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Episode 5623

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Episode 5623 was broadcast on 17 January 2013, and was the ninth preliminary round match of the 30th Birthday Championship.

Ed McCullagh played Jonathan Rawlinson, with Jonathan Rawlinson winning 104 – 94, after a tie-break conundrum. The Dictionary Corner guest was Martin Lewis, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

This episode was repeated on 14 May 2020.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Ed McCullagh Score Jonathan Rawlinson Others Max.
1 EIANLRUHS HAULIERS 8 – 8 HAULIERS INHALERS* 8
2 EVAREMIHL HEAVIER 15 – 15 MEALIER EMAILER*, VERMEIL* 15
3 WNROEOVSR overworn ☓ 15 – 15 oversow ☓ OWNERS*, ROOVES*, ROVERS, ROWENS*, ROWERS*, SNORER*, SOONER*, SORROW*, WOOERS*, WORSEN* 21
4 APIGEDUSP GUPPIES 22 – 22 GAUDIES DUPPIES* 28
5 9 7 7 2 4 3 → 793 792
(7 + 7 − 3) × 9 × 4 × 2
29 – 22


35
TTT EMUSLIPS Overwhelming urges to eat lentils and chickpeas, perhaps? IMPULSES
6 ASOGANIRU AROUSING 37 – 30 AROUSING GUARANIS* 43
7 OEIMCTSEA EMOTES 37 – 37 AMOSITE ATOMIES*, ATOMISE, COATEES*, EMETICS*, SOMATIC, STEAMIE* 50
8 ONETOBENY NEOTENY 44 – 44 NEOTENY 57
9 AMDOEPDMN POMADED 51 – 51 POMADED 64
10 100 50 75 25 9 2 → 770 770
50 ÷ (9 − 100 ÷ 25) × (75 + 2)
61 – 51 770 ☓


74
TTT ABLESOIL The soil makes it possible for these plants to grow. LOBELIAS
11 RTLUOEWTI OUTLIER 68 – 58 TRIOLET 81
12 APIRETOGS PASTORIE 76 – 66 SEPTORIA GRAPIEST, PORTAGES*, POTAGERS* 89
13 AIEZSTLDO ISOLATED 84 – 74 DIASTOLE SLEAZOID, SODALITE* 97
14 25 100 75 50 6 5 → 588 588
(100 − 50 ÷ 25) × 6
94 – 84 588
(100 − 50 ÷ 25) × 6


107
15 HATESSNOW 94 – 94 STONEWASH
(1 second)
117
TB SCANTFARM 94 – 104 CRAFTSMAN
(0.75 seconds)
117
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