Episode 5866

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Episode 5866 was broadcast on 11 February 2014, as part of Series 70.

Graeme Cheek played Chris Murgatroyd, with Graeme Cheek winning 73 – 68. The Dictionary Corner guest was Richard Arnold, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Graeme Cheek Score Chris Murgatroyd Others Max.
1 VIOETRNCT CORNET 6 – 6 COVERT CONTRIVE, CONTRITE*, CORNETTI 8
2 KAYMRUIFG MURKY 11 – 6 FARM ARGUFY, FIGURA, RAMIFY* 14
3 100 4 2 6 7 1 → 926 925
(7 + 2) × 100 + 4 × 6 + 1
18 – 13 925
(7 + 2) × 100 + 4 × 6 + 1

RR: 926 = (100 − 7) × (6 − 1) × 2 − 4

24
TTT CHEEKBUS Reserve the lady's services for absolutely nothing. BUCKSHEE
4 OHQELMRLA MORAL 18 – 19 MORALE ARMHOLE 31
5 PEIESVLCT SELECT 24 – 25 VILEST ECLIPSE*, EPISTLE*, PELITES*, VESICLE* 38
6 100 2 9 7 5 10 → 282 283
2 × 100 + 9 × 10 − 7
31 – 25

RR: 282 = (10 − 7) × 100 − 2 × 9

48
7 RAOISWPNE WEAPONS 38 – 32 WEAPONS ENWRAPS*, INWRAPS*, ORPINES*, PARISON*, PERSONA*, SNOWIER*, SOAPIER*, SPAWNER 55
8 MSIADTNSE MADNESS 45 – 39 MADNESS DESTAINS*, MANTISES*, MATINESS*, MEDIANTS*, MINDSETS*, MISDATES, SANDIEST, SIDESMAN* 63
9 100 2 5 2 9 10 → 349 350 ☓ 45 – 39

RR: 349 = ((9 − 2) × 100 − 2) ÷ (10 ÷ 5)

73
TTT ONESURGE One has the urge to give as much to others as possible. GENEROUS
10 OARDSPUIB BOARDS 45 – 47 UPBRAIDS 81
11 SEOEDTDHN HOSTED 51 – 53 ODDEST DENOTED, DENOTES* 88
12 RSRTUEANO SAUNTER 58 – 60 TURNERS NATURES*, RANTERS*, RETURNS*, ROANEST*, ROASTER*, ROUTERS*, SANTERO*, SENATOR*, SERRANO*, SNORTER*, SOUTANE*, TONSURE*, TOURERS*, TREASON*, TROUSER 95
13 GEIELFTSN fleetings ☓ 58 – 68 FLEETING FEELINGS, SLEETING*, STEELING* 103
14 50 2 8 4 1 1 → 966 960
(2 × 50 − 4) × (8 + 1 + 1)
63 – 68

RR: 966 = (2 + 1) × (8 − 1) × (50 − 4)

113
15 STEAKRICE CREAKIEST
(9.75 seconds)
73 – 68 123
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