Episode 5972

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Episode 5972 was broadcast on 12 August 2014, as part of Series 71.

Mark Davies played John Cook, with Mark Davies winning 107 – 73. The Dictionary Corner guest was Gethin Jones, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Mark Davies Score John Cook Others Max.
1 KDGAEORUT OUTRAGED 8 – 8 OUTRAGED 8
2 NXTIESMOI MOISTEN 15 – 15 MOISTEN 15
3 100 75 5 7 9 4 → 718 718
7 × 100 + 9 + 5 + 4
25 – 15 718 ☓


25
TTT SEABAITS You'll have done tremendously well if you get past these. ABATISES
4 GRELISRUF FIGURES 32 – 22 FIGURES FLURRIES 33
5 LRNAEUVAH UNREAL 38 – 28 VERNAL UNRAVEL 40
6 100 2 4 5 6 10 → 154 154
5 × 10 + 4 + 100
48 – 38 154
5 × 10 + 4 + 100


50
7 BCPOIELOG POLICE 54 – 44 POLICE BLOOIE*, BOOGIE, COOLIE*, GOOLIE*, OBLIGE* 56
8 RNMUASELD NUMERALS 62 – 52 LAUNDERS LURDANES*, MANDRELS*, MAUNDERS*, MENSURAL*, SURNAMED 64
9 100 25 9 9 7 5 → 661 661
(100 − 25) × 9 − 9 − 5
72 – 52


74
TTT LIAMSTEN Liam's ten times more masculine than everyone else. MANLIEST
10 HTROTANEV ANOTHER 79 – 52 notator ☓ VENATOR* 81
11 TSDOIATOF STAID 84 – 57 AFOOT STIFADO, TOSTADO* 88
12 YPWETUNSO UNSWEPT 91 – 57 unwets ☓ UPTOWNS* 95
13 JDNEAERAP ENDEAR 97 – 63 REAPED EARNED*, NEAPED*, NEARED*, PANDER, PANEER*, PARADE, PRAJNA* 101
14 7 9 10 8 5 4 → 327 329 97 – 73 327
10 × 4 × 8 + 7


111
15 RANTHEGIG GATHERING
(1.5 seconds)
107 – 73 121
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