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Episode 5993

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Episode 5993 was broadcast on 17 September 2014, as part of Series 71.

Paul Worsley played Colm Byrne, with Paul Worsley winning 96 – 73. The Dictionary Corner guest was Jenny Eclair, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Paul Worsley Score Colm Byrne Others Max.
1 CNZEAIPDE PAINED 6 – 6 PAINED APIECE*, DECANE*, DECANI*, NEAPED*, PEINED*, PIECED*, ZINCED* 6
2 SILORDUEN UNDERSOIL 24 – 24 UNDERSOIL 24
3 50 9 2 5 3 9 → 835 24 – 31 832
(9 + 3 + 5) × 50 − 2 × 9

Best: 835 = (50 ÷ 5 × 9 + 3) × 9 − 2

34
TTT ISCRAMIT Persian warriors used to be reliant on this. SCIMITAR
4 SARLIDERI LADIES 24 – 38 RAIDERS AIRSIDE*, DAILIES*, DAIRIES, DERAILS*, DIARIES*, DIARISE, LAIRIER*, LARDERS*, LARDIER*, LIAISED*, RAILERS*, REDIALS*, SEDILIA* 41
5 NRGAOELXO LOANER 30 – 44 LAGOON OREGANO 48
6 25 2 7 8 8 1 → 957 30 – 44

RR: 957 = ((25 − 8) × 8 + 1) × 7 − 2

58
7 SDGAIENVU GAUDIES 37 – 51 VISAGED AGNISED*, AUGENDS*, EVADING*, GUINEAS*, INVADES*, UNSAVED* 65
8 SAGEWTUFT WAGES 42 – 56 WAGES AFTEST*, ASTUTE, ESTUFA*, STATUE* 71
9 25 9 3 4 2 5 → 858 858
(4 × 25 − 5) × 9 + 3
52 – 66 858
(4 × 9 − 2) × 25 + 5 + 3


81
TTT DONBROOK This will let you in, and it will help you out. DOORKNOB
10 NAJIBREDO INBOARD 59 – 73 BRAINED DEBONAIR, DIBORANE 89
11 QSMAOISTO STOMAS 65 – 73 moists ☓ 95
12 REPISGAMK GARPIKES 73 – 73 skimper ☓ EPIGRAMS, GRAMPIES 103
13 PTVEOUTFE PUTTEE 79 – 73 POUT FOUETTE* 110
14 75 5 10 9 8 8 → 894 892
(8 − 5 + 9) × 75 − 8
86 – 73

Best: 894 = 75 × 10 + (8 + 8) × 9

120
15 FINESTHAM MINESHAFT
(29 seconds)
96 – 73 130
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