Episode 5862

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Episode 5862 was broadcast on 5 February 2014, as part of Series 70.

Andy Gardner played Michael Cullen, with Andy Gardner winning 88 – 73. The Dictionary Corner guest was Jon Culshaw, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Andy Gardner Score Michael Cullen Others Max.
1 RMGIAECDB GRIMACED 8 – 8 GRIMACED BIRDCAGE, DECIGRAM* 8
2 OUNRTEGQI TOURING 8 – 16 ROUTEING ROQUETING* 26
3 50 25 100 9 5 1 → 192 191 8 – 26 192
50 ÷ 25 × 100 − 9 + 1


36
TTT BEANMEAL Happy to cooperate without too much persuasion. AMENABLE
4 ALGNROIBA BARGAIN 15 – 26 BORING BARONIAL* 44
5 SFXOEDPUD SOUPED 21 – 26 FOXED DOUSED*, EXODUS*, PSEUDO* 50
6 100 1 5 4 1 8 → 806 806
100 × 8 + 5 + 1
31 – 36 806
100 × 8 + 5 + 1


60
7 TLOEANSTE NOTATES 38 – 43 LOANEES NOTELETS 68
8 LVDIOSMTA VOMITS 44 – 43 altoids ☓ MODALIST* 76
9 50 75 25 3 10 4 → 279 278 44 – 53 279
75 × 3 + 50 + 4


86
TTT STARBELT They certainly won't give up without a damned good fight. BATTLERS
10 UENFDOLNP FUNNEL 50 – 59 FUNNEL ENFOLD*, FONDLE*, FONDUE, FOULED*, FUNNED*, LOUDEN*, LOUPED*, NODULE, PUNNED*, UNDONE*, UNFOLD, UPFOLD* 92
11 RGSAEOZNT ORANGES 57 – 66 TANGOES NEGATORS, RAGSTONE 100
12 YPIRCEADT PIRATED 64 – 66 TRACED PREDACITY 118
13 KMIERSEPT IMPREST 71 – 73 PREMISE PERKIEST 126
14 2 4 9 5 8 6 → 903 905
(6 + 4) × (8 + 2) × 9 + 5
78 – 73 900

RR: 902/904 Best: 903 = (8 × 5 − 2) × 4 × 6 − 9

136
15 TOMMIYDOC COMMODITY
(1 second)
88 – 73 146
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