Episode 5900

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Episode 5900 was broadcast on 8 April 2014, as part of Series 70.

Bobby Johnson played Cathy Doyle, with Bobby Johnson winning 87 – 60. The Dictionary Corner guest was Michael Whitehall, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Bobby Johnson Score Cathy Doyle Others Max.
1 CTUMIASHB HABITS 6 – 6 THUMBS BISMUTH*, CUMBIAS*, HABITUS*, TACHISM*, USHABTI* 7
2 KHNOIESGN HONKIES 13 – 6 HOSING HONKING, NOSHING*, SHOEING* 14
3 100 1 6 7 2 5 → 572 572
6 × 100 − (5 − 1) × 7
23 – 6 568


24
TTT TEAMSEEN The team was seen crossing the field. They have their rights. EASEMENT
4 TSFAOERDX FROSTED 30 – 13 FROSTED EXTRADOS 32
5 NSMAIPEFR FAMINES 37 – 13 FRAMES FIREMAN, FIRMANS*, MARINES, PERFINS*, REMAINS*, SEMINAR* 39
6 25 10 2 5 1 6 → 295 295
(10 + 2) × 25 − 5
47 – 23 295
6 × 2 × 25 − 5


49
7 SVLAIEMTO MOTIVES 54 – 30 MOTIVES LOAMIEST*, VIOLATES 57
8 NRSEEALBJ ENABLERS 62 – 38 ENABLERS 65
9 25 2 7 4 6 4 → 641 643
(4 × 6 + 2) × 25 − 7
69 – 38

RR: 641 = (25 + 2) × 4 × 6 − 7

75
TTT INQUOTES If you're asked this by the media, they'll print your answer in quotes. QUESTION
10 TSDOIUNGV OUSTING 76 – 45 OUSTING DOUSING, DOUTING*, DUSTING, GUIDONS*, OUTINGS, OUTSING*, STOVING* 82
11 DWPEODAOT ADOPTED 83 – 52 ADOPTED 89
12 SYGEUICNR CURSING 83 – 60 RESCUING RECUSING*, SCUNGIER*, SECURING*, SYNERGIC 97
13 QLTEOILGE TILE 87 – 60 gillet ☓ ELITE*, GILET, GLEET*, LEGIT*, LIEGE*, OLLIE*, TELOI*, TOILE* 102
14 25 7 4 4 5 3 → 748 87 – 60

RR: 748 = (25 × 7 + 3 + 4 + 5) × 4

112
15 LOUDCREAM 87 – 60 CLAMOURED 122
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