Episode 5984

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Episode 5984 was broadcast on 2 September 2014, as part of Series 71.

David Stanford played Sara Thompson, with David Stanford winning 81 – 28. The Dictionary Corner guest was Martin Lewis, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection David Stanford Score Sara Thompson Others Max.
1 SQNCEIASN INSANE 6 – 0 SCANS CANINES, INCASES*, NANCIES* 7
2 MSBOIETWD BESTOW 12 – 6 BODIES MODISTE 14
3 100 6 7 6 2 3 → 246 12 – 16 246
2 × 100 + 6 × 6 + 7 + 3


24
TTT APEICONS In an aircraft, you can see the stars through these. CANOPIES
4 FSRTOUARO TOURS 17 – 21 FROST ORATORS* 31
5 ZPTGEAOTS TOPAZES 24 – 28 POTAGES GATEPOST*, POTTAGES 39
6 75 7 6 5 1 9 → 640 640
(75 − (6 + 5)) × (9 + 1)
34 – 28


49
7 JPFEAIHWR WAFER 39 – 28 whifer ☓ WHARFIE* 56
8 VTEOAPNRE OPERANT 46 – 28 PARENT RENOVATE 64
9 100 6 4 4 3 8 → 985 985
(4 + 6) × 100 − (8 + 3 + 4)
56 – 28 979


74
TTT SAMSATIN Sam sat in his maths exam wondering what this was. MANTISSA
10 SNXUIALTL SULTAN 62 – 28 SLAIN INSTALL 81
11 DRNOIEMRU ROUNDER 69 – 28 DRONE MINORED*, MOURNED*, MOURNER*, NURDIER* 88
12 KNGIEADSM demasking ☓ 69 – 28 kneading ☓ AGNISED*, ENIGMAS, GAMINES*, MAIDENS*, MAKINGS*, MASKING, MEDIANS*, MEDINAS*, SEAMING*, SIDEMAN*, SINKAGE*, SMIDGEN* 95
13 GDCEOIRYD DODGIER 76 – 28 DICEY ERGODIC* 102
14 50 75 6 3 7 2 → 943 953
(7 + 6) × 75 − 50 ÷ 2 + 3
81 – 28

RR: 943 = 6 × 2 × 75 + 50 − 7

112
15 RIDEONLOG 81 – 28 onglider ☓
(8 seconds)
GONDOLIER 122


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