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Episode 5778

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Episode 5778 was broadcast on 26 September 2013, as part of Series 69.

Ritch Greenwood played Andy Sheppard, with Ritch Greenwood winning 80 – 66. The Dictionary Corner guest was Katherine Grainger, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Ritch Greenwood Score Andy Sheppard Others Max.
1 DRTSEUOFI DUSTIER 7 – 7 FROSTED OUTRIDES, OUTSIDER* 8
2 RANESALMO ARSENAL 14 – 7 MANORS ALMONERS 16
3 9 4 5 8 10 2 → 858 849
(8 × 10 + 4) × 2 × 5 + 9
19 – 7 859 ☓

RR: 858 = (8 × 10 − 2) × (4 × 5 − 9)

26
TTT UNITGROG A unit of grog? Well, it is on the tiles! GROUTING
4 GESOVERNR governers ☓ 19 – 7 governers ☓ GOVERNS, RENVERS*, VERGERS* 33
5 TSNDIOEAL TOENAILS 27 – 15 ISOLATED DELATIONS 51
6 100 5 1 8 2 7 → 860 860
(100 + 7) × 8 + 5 − 1
37 – 25 860
8 × 100 + (7 − 1) × 5 × 2


61
7 WLJHEOUTA WHALE 42 – 30 TOWEL HOWLET*, LOATHE*, OUTLAW, WEALTH 67
8 VOSEROCYT COVERT 48 – 36 OYSTER COOTERS, COVERTS, COYOTES, OOCYTES*, SCOOTER, VECTORS* 74
9 7 6 4 8 1 9 → 978 48 – 36

RR: 976/980 Best: 980 = (9 + 1) × 7 × (8 + 6)

81
TTT LOSSGAIN You're not making a loss, you're bringing in the bucks. LASSOING
10 DAMITOHTP PATIO 53 – 41 APHID DIATOM, OPTIMA* 87
11 GDFZEIOBN DOZING 59 – 41 BINGO BOINGED 94
12 SEGANIDSB DEBASING 67 – 49 DEBASING ASSIGNED*, BEADINGS 102
13 PRSQOAINE OPERAS 73 – 49 paniers ☓ ORPINES*, PARISON*, PERSONA*, SOAPIER 109
14 75 2 6 7 7 3 → 997 996
(6 + 7) × 75 + 7 × 3
80 – 56 996
(6 + 7) × 75 + 7 × 3

RR: 997 = (75 + 2) × (7 + 6) − (7 − 3)

119
15 TINYCRIES 80 – 66 SINCERITY
(2.25 seconds)
129
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