Episode 5869

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Episode 5869 was broadcast on 14 February 2014, as part of Series 70.

Adrian Day played Brett Davids, with Brett Davids winning 96 – 57. The Dictionary Corner guest was Richard Arnold, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Adrian Day Score Brett Davids Others Max.
1 MTHAOEBHM HEATH 5 – 5 BATHE BOHEA*, MAHOE*, MAMBO, METHO*, OBEAH*, TOMME* 5
2 BNGSUAOPA PANGS 10 – 10 BANGS BOGANS*, GUANOS*, OUBAAS*, PAGANS, PANGAS*, PONGAS*, PUNGAS* 11
3 75 2 5 6 10 5 → 780 780
75 × 10 + 5 × 6
20 – 20 780
(75 + 5 − 2) × 10


21
TTT RAISEFAR When they go down, we think about going up. AIRFARES
4 TXSREOICA EROTICA 20 – 28 EXACTORS EXORCIST 29
5 PSGOEUNRH SPURGE 20 – 35 HUNGERS ROUGHENS* 37
6 50 10 7 6 6 2 → 813 813
(10 + 6) × 50 + 6 + 7
30 – 45 813
(10 + 6) × 50 + 6 + 7


47
7 DRVIOENSJ JOINERS 37 – 52 JOINERS DEVISOR*, DEVOIRS*, INDORSE*, JOINDER, REJOINS*, ROSINED*, VENDORS*, VERDINS*, VERSION*, VISORED* 54
8 KSGRIAENF FRINGES 37 – 60 FREAKING 62
9 25 10 3 9 8 8 → 809 808 ☓ 37 – 67 808
(3 + 10 − 9) × 8 × 25 + 8

RR: 809 = (3 × 8 + 8) × 25 + 9

72
TTT SOURLOVE It almost sounds like a fish, but it's a divine spirit. OVERSOUL
10 SYRCIEATV VARIETY 44 – 74 RACIEST VERACITY, VESTIARY* 80
11 LDTOEONME MOONLET 51 – 74 TOOLED MELODEON* 88
12 LMTFAIOSD FLOATS 57 – 80 FLOATS MODALIST* 96
13 NDWEIOPNU WIPED 57 – 86 UNWIND UNOWNED* 103
14 25 2 5 8 7 8 → 781 57 – 86

RR: 781 = ((8 + 8) × 25 − 7) × 2 − 5

113
15 GLAUCOMAE 57 – 96 GUACAMOLE
(2.5 seconds)
123
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