Episode 5939

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Episode 5939 was broadcast on 12 June 2014, as part of Series 70.

James Wall played Geoff Shaw, with James Wall winning 89 – 80. The Dictionary Corner guest was Chris Packham, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection James Wall Score Geoff Shaw Others Max.
1 TNRIEOJLU OUTLIER 7 – 0 JOINER JOINTURE*, OUTLINER 8
2 PFAIRNEOP PROFANE 14 – 7 PROPANE PINAFORE 16
3 10 2 8 3 5 4 → 753 754 ☓ 14 – 14 757
(8 × 10 − 4) × 5 × 2 − 3

RR: 752 = (8 + 3 + 4) × 5 × 10 + 2
Best: 753 = ((10 − 2) × 8 × 4 − 5) × 3

26
TTT LENLINDA Len and Linda chat the conventional way. LANDLINE
4 HTMRIUOCS CUSTOM 20 – 20 CHORUS HUMORIST 34
5 EODLSETZD TODDLES 27 – 27 TODDLES 41
6 75 10 6 8 10 3 → 759 759
75 × 10 + 3 + 6
37 – 37 759
75 × 10 + 3 + 6


51
7 PBOSNAERQ BARONS 43 – 43 BONERS BORANES*, PERSONA 58
8 LSCIETYAE LACIEST 50 – 43 CLEATS ACETYLS*, CATSEYE*, CELESTA*, ELASTIC, LATICES* 65
9 75 10 1 3 6 8 → 727 727
(75 − 3) × 10 + 6 + 1
60 – 53 727
(75 − 3) × 10 + 8 − 1


75
TTT PAMHANTS Pam maybe in Hampshire, but you'll find this in Goole. PHANTASM
10 SDFTIEAGS FASTED 66 – 59 FASTED AGEISTS*, AGISTED*, DIGESTS, FIDGETS, FIESTAS* 82
11 INPWORAGM WARPING 73 – 66 WORMING PINWORM*, PORANGI*, RAMPING*, RAMPION*, ROAMING*, ROMPING, WARMING* 89
12 KOEDVAGRL LODGER 79 – 72 GRAVEL GALORE*, GAOLED*, GAOLER*, GLARED*, GLOVED*, GLOVER, GRAVED*, GROVEL*, LARGED*, LARKED, LOADER*, LOVAGE*, ORDEAL*, RELOAD* 95
13 NTEMROXDE RODENT 79 – 80 MENTORED 103
14 100 3 10 2 1 4 → 272 272
(100 − 10) × 3 + 2
89 – 80 272 ☓


113
15 REDVELOUR 89 – 80 OVERRULED 123
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