Episode 5857

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Episode 5857 was broadcast on 29 January 2014, as part of Series 70.

Priscilla Munday played Andy Gardner, with Andy Gardner winning 91 – 83. The Dictionary Corner guest was Nicki Chapman, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Priscilla Munday Score Andy Gardner Others Max.
1 DFNAOUHEP PHONED 6 – 6 PHONED UNHOPED* 7
2 TBOINYARS RATIONS 13 – 13 RATIONS BARYTONS*, SORBITAN* 15
3 75 8 8 4 10 2 → 663 13 – 13 663 ☓

RR: 663 = (75 + 8) × 8 − (10 ÷ 2 − 4)

25
TTT NOTESPIG He notes that the pig is very smelly. PONGIEST
4 RSMEIEPSJ IMPRESS 20 – 20 EMPIRES PREMISES 33
5 RQOEMGOAT MOTOR 20 – 27 MOORAGE 40
6 75 100 2 7 4 7 → 382 382
(7 − 2) × 75 + 7
30 – 37 382
(7 − 2) × 75 + 7


50
7 RVEULNIAG LEAVING 30 – 55 REVALUING 68
8 TSWOEONPK TOKENS 36 – 61 TOKENS PONTES*, SPOKEN, TWONKS* 74
9 25 3 10 5 1 7 → 925 925
(3 × 10 + 7) × 25
46 – 71 925
(3 × 10 + 7) × 25


84
TTT HAILDISC Do the cold commercials come by the thousands? CHILIADS
10 SDSAEUFLT FAULTED 53 – 71 tassled ☓ DEFAULTS, SULFATES* 92
11 DSIARTEOC TRIODES 60 – 78 EDITORS ASTEROID, CAROTIDS, IDOCRASE*, REDCOATS* 100
12 BRDIAHURN DURIAN 66 – 78 BRAID UNBRAID 107
13 CPOAHLEOM ampoule ☓ 66 – 84 CHAPEL EPOCHAL* 114
14 100 25 7 10 1 1 → 478 475
(7 − 1 − 1) × 100 − 25
73 – 91 475
(7 − 1 − 1) × 100 − 25

Best: 480 = (25 − 1) × (100 − (7 + 1) × 10)

121
15 ITVERYSAD ADVERSITY
(2 seconds)
83 – 91 131
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