Episode 5988

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Episode 5988 was broadcast on 8 September 2014, as part of Series 71.

Paul Bradley played Jamie Ilett-Jones, with Jamie Ilett-Jones winning 129 – 40. The Dictionary Corner guest was Janet Street-Porter, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Ilett-Jones' score of 129 is the joint-highest by a contestant making their début on the show, level with Giles Hutchings's début score in Episode 5673.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Paul Bradley Score Jamie Ilett-Jones Others Max.
1 RANTISEML MANTLES 0 – 18 TRAMLINES TERMINALS 18
2 RIFASURSE FUSSIER 7 – 25 FUSSIER FRISEURS* 26
3 100 1 9 6 4 4 → 984 986 7 – 35 984
(9 + 1) × 100 − 4 × 4


36
TTT COMATUFT When it comes to work, he's the jack-of-all-trades. FACTOTUM
4 GOYEPOSNA GOOSE 7 – 42 SPONGEY NOSEGAY 43
5 TULWOLEBT BULLET 13 – 48 BULLET BELLOW, BOTTLE, BOULLE*, BUTTLE*, LOBULE*, OUTLET* 49
6 75 8 9 7 5 3 → 919 920
(9 + 3) × 75 + 7 + 5 + 8
20 – 55 920
(7 + 5) × 75 + 8 + 9 + 3

RR: 919 = (75 + 9) × (8 + 3) − 5

59
7 SANDUPOQE QUADS 20 – 61 POUNDS DAPSONE, OPAQUES*, UNPOSED* 66
8 DIMELARNE EMAILER 20 – 69 ALDERMEN MADRILENE* 84
9 50 3 10 9 3 2 → 166 166
50 × 3 + 9 − 3 + 10
30 – 79 166
50 × 3 + 10 + 3 × 2


94
TTT RAYVOTES Ray votes to remain in the country longer than his visa allows. OVERSTAY
10 CINOGERDW REDOING 30 – 87 RECODING COWERING*, CROWDING, DOWERING* 102
11 LIVONDARO VIOLA 30 – 95 DOORNAIL VINDALOO 110
12 TEGASIDRC ASTRIDE 30 – 103 AGRESTIC DISGRACE* 118
13 EISFTEOZT FOIST 30 – 109 SOFTIE 124
14 25 10 6 4 7 2 → 140 140
25 × 6 − 10
40 – 119 140
7 × 2 × 10


134
15 TREEOMILK 40 – 129 KILOMETRE
(11 seconds)
144
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