crawley winning 95 – 65. The Dictionary Corner guest was Helen Skelton, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Bobby Banerjee Score Ciarán Crawley Others Max.
1 GNHSTEIOR rehosting ☓ 0 – 8 HORNIEST GENITORS*, RIGHTENS*, SHORTING, TRIGONES* 8
2 MATUPILEZ PLUME 0 – 14 UPTIME AMULET*, IMPALE, IMPUTE*, LIMPET*, MULETA*, PLUTEI* 14
3 75 25 3 2 5 4 → 163 163
(5 + 2) × 25 − 4 × 3
10 – 24 163
(75 + 4) × 2 + 5


24
TTT INSTANCE The shrewdest of all the tins, perhaps? CANNIEST
4 TIHOLERAS HOLSTER 10 – 32 LOATHERS HORSETAIL 42
5 VDJRUIOPE PROVIDE 17 – 32 POURED 49
6 50 2 4 5 8 2 → 875 874
(50 × 2 + 4 + 5) × 8 + 2
24 – 32

RR: 875 = ((8 × 2 − 2) × 5 × 50) ÷ 4

59
7 XLFAORMEU FORMULAE 32 – 40 FORMULAE FUMAROLE* 67
8 TOGAPINES POSTING 32 – 48 PONGIEST PINOTAGE 75
9 75 100 25 5 2 9 → 139 139
100 + 25 + 5 + 9
42 – 58 139
100 + 25 + 5 + 9


85
TTT NEARCLUE The nearest you'll get to a clue is to turn to the skies. CERULEAN
10 ROFEDIROK FORKED 48 – 64 ROOFER DORKIER 92
11 PTUSAEDUR PAUSED 48 – 71 UPDATES PASTURED 100
12 GIBOSEHOD HOODIES 55 – 78 BOOGIES BODGIES*, BOODIES*, BOOGIED*, DOOBIES*, GOODIES, GOODISH* 107
13 MWNSAEIEL winless ☓ 55 – 85 MEANIES ENAMELS, INWALES*, MEALIES*, MENIALS, NEMESIA*, SEMINAL* 114
14 75 2 1 2 9 6 → 739 739
(6 − 1) × 2 × (75 − 2) + 9
65 – 85 740


124
15 YUCCIPONG 65 – 95 OCCUPYING
(1.75 seconds)
134
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