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Episode 5999

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Episode 5999 was broadcast on 25 September 2014, as part of Series 71.

Michael McDowell played Elisabeth Jardine, with Michael McDowell winning 73 – 52. The Dictionary Corner guest was Deborah Meaden, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Michael McDowell Score Elisabeth Jardine Others Max.
1 NRTEUDIOJ JOINTED 7 – 7 JOINTED JOINTURE, ROUTINED 8
2 NCQTPEAEG centage ☓ 7 – 7 pentace ☓ CETANE*, ENCAGE*, NEGATE, NEPETA*, PANTEC*, PECTEN*, TENACE* 14
3 100 8 4 5 7 3 → 711 711
100 × 7 + 3 + 8
17 – 17 711
100 × 7 + 3 + 8


24
TTT IANSGLUM Ian's glum, because his favourite team have suffered a few of these lately. MAULINGS
4 BTDCLAEUN BLEAT 22 – 17 unbated ☓ BLUNTED*, TUNABLE*, UNLACED 31
5 EOSLGSICY GLOSSY 28 – 23 GLOSSY LOESSIC*, OSSICLE* 38
6 25 10 4 2 4 1 → 727 28 – 23 725 ☓

Best: 728 = (25 + 1) × (10 + 4) × 2

45
7 BMAPTEIND PAINTED 35 – 30 PAINTED AMBIENT, MEDIANT* 52
8 RHSTDUIOR TORRID 41 – 36 STUDIO DROUTHS*, STRIDOR* 59
9 25 7 8 6 8 9 → 465 466
(8 + 9) × 25 + 6 × 8 − 7
48 – 36 467

RR: 465 = (7 + 8) × (25 + 6)

69
TTT CHIPPEAS Are these men of the cheeky variety? CHAPPIES
10 VWTKMUOEW MOVE 52 – 40 WOVE MEOW, MOKE*, MOTE*, MOUE*, MUTE, OVUM*, TOKE*, TOME, VETO, VOTE*, WOKE* 73
11 TPAARFOLA AFLOAT 58 – 46 PORTAL APOLAR*, PATROL 79
12 RDRZRUIAN DRAIN 58 – 52 DURIAN 85
13 RPSOENSON SNOOPERS 66 – 52 PERSONS POORNESS, SPOONERS 93
14 75 6 4 2 3 6 → 646 645
(75 + 6) × (6 + 2) − 3
73 – 52 649

RR: 646 = (75 + 6) × 4 × 2 − 6 ÷ 3

103
15 ECOCRINGE 73 – 52 coerceing ☓
(8.75 seconds)
CONCIERGE 113
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