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Episode 5224

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[[Andy McGurn]] played [[James Hall]], with Andy McGurn winning {{score|94|87}}. The [[Dictionary Corner]] guest was [[Donal MacIntyre]], and the [[lexicographer]] was [[Susie Dent]].
[[Andy McGurn]] played [[James Hall]], with Andy McGurn winning {{score|94|87}}. The [[Dictionary Corner]] guest was [[Donal MacIntyre]], and the [[lexicographer]] was [[Susie Dent]].
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NOTE: Hall's declaration of {{word|TOUGHED}} was later found to be wrongly disallowed by Dent, and so the score should have been {{score|94|94}} and therefore go to a tie-break conundrum. As per precedent, Hall was invited back in the following series.
==Rounds==
==Rounds==
{{Rounds-start|Andy McGurn|James Hall}}
{{Rounds-start|Andy McGurn|James Hall}}
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{{R-letters  |1 |GDTEOIHEU|HIDEOUT  |toughed {{x}}|TOUGHIE            |  7|0  |  7}}
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{{R-letters  |1 |GDTEOIHEU|HIDEOUT  |toughed {{x}}**|TOUGHIE            |  7|0  |  7}}
{{R-letters  |2 |LNMEOEHOR|HORMONE  |HORMONE  |HONOREE*, MOORHEN*  | 14|7  | 14}}
{{R-letters  |2 |LNMEOEHOR|HORMONE  |HORMONE  |HONOREE*, MOORHEN*  | 14|7  | 14}}
{{R-letters  |3 |DLBIAUSOE|AUDIBLE  |DISABLE  |AUDIBLES*          | 21|14 | 22}}
{{R-letters  |3 |DLBIAUSOE|AUDIBLE  |DISABLE  |AUDIBLES*          | 21|14 | 22}}
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Episode 5224 was broadcast on 21 March 2011, as part of Series 64.

Andy McGurn played James Hall, with Andy McGurn winning 94 – 87. The Dictionary Corner guest was Donal MacIntyre, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

NOTE: Hall's declaration of TOUGHED was later found to be wrongly disallowed by Dent, and so the score should have been 94 – 94 and therefore go to a tie-break conundrum. As per precedent, Hall was invited back in the following series.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Andy McGurn Score James Hall Others Max.
1 GDTEOIHEU HIDEOUT 7 – 0 toughed ☓** TOUGHIE 7
2 LNMEOEHOR HORMONE 14 – 7 HORMONE HONOREE*, MOORHEN* 14
3 DLBIAUSOE AUDIBLE 21 – 14 DISABLE AUDIBLES* 22
4 RSAOENMNJ OARSMEN 28 – 21 MANNERS MANNOSE*, MOANERS 29
5 100 75 4 3 3 8 → 760 760
(100 − (3 ÷ 3 + 4)) × 8
38 – 21 758


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TTT BOBREADS Bob reads book from cover to cover, he's gripped by it! ABSORBED
6 SGNTOEAOS TANGOES 45 – 28 TANGOES GENTOOS, ONSTAGE*, SOONEST*, STOOGES 46
7 RTSAAEWNA STREWN 51 – 34 ANSWER WANTERS 53
8 EIPXTDUEO POUTED 57 – 40 EXITED EPIDOTE*, EPOXIDE*, EPOXIED* 60
9 TDKEAEFRT FREAKED 64 – 47 FREAKED DRAFTEE*, FRETTED*, TREATED 67
10 9 6 1 4 1 10 → 446 446
(10 + 1) × 4 × (9 + 1) + 6
74 – 57 446
(6 − 1) × 9 × 10 − 4


77
TTT STARSHIP Forget Enterprise, they're all about pluck. HARPISTS
11 RSROAEWMI WORRIES 81 – 64 MARROWS ARMOIRES*, EARWORMS* 85
12 SNIEOPFAU INFUSE 87 – 70 FUSION FUSAIN*, OPINES, PAEONS, PIANOS*, PONIES*, PUISNE*, SUPINE*, UNSAFE* 91
13 RSTIOECIA RACIEST 94 – 77 COASTER AORISTIC 99
14 6 4 1 9 4 3 → 912 94 – 77

RR: 912 = (9 × 4 + 3 − 1) × 4 × 6

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15 DREAMSPAN 94 – 87 AMPERSAND
(3.25 seconds)
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