Episode 5858

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Episode 5858 was broadcast on 30 January 2014, as part of Series 70.

Andy Gardner played Martin Howes, with Andy Gardner winning 74 – 67. The Dictionary Corner guest was Nicki Chapman, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Andy Gardner Score Martin Howes Others Max.
1 DNBUAREGI BEARING 7 – 7 BEARING BEARDING 8
2 MOSAXETUG OUTAGES 14 – 7 GAMEST 15
3 50 75 6 3 9 10 → 407 400
6 × 75 − 50
19 – 7 406 ☓

RR: 407 = 6 × 75 − 50 + 10 − 3

25
TTT NICESTIR It's not nice to stir things up, but these will do it. INCITERS
4 NEHAROSAV SHAVEN 25 – 13 REASON SENHORA* 32
5 LDNEOIRTG RINGED 25 – 20 TENDRIL ERODING*, GENITOR*, GLINTED*, GLORIED*, GODLIER*, GOITRED*, GROINED, IGNORED*, LENTIGO*, LENTOID*, LORDING*, REDOING*, RETINOL*, RINGLET, TINGLED*, TRIGONE* 39
6 25 1 5 2 10 3 → 975 975 ☓ 25 – 20

RR: 975 = (5 − 2 + 10) × 3 × 25

49
7 RMAOAQBMI ROAM 25 – 25 AROMA MARIMBA 56
8 HOLEKITEJ ELITE 30 – 30 ELITE EOLITH* 62
9 100 25 7 5 4 10 → 481 481
5 × 100 − 25 + 10 − 4
40 – 30 481 ☓


72
TTT ENIDFRED Enid and Fred were pals on social media. FRIENDED
10 FOGICUDAV AUDIO 45 – 35 AVOID FUCOID 78
11 TSCMIEANO SECTION 52 – 35 moaniest ☓ ENCOMIAST 96
12 PESOREWIF POWERS 58 – 41 WIPERS FRISEE*, POSIER*, REPOSE*, SOIREE*, SPEWER*, SWIPER 102
13 HSPEITSAD PASTED 64 – 47 PHASES PISSHEAD*, PITHEADS, SHADIEST* 110
14 100 5 7 4 3 5 → 202 202
(5 − 3) × 100 + 7 − 5
74 – 57 202
(5 − 3) × 100 + 7 − 5


120
15 HANGMOTIF 74 – 67 FATHOMING
(5.75 seconds)
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