Episode 5980

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Episode 5980 was broadcast on 27 August 2014, as part of Series 71.

David Stanford played Lynne Campbell, with David Stanford winning 75 – 63. The Dictionary Corner guest was Martin Lewis, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection David Stanford Score Lynne Campbell Others Max.
1 HOANEWRSU WHORES 6 – 6 SHOWER HOARSEN*, RESHOWN*, SENHORA*, UNHORSE*, WAREHOU 7
2 DTNEAOFTM FATTEN 12 – 12 FOMENT NOTATED, TOMENTA* 14
3 25 9 6 4 8 5 → 983 981
5 × 8 × 25 − (4 + 6 + 9)
19 – 12 984 ☓

RR: 983 = (25 × 4 + 8) × 9 + 6 + 5

24
TTT ROMANHAT It's definitely not a sprint, quite the opposite! MARATHON
4 RDYIUERPR RIPER 24 – 17 PERRY PRUDERY 31
5 NAEATFSLT TALENTS 24 – 25 FLATTENS ATLANTES* 39
6 50 4 2 1 5 5 → 433 433 ☓ 24 – 30 425
4 × 2 × 50 + 5 × 5

RR: 433 = 2 × 4 × (50 + 1) + 5 × 5

49
7 SCIEOPTDS PISTES 30 – 36 OPTICS DEPOSITS, DESPOTIC*, TOPSIDES* 57
8 PJSUEONRE REPOSE 36 – 42 PREENS OPENERS, REOPENS*, UNROPES* 64
9 25 100 50 7 2 7 → 408 407
2 × 50 ÷ 25 × 100 + 7
43 – 49 407
7 × 50 + 2 × 25 + 7

RR: 408 = (7 ÷ 7 + 50) × 100 ÷ 25 × 2

74
TTT NOLABELS Something you might leave behind in Pretoria. BONSELLA
10 NMTAEIBDU AMBIENT 50 – 49 unbaited ☓ BITUMEN*, MEDIANT*, MINUTED*, UNTAMED* 81
11 SREAOGMDE goaders ☓ 50 – 55 MEAGRE MEGADOSE*, ORGASMED* 89
12 NRDIUELNA UNDERLAIN 68 – 55 LAUNDER 107
13 RVEUOSCQN COVERS 68 – 63 UNCOVERS CONQUERS 115
14 50 75 1 10 6 8 → 158 159
(8 − 6) × 75 + 10 − 1
75 – 63 160

RR: 158 = (75 − 50) × 6 + 8

125
15 IDIOTRANT 75 – 63 TRADITION 135
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