Episode 5240

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Episode 5240 was broadcast on 12 April 2011, as part of Series 64.

Graham Hill played Thyba Ali, with Graham Hill winning 87 – 69. The Dictionary Corner guest was Ken Bruce, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Graham Hill Score Thyba Ali Others Max.
1 TRFEOUTCI CUTTER 6 – 6 FITTER TOREUTIC* 8
2 EAOHWSEDL SHADOW 6 – 13 LEASHED SHAWLED*, SHOALED, WELSHED*, WHEALED* 15
3 NKNZUEASL SLUNK 11 – 18 LEAKS ANKLES, ANNULS*, KANZUS*, KULANS*, SUNKEN, UNSEAL* 21
4 EOUMRGAET GREAT 16 – 23 GREAT GOURMET, OUTRAGE, REMUAGE* 28
5 25 100 75 50 9 7 → 388 391 ☓ 16 – 23

RR: 388 = (50 − 7) × 9 + (100 − 75) ÷ 25

38
TTT GAPEINTO Gape into the empty bottle of red. PINOTAGE
6 AUIDYNAPD PANDA 21 – 28 PANDA DANAID*, UNPAID 44
7 PLJDEAEVT PLEATED 28 – 35 PLEATED VALETED 51
8 QRDOIOITH THIRD 33 – 35 ROOT TOROID* 57
9 WTSEIEVBP SWEET 38 – 40 SPITE PEEWITS, WEBSITE 64
10 50 25 4 3 6 6 → 108 108
(6 ÷ 3 + 25) × 4
48 – 40 109


74
TTT RUNGRADE The answer might be some kind of delusion. GRANDEUR
11 LSGAEOMTA GLEAMS 54 – 46 METALS LEGATOS, MALATES*, MALTASE*, MALTOSE*, OATMEAL*, TAMALES 81
12 EOIXGECNR REGION 60 – 52 CRINGE EXERGONIC* 99
13 DNSFIUOSS FUSIONS 67 – 59 FUSIONS 106
14 25 3 1 2 8 4 → 179 179
(4 + 3) × 25 + 8 ÷ 2
77 – 69 179
(8 − 1) × 25 + 4


116
15 GASLEFTON FLAGSTONE
(20.5 seconds)
87 – 69 126
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