Episode 5139

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Episode 5139 was broadcast on 25 October 2010, as part of Series 63.

Jane Bates played Claire Casey, with Claire Casey winning 84 – 80. The Dictionary Corner guest was Rory McGrath, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Jane Bates Score Claire Casey Others Max.
1 IEASRGTEF greater ☓ 0 – 8 FRIGATES 8
2 ZODIOSNHA HOODS 5 – 8 danish ☓ HOODIAS* 15
3 PARUNYNIW RAINY 10 – 13 RUNNY INWRAP*, PUNANI*, PUNANY*, PYURIA*, RUNWAY*, UNWARY, UNWRAP 21
4 TMCEEUGTS MEETS 15 – 18 GUEST MUSETTE*, TECTUMS* 28
5 50 2 2 7 6 4 → 220 220
50 × 4 + 7 × 2 + 6
25 – 28 220
(50 + 6) × (2 + 2) − 4


38
TTT THECARDS Stiff shirts are on the cards if you've done this. STARCHED
6 VLNEIUDRO DRIVEN 25 – 35 ROUNDEL LOUVRED*, UNLIVED*, UNLOVED*, UNOILED* 45
7 IEOLDSNEK LIKENED 32 – 42 KINDLES KNEIDELS 53
8 RMLHIUOXE HOLIER 38 – 42 moler ☓ HELIUM*, HOMIER*, HUMERI*, LOURIE* 59
9 TAESCUNRD UNDERCAST 56 – 60 UNDERCAST TRANSDUCE*, UNDERACTS 77
10 75 10 3 4 2 5 → 558 565 ☓ 56 – 60

RR: 558 = (10 − 3) × (75 + 5) − 2

87
TTT TILTTOES You'll need to tilt your toes with this heel. STILETTO
11 EEASLPNIJ PLANES 56 – 67 SPANIEL PENALISE 95
12 STROEIPBA PASTIER 63 – 74 PROBATE PASTORIE*, PROBATES, SEPTORIA* 103
13 NEEMATQIM MATINEE 70 – 74 INMATE MEANTIME 111
14 50 5 9 3 6 2 → 101 101
50 × 2 + 6 − 5
80 – 84 101
2 × 50 + 9 − (5 + 3)


121
15 SUBMETRIC 80 – 84 CRUMBIEST 131
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