Episode 5945

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Episode 5945 was broadcast on 26 June 2014, and was the second semi-final of Series 70.

Samir Pilica played Andy Naylor, with Andy Naylor winning 96 – 79. The Dictionary Corner guest was Jon Culshaw, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Samir Pilica Score Andy Naylor Others Max.
1 DSMRTOEAE MODERATES 18 – 18 MODERATES 18
2 IOUPDMTRA AUDITOR 25 – 18 PODIUM PAROTID*, PROTIUM 25
3 50 5 9 4 6 8 → 154 154
(9 − 6) × 50 + 4
35 – 28 154
(8 − 5) × 50 + 4


35
TTT STARABLE The shooting star was able to hit anything with this. ARBALEST
4 EOEZTCBSL BOLETES 42 – 28 CLOSET 42
5 YPGTMUIEO GUIMPE 48 – 34 MOIETY IMPUTE*, UPTIME* 48
6 75 25 4 8 10 8 → 981 984 48 – 41 980
(75 + 25) × 10 − (8 + 8 + 4)

Best: 981 = (25 + 8) × 8 × 4 − 75

58
7 SNGJSUOEI JINGOES 55 – 41 SINGES IGNEOUS*, JESSING*, SOUSING* 65
8 AEIKTNFSX FINEST 55 – 48 INTAKES FIXATES, KENTIAS* 72
9 50 10 6 8 5 4 → 322 322
50 × 6 + 8 × 4 − 10
65 – 58 322
(50 + 4) × 6 + 8 − 10


82
TTT BLESSSEA No make up? Surely, that's not factually correct. BASELESS
10 RLHDUAELN LAUNDER 72 – 65 HANDLER ALLURED*, LANDLER*, LURDANE*, UNHEARD* 89
11 SVRGRIOED DRIVERS 79 – 72 GIRDERS DEVISOR*, DEVOIRS*, DROVERS, VISORED* 96
12 OIAOPRWIM RAMP 79 – 78 IMPAIR 102
13 SHBRTAEOI BATHERS 79 – 86 HOARIEST 110
14 7 10 10 1 3 6 → 348 347 79 – 96 348
(10 × 7 − 10 − (3 − 1)) × 6


120
15 TUMIACHER 79 – 96 RHEUMATIC 130
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