Episode 5944

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Episode 5944 was broadcast on 25 June 2014, and was the first semi-final of Series 70.

Mark Murray played Neil Green, with Mark Murray winning 89 – 64. The Dictionary Corner guest was Mark Foster, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Mark Murray Score Neil Green Others Max.
1 EIESCRHAN ARSENIC 0 – 8 INCREASE ENRICHES*, INARCHES* 8
2 BRHBOEITL lobbier ☓ 0 – 8 trilobe ☓ BIBELOT, BLITHER*, BROTHEL, HOBBLER 15
3 75 50 100 10 10 4 → 335 335
(75 + 10) × 4 − 10 ÷ (100 ÷ 50)
10 – 8 330


25
TTT RIOTYACT The sort of act that could lead to riots across the land. ATROCITY
4 PNDRAOUGE PADRONE 17 – 15 AGROUND POUNDAGE 33
5 IERTJDOSA ASTEROID 25 – 23 ASTEROID 41
6 75 6 4 10 2 3 → 641 641
(75 − 4) × (6 + 3) + 2
35 – 33 641
(75 + 6) × (10 − 2) − 4 − 3


51
7 DFVEIOSAX OXIDASE 42 – 33 AVOIDS 58
8 SWTNIEUZI UNITIZES 50 – 41 UNITIZES 66
9 100 25 50 6 9 2 → 626 625
100 × 6 + 25
57 – 48 625
100 × 6 + 25

Best: 626 = (50 × 6 + 9 + 100 ÷ 25) × 2

76
TTT HOPEVERY I hope very much they don't exaggerate their claims. OVERHYPE
10 RNVMOEIAT NORMATIVE 75 – 48 OVERMAN 94
11 LSYEIONRE RELINES 82 – 48 sneerily ☓ LIERNES*, LOERIES* 101
12 LOSUDATNO outlands ☓ 82 – 48 outlands ☓ ANDOSOL*, ASTOUND*, DALTONS*, OUTSOLD*, SANDLOT, UNLOADS* 108
13 RKEUOERMO moorer ☓ 82 – 54 ROOMER KERERU*, KORERO* 114
14 75 3 10 4 7 6 → 924 923
3 × 4 × 75 + 10 + 7 + 6
89 – 54 924 ☓

RR: 924 = (75 × 3 + 6) × 4

124
15 GOODDANCE 89 – 64 DODECAGON
(1.5 seconds)
134
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