Episode 5880

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Episode 5880 was broadcast on 3 March 2014, as part of Series 70.

Sean Connors played Bill Donaldson, with Sean Connors winning 82 – 68. The Dictionary Corner guest was Gloria Hunniford, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Sean Connors Score Bill Donaldson Others Max.
1 LDNEOASTR ROASTED 7 – 7 ROASTED DELATORS*, LEOTARDS, LODESTAR*, SOLANDER 8
2 XSLSUIENO NOISES 13 – 7 LOUSE ELUSIONS* 16
3 50 5 7 3 1 8 → 846 844 13 – 14 845
(8 + 7 + 3 − 1) × 50 − 5

RR: 846 = (50 + 7) × 5 × 3 − 8 − 1

26
TTT SOAPHARM You'll probably need to raise these jugs with both hands. AMPHORAS
4 GPNDAOEBI BEADING 20 – 21 BEADING BONDAGE, BEGONIA, BOINGED*, DOGBANE* 33
5 MDRNAOISM DRAMS 20 – 28 INROADS MONADISM*, NOMADISM* 41
6 100 1 8 3 10 2 → 755 20 – 35 751
(10 + 8 − 3) × 100 ÷ 2 + 1

RR: 755 = (100 + 8) × (10 − 3) − 1

51
7 RPTEAEKSM MARKETS 27 – 42 REPEATS MEERKATS 59
8 VRFCIUOEL CLOVER 33 – 48 CLOVER LUCIFER* 66
9 50 25 75 100 4 7 → 385 391
4 × 100 − (50 ÷ 25 + 7)
38 – 48

RR: 385 = ((25 + 75) ÷ 100 + 4 + 50) × 7

76
TTT SUSIEROD It turns out Susie had a big thing about Rod. DESIROUS
10 RPSCAEOTA CARPETS 45 – 48 scrapes ☓ CAPROATES* 94
11 GBTEIOSWD BODIES 51 – 54 BODIES BIGOTED, BODGIES*, GODWITS*, WIDGETS 101
12 HNTNEUEFV HUNT 55 – 58 THEN UNEVEN 107
13 STNIAOLRU TAILORS 62 – 58 STRAIN INSULATOR 125
14 100 10 8 4 5 3 → 317 317
3 × 100 + 10 + 8 − (5 − 4)
72 – 68 317
(100 + 5) × 3 + 8 ÷ 4


135
15 LOVEBROWN OVERBLOWN
(5 seconds)
82 – 68 145
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