Episode 5918

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Episode 5918 was broadcast on 5 May 2014, as part of Series 70.

Neil Green played Sean Fletcher, with Sean Fletcher winning 100 – 90, after a tie-break conundrum. The Dictionary Corner guest was Tony Jacklin, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Neil Green Score Sean Fletcher Others Max.
1 CSLRIEAFE LEAFIER 7 – 7 CEREALS ALERCES*, EARLIES*, ECLAIRS*, FAERIES*, FIACRES, FREESIA, REALISE*, REFACES*, RELIEFS*, RESCALE*, SCALIER* 7
2 VRPUISOEF PREVIOUS 15 – 15 PREVIOUS PERVIOUS, VIPEROUS* 15
3 10 8 4 6 2 7 → 722 722
(7 + 2) × 8 × 10 + 6 − 4
25 – 25 722
(7 + 2) × 8 × 10 + 6 − 4


25
TTT BIBSTAYS Looks after the little one and makes sure the bib stays on. BABYSITS
4 UATREMSAV MATURES 32 – 32 MATURES AMATEURS 33
5 QSGPIAONE SOAPING 39 – 32 SPONGE AGONIES*, AGONISE, PIGEONS, SPAEING* 40
6 75 7 7 10 5 4 → 201 198 39 – 42 201
10 × 5 × 4 + 7 ÷ 7


50
7 RSTKOIEAD ASTEROID 47 – 50 ASTEROID DORKIEST* 58
8 MPLIECTOI IMPOLITE 55 – 50 COMPILE 66
9 7 8 8 10 4 1 → 226 226
(8 + 8 + 7) × 10 − 4
65 – 60 226
7 × 8 × 4 + 10 − 8


76
TTT ANTISLIP Anti-slip boots are a must for this chap. ALPINIST
10 HSNAURTEO urethans ☓ 65 – 67 THRONES HAUNTERS, SOUTHERN, UNEARTHS 84
11 GWHREIASG SHAGGIER 73 – 67 WAGERS 92
12 TNBIONMAO amotion ☓ 73 – 73 NATION BONIATO*, NANOBOT* 99
13 JSLYOIEDT JOSTLED 80 – 80 JOSTLED JOISTED*, STYLOID* 106
14 25 8 10 1 5 9 → 671 674 80 – 90 671
(9 + 8 + 10) × 25 − (5 − 1)


116
15 ICEFUNNEL INFLUENCE
(8.5 seconds)
90 – 90 126
TB PAWLPEARL 90 – 100 WALLPAPER
(2 seconds)
126
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