Episode 5989

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Episode 5989 was broadcast on 9 September 2014, as part of Series 71.

Jamie Ilett-Jones played Farhan Ahmed, with Farhan Ahmed winning 84 – 74. The Dictionary Corner guest was Janet Street-Porter, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Jamie Ilett-Jones Score Farhan Ahmed Others Max.
1 GEJAREPGT TAGGER 6 – 6 REPEAT EPATER*, GARGET*, JAEGER*, JAGGER, PARGET*, REGGAE* 6
2 RMAEVTEIC CREATE 6 – 13 CREMATE CREATIVE, REACTIVE* 14
3 50 4 2 7 1 3 → 215 215
50 × 4 + 2 × 7 + 1
16 – 23 215
(50 + 2) × 4 + 7


24
TTT NEILJUNE Both Neil and June like their vegetables cut into strips. JULIENNE
4 SQSEIUNAB SEQUINS 23 – 23 banques ☓ BASQUES, BISQUES* 31
5 MOPELANLU MOPANE 23 – 30 AMPOULE APOLUNE* 38
6 25 9 7 8 5 4 → 512 512
(4 × 25 + 9 − 8) × 5 + 7
33 – 30 513


48
7 SITUXEGRA AGISTER 40 – 37 TRIAGES GAITERS*, GUITARS, GUSTIER*, GUTSIER, STAGIER* 55
8 NTNEAOMDB ABDOMEN 47 – 44 ABDOMEN BOATMEN, MONTANE* 62
9 75 6 1 3 2 9 → 868 868 ☓ 47 – 51 870
6 × 2 × 75 − (9 + 1) × 3

RR: 868 = (75 × 3 − (9 − 1)) × (6 − 2)

72
TTT BASKNUDE Don't bask nude if you want to avoid being this. SUNBAKED
10 CNDAOAYTE OCTANE 53 – 57 DONATE CYANATE* 79
11 SIPOTEPHR HOPPIEST 61 – 65 HOPPIEST PROPHETS*, TROPHIES* 87
12 NLWUOURFI FLOUR 61 – 71 FLORIN UNIFLOW 94
13 DOFIDARMS RADIOS 67 – 77 RADIOS FADDISM* 101
14 100 25 50 75 10 4 → 739 740
75 × 10 − (100 + 50) ÷ 25 − 4
74 – 84 740
75 × 10 − (100 + 50) ÷ 25 − 4

RR: 739 = (75 − 50) × 25 + 100 + 10 + 4

111
15 TOPCONMEN
(29.5 seconds)
74 – 84 competent ☓
(16.5 seconds)
COMPONENT 121
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