Episode 5926

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Episode 5926 was broadcast on 23 May 2014, as part of Series 70.

Samir Pilica played Harold Blythe, with Samir Pilica winning 95 – 73. The Dictionary Corner guest was Julia Bradbury, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Samir Pilica Score Harold Blythe Others Max.
1 RNLSOEIDA DARIOLES 8 – 8 AILERONS ANEROIDS*, ANODISER*, ISLANDER*, ORDINALS, ROSALINE*, SOLANDER* 8
2 TJOFBUTEW TUBE 12 – 12 BOUT BOTTE*, BUTEO*, BUTTE*, OBJET* 13
3 50 25 5 8 8 6 → 769 765
(8 + 6) × 50 + 5 × 8 + 25
19 – 12

RR: 769 = (8 + 8) × 50 − (25 + 6)

23
TTT SUMOHEAD The MP's are all in a state of uproar. MADHOUSE
4 SAKMOCPIE COPIES 25 – 18 IMPOSE MOCKIES* 30
5 FSBROAELO BOLEROS 32 – 18 FABLES AEROSOL*, BEFOOLS*, FABLERS*, LOAFERS, ROSEOLA*, SOLEBAR* 37
6 75 1 3 6 3 7 → 364 365
(6 − 1) × 75 − (7 + 3)
39 – 25 365
(6 − 1) × 75 − (7 + 3)

RR: 364 = (75 − 3) × (6 − 1) + 7 − 3

47
7 TDVLIEARE RELATIVE 47 – 25 TRAILED DERIVATE*, LEVIRATE*, RETAILED* 55
8 NOSDUEQMA DAEMONS 54 – 32 DAEMONS MASONED*, MENUDOS*, OSMUNDA*, QUONDAM* 62
9 25 75 3 1 9 3 → 154 154
(9 − 3) × 25 + 3 + 1
64 – 42 154
75 + 25 + (3 + 3) × 9


72
TTT SPONGEIN Chances to take part in a golf tournament, perhaps? OPENINGS
10 TDOPEYRIN POINTED 71 – 49 POINTED DIOPTRE*, ENTROPY*, PERIDOT*, POINTER*, PORTEND*, PRINTED, PROTEIN*, REPOINT*, TINDERY* 79
11 DSTLEOANE DONATES 78 – 49 LASTED DESOLATE 87
12 PHIROGNAR HARPING 85 – 56 ROARING PARRING*, PORANGI* 94
13 XTHPIUERI TRIPE 85 – 63 PITHIER 101
14 50 25 3 3 4 9 → 300 300
(3 + 3) × 50
95 – 73 300
(3 + 3) × 50


111
15 LEMONSLIT 95 – 73 MILLSTONE 121
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