Episode 5893

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Episode 5893 was broadcast on 26 March 2014, as part of Series 70.

Martin Ashmeade played Jonathan Worrall, with Jonathan Worrall winning 72 – 68. The Dictionary Corner guest was Maureen Lipman, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Martin Ashmeade Score Jonathan Worrall Others Max.
1 PTSIEPUSA PASTIES 7 – 7 PASTIES SAPPIEST* 8
2 GPMEOISTE POISE 7 – 14 MOPIEST EPITOMES* 16
3 50 75 9 5 4 9 → 743 744 ☓ 7 – 21 745
75 ÷ 5 × 50 − (9 − 4)

RR: 743 = 9 × 75 + 50 + 9 + 5 + 4

26
TTT IMBUEINN It may well take you a couple of years to get this. BIENNIUM
4 KHSDUOAEP SHAPED 13 – 27 PUSHED PADOUKS, SHAKUDO* 33
5 IOENZROGH NIGH 13 – 33 HEROIN HORIZON*, ZEROING 40
6 25 6 5 10 2 7 → 857 868 13 – 33

RR: 857 = (25 × 6 + 2 × 10) × 5 + 7

50
7 LSVRIEAMD MARVELS 20 – 40 DRIVELS ADMIRES, ADVISER*, DERAILS*, MAILERS*, MEDLARS*, MISDEAL, MISLEAD*, MISREAD*, REALISM, REDIALS*, REVISAL*, SIDEARM* 57
8 LGNEOICQL LOGIC 20 – 46 LEGION COLLIE, NIELLO*, NOLLIE*, OCELLI* 63
9 50 25 9 1 1 4 → 656 655 ☓ 20 – 53 652
(9 + 4) × 50 + 1 + 1

RR: 657 Best: 657 = (50 + 25 − 1 − 1) × 9

70
TTT ABOULDER Moved a boulder and made very hard work of it. LABOURED
10 DNBRAOEVO ADVERB 20 – 60 BROADEN BANDORE*, BRADOON, ONBOARD* 77
11 LTDFEAONI DEFLATION 38 – 60 FLOATED DEFOLIANT* 95
12 DSFUAORIS ROADS 43 – 65 FAIRS SARDIUS 102
13 XMCEANTIS SEMANTIC 51 – 65 MANTIS NEMATICS* 110
14 50 2 6 5 10 3 → 946 947
(6 + 10 + 3) × 50 − (5 − 2)
58 – 72 947
(10 + 6 + 3) × 50 − (5 − 2)

RR: 946 = (50 + 2) × 6 × 3 + 10

120
15 KINDREBEL BLINKERED
(2 seconds)
68 – 72 130
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