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Episode 5645

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Episode 5645 was broadcast on 18 February 2013, and was the sixth Round 2 match of the 30th Birthday Championship.

Innis Carson played Kirk Bevins, with Kirk Bevins winning 112 – 102, after a tie-break conundrum. The Dictionary Corner guest was Dr Phil Hammond, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

This episode was repeated on 15 June 2020. However, the first conundrum was cut from the rebroadcast, due to its solution having relation to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Innis Carson Score Kirk Bevins Others Max.
1 SMUDEUTWT SMUTTED 7 – 7 SMUTTED 7
2 XDPAEITAM ADIPATE 14 – 14 MIXTAPE 14
3 UOEPGLNQH PLOUGH 20 – 20 PHENOL ENOUGH*, LOUNGE*, PLUNGE* 20
4 STDAOIZDR ASTROID 27 – 27 ASTROID DOTARDS* 27
5 50 25 3 9 5 9 → 659 659
(25 − 9 − 3) × 50 + 9
37 – 37 659
(25 − 9 − 3) × 50 + 9


37
TTT ROASTLEG They're full of themselves, and they'll let you know it. GLOATERS
6 LSGAIEMRA LAIRAGES 45 – 37 MALAISE RAILAGES*, REGALISM 45
7 SRKOASERO SOAKERS 52 – 44 SOAKERS KOREROS*, SOARERS* 52
8 TVDEIATEN TAINTED 52 – 52 VENDETTA 60
9 UAJTCFEPU CAJEPUT 59 – 59 CAJEPUT CAJUPUT 67
10 2 7 8 1 5 3 → 623 623
(5 × 3 × (8 − 2) − 1) × 7
69 – 69 623
((3 × 2 + 5) × 8 + 1) × 7


77
TTT GLENSHIP Portions of a Beatles song, perhaps? HELPINGS
11 STNEUICOE COUNTIES 77 – 77 SEICENTO 85
12 GLVAIEHSL VILLAGES 85 – 85 SHIGELLA 93
13 OENBWYIRM BROMINE 92 – 92 BROWNIE 100
14 75 10 1 9 4 7 → 735 735
75 × 10 − (9 + 7 − 1)
102 – 102 735
75 × 10 − (9 + 7 − 1)


110
15 UNILEVERC curveline ☓
(18 seconds)
102 – 102 cervuline ☓
(2.5 seconds)
VIRULENCE 120
TB BARRYDICK 102 – 112 BRICKYARD
(1.5 seconds)
120
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