Episode 5876

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Episode 5876 was broadcast on 25 February 2014, as part of Series 70.

Andy Naylor played Steve Jones, with Andy Naylor winning 95 – 60. The Dictionary Corner guest was Janet Street-Porter, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Andy Naylor Score Steve Jones Others Max.
1 AEOIDNPSL PALINODES 18 – 0 stained ☓ 18
2 SANGOWUSM WAGONS 24 – 6 WAGONS GOSSAN*, GOWANS*, GUANOS*, MANGOS, MASONS*, NGOMAS*, SUGANS* 24
3 2 9 1 8 1 7 → 968 24 – 6

Best: 969 = (8 × 7 + 1) × (9 × 2 − 1)

31
TTT DOWNSIDE The downside is they're going to stop funding you. DISENDOW
4 PEALTOIFS FOLIATES 32 – 6 SPOILT FLEAPITS 39
5 EAITCNRYE CERTAIN 39 – 6 RETAIN CREATINE, INCREATE* 47
6 100 75 5 1 8 4 → 789 790 39 – 16 789
8 × 100 − 75 ÷ 5 + 4


57
7 GHROEOATS GHERAOS 46 – 23 SHOOTER SHORTAGE 65
8 RPIETODIT DOTTIER 53 – 23 DIOPTRE*, DIORITE*, PERIDOT, POTTIER*, TIPTOED 72
9 100 9 1 4 4 8 → 208 208
(100 + 4) × 8 ÷ 4
63 – 33 208
8 ÷ 4 × 100 + 9 − 1


82
TTT LENTCORE Vote for Reagan and this subatomic particle. ELECTRON
10 KBUTOESNC BUCKETS 70 – 40 CONTUSE BECKONS*, BOUNCES, BUCKOES*, BUNCOES*, COBNUTS* 89
11 DIROGANQI RADIOING 78 – 40 ADORING 97
12 NREAPSUBN BEARS 78 – 47 SPANNER BANNERS, PUNNERS* 104
13 EIOLDJMDR OILED 78 – 53 MILDER DREIDL*, LORDED*, MIDDLE, MILORD*, MODDER*, MOILED*, RIDDLE*, ROILED* 110
14 25 50 75 2 3 10 → 289 290
(75 + 25) × 3 − 10
85 – 60 290
(75 + 25) × 3 − 10

RR: 289 = (50 + 2) × (10 − 3) − 75

120
15 FEAREDDUD DEFRAUDED
(5.75 seconds)
95 – 60 130
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