Episode 5859

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Episode 5859 was broadcast on 31 January 2014, as part of Series 70.

Andy Gardner played Gerry Beirne, with Andy Gardner winning 97 – 78. The Dictionary Corner guest was Nicki Chapman, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Andy Gardner Score Gerry Beirne Others Max.
1 PTREUDANL PRUDENT 7 – 7 PLANTED PENDULAR* 8
2 TNSREIANY TANNERS 14 – 7 restain ☓ TYRANNIES*, TYRANNISE 26
3 25 50 1 5 2 6 → 915 917
(50 + 25 + 1) × 6 × 2 + 5
21 – 7 920

RR: 915 = (50 × 6 + 5) × (2 + 1)

36
TTT ONETRACE One could trace this back to a certain orange vegetable. CAROTENE
4 TDRSEOILP SPOILER 28 – 14 SPOILED DIOPTRES*, DROPLETS, RIPOSTED* 44
5 SMAOQRMIN MINORS 34 – 20 MANORS MANOIRS 51
6 75 8 3 5 2 10 → 448 448
(8 − (5 − 3)) × 75 − 2
44 – 30 448
(8 − 2) × 75 − (5 − 3)


61
7 SZTEUCTOP CUTEST 44 – 37 OUTSTEP 68
8 SDBHEOEOS BOSSED 50 – 43 BOSSED HOBOES, SHOOED* 74
9 50 100 5 8 10 8 → 841 840
(100 + 5) × 8
57 – 50 840
100 × 8 + 50 − 10


81
TTT LIPSPICE If you needed to get about, these women were just the ticket. CLIPPIES
10 VFCGAIEDM IMAGED 63 – 56 IMAGED MEDIVAC* 88
11 SGMOAETXD MOATED 69 – 62 MASTED DOTAGES* 95
12 LNGTAEORI RELATING 77 – 62 TEARING ALERTING*, ALTERING*, GELATION, GERANIOL*, INTEGRAL, LEGATION*, ORIENTAL*, REGIONAL*, RELATION*, TANGLIER*, TRIANGLE, TRIGONAL* 103
13 FPUWSAELR WEARS 77 – 68 PULSAR EARFULS*, FELSPAR*, FERULAS*, PERUSAL, PURFLES*, REFUSAL 110
14 50 6 9 5 9 4 → 889 889
(9 + 9) × 50 − (6 + 5)
87 – 78 889
(9 + 9) × 50 − (6 + 5)


120
15 DREMOTION MONITORED
(13.75 seconds)
97 – 78 130
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