Episode 5868

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Episode 5868 was broadcast on 13 February 2014, as part of Series 70.

Andrew Farr played Adrian Day, with Adrian Day winning 102 – 89. The Dictionary Corner guest was Richard Arnold, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Andrew Farr Score Adrian Day Others Max.
1 VRUITSRED DIVERTS 7 – 7 VIRTUES STURDIER* 8
2 RCKIOEVMS SMOKIER 14 – 14 SMOKIER IRKSOME*, MOCKERS, MOCKIES*, VERISMO, VOICERS* 15
3 100 2 2 8 3 7 → 807 807
8 × 100 + 7
24 – 24 807
8 × 100 + 7


25
TTT PUTSMILE This sort of mashed potato won't put a smile on your face. LUMPIEST
4 LSTAOIGNY SALTING 31 – 31 LASTING ANTILOGS*, ANTILOGY* 33
5 RPEAILGQN LEAPING 38 – 38 REAPING PEARLING 41
6 100 5 9 4 6 3 → 504 504
5 × 100 + 4
48 – 48 504
5 × 100 + 4


51
7 PDOERGFUN GROUPED 55 – 48 GROPED FOUNDER*, GUERDON*, POUNDER, PRONGED*, REFOUND*, UNDERGO, UNROPED* 58
8 STMEAOWLS matless ☓ 55 – 54 STOLES MALTOSE, MOLESTS, SLOWEST* 65
9 75 8 9 9 2 5 → 688 688
9 × 75 + 8 + 5
65 – 64 688
8 × 75 + 9 × 9 + 5 + 2


75
TTT SOMASTER These people are so masterful in the art of music. MAESTROS
10 RDTIEADSO STEROID 72 – 71 ASTRIDE ASTEROID, DISRATED*, ROADSIDE 83
11 JCEUOTDNF COUNTED 79 – 78 COUNTED CONFUTED 91
12 RNLAIEHST REALIST 79 – 86 ENTHRALS ENTRAILS, HAIRNETS*, INHALERS*, LATRINES, RATLINES*, REINSTAL*, THERIANS*, TRENAILS* 99
13 NDAIRNOIZ DRAIN 79 – 92 ORDAIN DIAZINON* 107
14 75 10 2 4 8 8 → 609 609
8 × 75 + 10 − (8 ÷ 4) ÷ 2
89 – 92 608


117
15 NOTICEJOB 89 – 102 OBJECTION
(21.75 seconds)
127
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