Episode 5950

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Episode 5950 was broadcast on 3 July 2014, as part of Series 71.

Rob Jennings played Denise O'Neill, with Rob Jennings winning 41 – 37. The Dictionary Corner guest was Griff Rhys Jones, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Jennings' score of 41 is the lowest winning score in the history of the "new" 15 round format, and he's also the first champion in a 15 round game not to max a single round in an entire episode.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Rob Jennings Score Denise O'Neill Others Max.
1 NDRIOFQAO FROND 5 – 0 dorian ☓ INDOOR, INROAD*, NARDOO*, ORDAIN* 6
2 LDMWIEASN WIELDS 5 – 7 MEDIANS DENIALS*, INWALES*, MAIDENS, MEDINAS*, MENIALS*, MILDEWS, MISDEAL*, MISLEAD*, SEMINAL*, SIDEMAN*, SWINDLE 13
3 25 9 7 2 9 8 → 561 5 – 7

RR: 561 = (9 × 9 − 2) × 7 + 8

23
TTT SCALEBAN Uses the scales to find out how much is owed. BALANCES
4 PRTIEAMVG IMPART 5 – 14 PRIVATE EPIGRAM*, MIGRATE, PRIMATE*, RAGTIME*, VAMPIER*, VAMPIRE, VIRGATE* 30
5 ZLPTIAIAG PLAIT 10 – 19 PLAZA PIGTAIL, TILAPIA* 37
6 25 9 2 7 5 6 → 592 593
(9 × 2 + 6) × 25 − 7
17 – 19 593 ☓

RR: 592 = ((2 + 6) × 5 + 25) × 9 + 7

47
7 MHSOEIXRB moshier ☓ 17 – 19 mosher ☓ HEROISM, HOMBRES, MOREISH* 54
8 NSDEONSEO NEONS 22 – 24 NEEDS DONENESS* 62
9 75 100 4 9 8 5 → 701 700
(8 − (5 − 4)) × 100
29 – 24 703

RR: 701 = 75 × 8 + 100 + 5 − 4

72
TTT LASTFIVE Got the last five tickets to the musical event. FESTIVAL
10 YRBIUECTL RUBLE 34 – 24 BRUCITE*, BUTLERY*, CRUELTY*, CUTLERY*, LIBERTY, REBUILT*, TILBURY*, UTRICLE 79
11 RDGAEUDPT PURGED 34 – 31 UPGRADE UPGRADED 87
12 AOINRSLUS SLAIN 34 – 37 SOLARS INSULAR, SAILORS, SOLUNAR*, SUASION*, URINALS* 94
13 FRMJEOAPS foamers ☓ 34 – 37 foamers ☓ FEMORA*, FORMAE*, FORMAS*, FORMES*, FRAMES, JASPER, MAJORS*, MOPERS, OPERAS*, PAREOS*, PROEMS*, RAMOSE*, REMAPS* 100
14 100 10 6 3 5 9 → 357 356
3 × 100 + 5 × 10 + 6
41 – 37 354

RR: 357 = (100 + 10 + 9) × 3

110
15 IGETGRANT 41 – 37 nattering ☓
(2 seconds)
TARGETING 120
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