Episode 5986

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Episode 5986 was broadcast on 4 September 2014, as part of Series 71.

David Stanford played Szelong Ng, with Szelong Ng winning 75 – 47. The Dictionary Corner guest was Janet Street-Porter, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection David Stanford Score Szelong Ng Others Max.
1 DLTAEIGCD DILATED 7 – 7 DILATED CITADEL, DELTAIC*, DIALECT*, EDICTAL*, LIGATED* 7
2 NAWNEHAEN WHEN 7 – 12 HENNA NANNA*, WANNA*, WHEEN* 12
3 100 1 5 10 1 9 → 583 585 ☓ 7 – 19 581
5 × 100 + (9 − 1) × 10 + 1

RR: 582/584 Best: 582 = (5 + 1) × 100 − 10 − 9 + 1

19
TTT BUSHROAR Hides criminals where the boats are kept. HARBOURS
4 PARVOFIMO FOAM 7 – 24 VROOM OVIFORM* 26
5 NLDIAESGP PLEASING 15 – 24 SPADING PLEADINGS 44
6 50 3 4 2 2 1 → 876 15 – 24

RR: 876 = (50 × 3 − 4) × (2 + 1) × 2

54
7 SCNOIARTI cortisan ☓ 15 – 31 RATIONS AORISTIC*, CANTORIS*, CORTINAS, CROSTINI, OCTRAINS* 62
8 SEYSIGAEL AGELESS 22 – 31 GLASS EYEGLASS 70
9 25 75 1 5 4 2 → 890 900 22 – 38 895
(25 + 75) × (2 × 4 + 1) − 5

RR: 890 = (2 × 75 + 25 + 4 − 1) × 5

80
TTT STEAKRAP Dad helped himself to a few drinks. PARTAKES
10 RAPTORENK TANKER 28 – 44 TANKER OPERANT*, PARTNER*, PRAETOR*, PRONATE, PRORATE*, PROTEAN* 87
11 NTXOUADRD ROTUND 34 – 50 ROTUND ROTUNDA 94
12 TEDORESFT DEFOREST 42 – 50 RESTED FORESTED*, FOSTERED*, ROSETTED*, TETRODES* 102
13 HCMAEIPZE MAIZE 47 – 55 PEACH CHEAPIE*, IMPEACH 109
14 25 50 75 6 10 1 → 470 47 – 65 470
(50 − 75 ÷ 25) × 10


119
15 THREELIDS 47 – 75 SLITHERED
(23 seconds)
129
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