Episode 5894

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Episode 5894 was broadcast on 27 March 2014, as part of Series 70.

Jonathan Worrall played Peter Cross, with Peter Cross winning 95 – 63. The Dictionary Corner guest was Maureen Lipman, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Jonathan Worrall Score Peter Cross Others Max.
1 TRNSEOUDG TRUDGES 7 – 7 RESOUND GUERDONS*, ROUNDEST, STURGEON, TONSURED, TRUDGENS*, UNSORTED* 8
2 TNRAEOMBN BROMATE 14 – 14 BOATMEN ORNAMENT* 16
3 75 2 6 9 10 5 → 113 14 – 21 111
2 × 75 − 6 × 5 − 9

RR: 113 = (10 + 9) × 2 + 75

26
TTT RELATEIT You can relate it to reading and writing. LITERATE
4 TYRIEATRI TREATY 14 – 28 RATTIER IRRITATE, TERTIARY 34
5 JCSPOEOSI COPIES 20 – 34 SCOOPS COPSES*, COSIES*, COSSIE*, JOCOSE, POISES*, POSIES*, POSSIE, SCOPES*, SPICES* 40
6 25 9 10 2 1 9 → 494 492
2 × 10 × 25 − (9 − 1)
27 – 34 498

RR: 494 = (10 + 9) × (25 + 1)

50
7 LMEIUPSQL QUILLS 27 – 41 IMPULSE ILLUMES*, PILULES* 57
8 GRTLOAESA STORAGE 27 – 49 GLOATERS LEGATORS 65
9 50 10 5 5 9 7 → 490 490
(50 − 5 ÷ 5) × 10
37 – 59 490
10 × 50 − (5 + 5)


75
TTT AIMMERIT It sounds like the wedding takes place at sea. MARITIME
10 HPFWEOANE enhope ☓ 37 – 65 WEAPON NEPHEW*, PEAHEN 81
11 VTNDIUOAG DATING 43 – 71 OUTING DOUTING* 88
12 PLMRIEASM lammers ☓ 43 – 78 PALMIER IMPALERS, LEMPIRAS*, PALMIERS 96
13 DHTIEOCDI DITCH 43 – 85 DITCHED 103
14 50 10 5 9 6 3 → 143 143
50 × 3 − (10 − (9 − 6))
53 – 95 143
10 × 9 + 50 + 3


113
15 ANTACIDED CANDIDATE
(11.5 seconds)
63 – 95 123
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