Episode 5942

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Episode 5942 was broadcast on 23 June 2014, and was the third quarter-final of Series 70.

Andy Naylor played Bobby Banerjee, with Andy Naylor winning 86 – 70. The Dictionary Corner guest was Mark Foster, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Andy Naylor Score Bobby Banerjee Others Max.
1 EIORGVSDE DIVERSE 0 – 8 DIVERGES OVERSIDE* 8
2 TFNSOEIJU UNITES 6 – 14 SOFTEN OUTJIES 15
3 25 10 7 1 9 3 → 259 259
25 × 10 + 9
16 – 24 259
25 × 10 + 9


25
TTT VINOGROG Drank vino and grog, then took to the dancefloor. GROOVING
4 RANTHOESL LOATHERS 24 – 32 LOATHERS ALTHORNS*, ENTHRALS*, ETHANOLS*, RATHOLES 33
5 UEATSCFTM MUTATES 31 – 32 FACETS FACTUMS*, FAUCETS, TECTUMS* 40
6 4 2 7 7 3 6 → 481 480
6 × 4 × (7 + 3) × 2
38 – 39 480
6 × 4 × (7 + 3) × 2

RR: 481 = (4 × 6 × 7 − 7) × 3 − 2

50
7 IEADPTQED TAPED 43 – 39 peated ☓ IDEATED 57
8 GMRSIOANE ORGANISM 51 – 47 ORGANISE MEGARONS*, MORAINES*, ROMAINES*, ROMANISE*, SMEARING* 65
9 100 25 7 10 5 7 → 844 843
(100 + 25 − 5) × 7 + 10 − 7
58 – 47 847

RR: 844 = (100 + 10 + 7) × 7 + 25

75
TTT NICEEARS Your ears are nice, but they'll get bigger as you get older. INCREASE
10 GMPDIOALI DIPLOMA 65 – 47 podial ☓ 82
11 SVRWEOAET OVEREATS 73 – 47 WEAVERS OVERAWES* 90
12 NLDSIOUEO DELUSION 81 – 55 SOLENOID EIDOLONS*, NODULOSE*, UNLOOSED*, UNSOILED 98
13 ECUMORIXE CURIO 86 – 60 REMIX EXCIMER* 105
14 50 25 75 7 9 3 → 236 235 86 – 70 236
75 × 3 + 50 ÷ 25 + 9


115
15 UNCLEHOTI 86 – 70 TOUCHLINE 125
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