Episode 5875

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Episode 5875 was broadcast on 24 February 2014, as part of Series 70.

Andy Naylor played Elli Hanmer, with Andy Naylor winning 109 – 32. The Dictionary Corner guest was Janet Street-Porter, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Andy Naylor Score Elli Hanmer Others Max.
1 EOIMTDRBA ORBITED 7 – 7 ABORTED MEDIATOR 8
2 SDMUOINTE DEMOUNTS 15 – 7 MOUNTED DISMOUNT, MUDSTONE* 16
3 25 3 4 5 4 1 → 576 576
(5 × 4 + 3) × 25 + 1
25 – 7


26
TTT MOONYEAR It's about getting to know what's above you. AERONOMY
4 RCASPEARG CAPERS 25 – 14 SCRAPER CARPERS*, GRASPER*, PARERGA*, SCARPER, SPARGER* 33
5 OEINDGSZM SMIDGEON 33 – 14 MINGES 41
6 50 1 8 5 9 7 → 281 280
(50 + 7 − 9) × (5 + 1) − 8
40 – 14 277

RR: 281 = 8 × 5 × 7 + 1

51
7 TRNOEOSDI STEROID 47 – 21 STONIER DETORSION* 69
8 PVTRAUEON OPERANT 54 – 21 NATURE PARVENU*, PRONATE, PROTEAN*, VAUNTER* 76
9 50 1 7 2 5 9 → 645 645
(7 × 2 − 1) × 50 − 5
64 – 21 643


86
TTT ICHANCED I chanced my arm at deception in order to reach my goal. CHICANED
10 AEIJHFRAT FATHER 70 – 27 FATHER HETAIRA* 93
11 EOHGIEQKD HIKED 75 – 32 HEDGE DOGIE*, GEODE*, GEOID*, HOKED*, KEDGE*, OGEED* 98
12 AUORBLISR ARBOURS 82 – 32 RAILS BAILORS*, BARRIOS*, BURIALS*, LABOURS, RAILBUS* 105
13 NOHIVELUT OUTLIVE 89 – 32 NOVEL INVOLUTE* 113
14 100 75 2 7 5 8 → 336 336
(100 + 75 − 7) × 2
99 – 32 335


123
15 CURVEDONE UNCOVERED
(6.75 seconds)
109 – 32 133
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