Episode 5889

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Episode 5889 was broadcast on 20 March 2014, as part of Series 70.

Cliff Lee played Tom Dixon, with Cliff Lee winning 84 – 64. The Dictionary Corner guest was Tim Vine, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Cliff Lee Score Tom Dixon Others Max.
1 LNBIEUTGA BLEATING 8 – 8 BLEATING TANGIBLE 8
2 RNFDOAOME MOONED 14 – 14 FONDER MAROONED 16
3 5 6 7 7 2 6 → 281 294 14 – 21 277
6 × 5 × (7 + 2) + 7

RR: 281 = (6 × 7 − 2) × 7 + 6 − 5

26
TTT LATETRAM The tram might be late, but you shouldn't abuse the driver. MALTREAT
4 CRHUIEDGO GROUCHED 22 – 21 CRIED DOUGHIER* 34
5 MSNREAUVR SURNAME 29 – 21 RAVENS MANURES 41
6 75 9 5 6 3 8 → 660 660
9 × 75 − 5 × 3
39 – 31 660
9 × 75 − 3 × 6 + 8 − 5


51
7 NBSPIEAOR BARONIES 47 – 31 PONIES 59
8 QCLDEIORA caloried ☓ 47 – 37 COLDER CALORIE, CARIOLE*, CORDIAL*, DARIOLE*, LORICAE*, RADICLE 66
9 100 4 6 1 6 2 → 113 113
100 + 6 + 4 + 2 + 1
57 – 47 113
100 + 6 + 4 + 2 + 1


76
TTT FREEVOLT It's what you might get from Phil Tufnell after everything else has gone. LEFTOVER
10 STLSEOIYA STYLES 63 – 47 lassoes ☓ ASYSTOLE*, ISOLATES 84
11 TDPEOIFTN POINTED 70 – 54 POINTED TIPTOED 91
12 PTSEAGEUR upstager ☓ 70 – 54 upstager ☓ AUSTERE*, EPATERS*, GESTURE*, PARGETS*, PASTURE, PRESAGE*, REPEATS, REPUTES, RESTAGE*, SEPTAGE*, UPRATES*, UPSTAGE 98
13 AEITJDNRO JANITOR 77 – 54 randiest ☓ DERATION, ORDINATE, RATIONED 106
14 100 6 2 4 1 4 → 527 526
(100 + 6) × (4 + 1) − 4
84 – 54 529

RR: 527 = (100 − (2 × 4 + 4)) × 6 − 1

116
15 SHININGUP 84 – 64 PUNISHING
(2.5 seconds)
126
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