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Episode 5998

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Episode 5998 was broadcast on 24 September 2014, as part of Series 71.

Paul Worsley played Michael McDowell, with Michael McDowell winning 76 – 70. The Dictionary Corner guest was Deborah Meaden, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Paul Worsley Score Michael McDowell Others Max.
1 SQSIOIDRO DOORS 5 – 5 DROSS ROODS* 5
2 HNEOTDEFN fonted ☓ 5 – 5 fonted ☓ ENDNOTE*, TENONED* 12
3 75 9 1 4 4 5 → 162 5 – 12 158
(9 + 1) ÷ 2 × 75 + 4 + 4

RR: 162 = (75 ÷ 5 + 4 − 1) × 9

22
TTT SOHONICK You might be forgiven for thinking these are flying fish. CHINOOKS
4 AERNTSIND STRAINED 13 – 20 STRAINED DETRAINS, ENTRAINS*, RANDIEST*, TRANNIES 30
5 PVNHEAOGI HEAPING 20 – 20 OPINE HEAVING 37
6 75 4 8 7 9 3 → 844 845 20 – 30 844
(9 + 3) × 75 − 7 × 8


47
7 MCTEIENSI EMETICS 27 – 30 minciest ☓ CENTIMES, ENMITIES*, NICETIES* 55
8 LGJOAELRU GAOLER 33 – 36 GAOLER ALLEGRO 62
9 50 1 6 3 10 7 → 204 204
(50 + 1) × (10 − 6)
43 – 46 204
(50 + 1) × (7 − 3)


72
TTT LADYPREP He was preparing to meet the lady for the first time, so dressed this way. DAPPERLY
10 TYAWBRIAL WARTY 43 – 52 LARIAT RAILWAY*, RATABLY* 79
11 XRDEOAZRE READER 49 – 58 ROARED RAZORED* 86
12 TLSEURFES FRETLESS 57 – 66 FLUSTERS STREUSEL* 94
13 CRCAIETGA TRIAGE 63 – 66 CIGAR ACRATIC*, CARTAGE 101
14 100 5 10 6 6 4 → 262 261
(5 × 100 + 10) ÷ (6 − 4) + 6
70 – 66 260

RR: 262 = 100 ÷ 4 x 10 + 6 + 6

111
15 LOCALDATE 70 – 76 ALLOCATED
(7.25 seconds)
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