Episode 5872

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Episode 5872 was broadcast on 19 February 2014, as part of Series 70.

Brett Davids played Andy Naylor, with Andy Naylor winning 76 – 65. The Dictionary Corner guest was Jonathan Edwards, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Brett Davids Score Andy Naylor Others Max.
1 GRBNEOIDR IGNORED 7 – 7 IGNORED BORDERING 18
2 EAOWNRMSC MOANERS 7 – 15 ROMANCES 26
3 25 75 50 100 5 3 → 409 410
100 × 3 + 25 + 75 + 50 ÷ 5
14 – 15 403

Best: 409 = 75 × 5 + (100 + 50 ÷ 25) ÷ 3

36
TTT LUTEAREA Hugh had dinner with a poet. LAUREATE
4 IAOHPXNUS PUNISH 20 – 21 AXIONS ANXIOUS 43
5 RDRFEAEMT DRAFTER 20 – 29 REFRAMED RAFTERED 51
6 100 50 2 7 5 3 → 504 504
5 × 100 + 7 − 3
30 – 39 504
5 × 100 + 7 − 3


61
7 BTJIAERSL BRISTLE 37 – 39 lariest ☓ LIBRATES, TABLIERS* 69
8 IEOGHVPTG POET 37 – 44 OGIVE HOGGET 75
9 100 75 25 50 6 3 → 894 891 37 – 54 894
75 ÷ 25 × 3 × 100 − 6


85
TTT DEEPDOWN You'll find this deep down under the water. PONDWEED
10 AOEMPTLQA MAPLE 37 – 61 PALMATE OATMEAL* 92
11 RPSDOEINV disproved ☓ 37 – 69 PROVIDES DISPROVE*, OVERSPIN*, PRISONED 100
12 SKTUAIESL SKATES 37 – 76 TALKIES SULKIEST 108
13 SDLNIOEAG AGONISED 45 – 76 ALIGNED ALONGSIDE* 126
14 75 5 10 7 4 3 → 877 877
(3 × 4 + 75) × 10 + 7
55 – 76 878


136
15 PNICOTINE INCEPTION
(12.5 seconds)
65 – 76 146
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