Episode 5860

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Episode 5860 was broadcast on 3 February 2014, as part of Series 70.

Andy Gardner played Dave Barker, with Andy Gardner winning 75 – 46. The Dictionary Corner guest was Jon Culshaw, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Andy Gardner Score Dave Barker Others Max.
1 TPSOAZREN PARENTS 7 – 0 STONER OPERANTS*, PRONATES 8
2 MUGROESNT GOURMET 14 – 0 GRUNTS GOURMETS, MOUNTERS*, REMOUNTS*, STURGEON* 16
3 100 25 10 8 7 4 → 360 364 ☓ 14 – 5 354
100 × 4 − 8 × 7 + 10

RR: 360 = (100 − 10) × 4

26
TTT CATRIVET It sounds very good looking. Well, it is about pulling power. TRACTIVE
4 ACDIMASGE IMAGED 20 – 11 ADAGES AGAMIDS*, DAMAGES 33
5 FCDOIESQR FORCED 26 – 11 doric ☓ CIDERS*, CODERS*, COSIED*, COSIER*, CREDOS*, DECORS*, DICERS*, DORIES*, FIORDS, FODIES*, FORCES*, FRESCO*, SCORED*, SCRIED* 39
6 50 25 4 2 8 4 → 981 988
(25 − 4 − 2) × (8 ÷ 4 + 50)
31 – 11 982 ☓

Best: 982 = (25 − 4 − 2) × 50 + 8 × 4

46
7 NMLUATIGN MALTING 38 – 11 GIANT MANTLING* 54
8 ELSARPOFA PARASOL 45 – 11 POSER FELSPAR*, LOAFERS, PAROLES*, REPOSAL* 61
9 50 100 8 8 4 10 → 632 624 45 – 21 632
50 × 10 + 100 + 8 × 4


71
TTT HOLDSPIN You can hold onto these creatures and they'll take you for a spin. DOLPHINS
10 ITHEJORHD DITHER 51 – 27 DITHER EDITOR*, HERIOT*, HITHER, RIOTED*, TRIODE* 77
11 VSEINBASR RAVINES 58 – 34 RAVINES BASSIER*, BRAISES*, BRASSIE*, NIVASES*, SARNIES, VERSINS* 84
12 YETOVNITA TAINT 58 – 40 VANITY NAIVETY*, TANTIVY* 91
13 KGHIOEBSD boshed ☓ 58 – 46 SIGHED BODGIES* 98
14 25 100 10 8 10 9 → 498 499
(25 − 10 − 10) × 100 − (9 − 8)
65 – 46

Best: 498 = (100 ÷ 25 × 10 + 9) × 10 + 8

108
15 QUEENCOLE ELOQUENCE
(1.5 seconds)
75 – 46 118
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