Episode 5244

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Episode 5244 was broadcast on 18 April 2011, as part of Series 64.

Mary Adie played Barbara Grice, with Mary Adie winning 105 – 95, after a tie-break conundrum. The Dictionary Corner guest was Carol Smillie, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Mary Adie Score Barbara Grice Others Max.
1 LQHNAOEDS LOANED 6 – 6 LOANED HANDLES, HANDSEL*, SHOALED 7
2 LASCOIPGT PLASTIC 13 – 13 TOPICAL CAPITOLS*, OPTICALS 15
3 VTDVEAERM TEAMED 13 – 20 AVERTED 22
4 WORIDSUAB ABSURD 19 – 26 BRAIDS ADSORB*, AROIDS*, BOARDS*, BROADS*, DISBAR*, DOBRAS*, ISOBAR*, RADIOS, RADIUS* 28
5 75 9 10 1 4 5 → 275 275
4 × 75 − (10 + 9 + 1 + 5)
29 – 36 275
(4 − 1) × 75 + 5 × 10


38
TTT MINIDISH Make the mini dish a little bit smaller. DIMINISH
6 POTREAGBE POTAGER 36 – 43 PROTEGE BORGATE*, OPERATE, PORTAGE*, PROBATE 45
7 STXSNOEUM MOUNTS 42 – 49 MOUNTS SEXTONS 52
8 FLESOITCE SELECT 48 – 55 STIFLE CITOLES*, ESTOILE*, LEFTIES* 59
9 PRSNIUEJT JUNIPER 55 – 55 SNIPER JUNIPERS 67
10 75 4 8 9 3 7 → 119 119
75 + 4 × (8 + 3)
65 – 65 119
75 + 4 × (8 + 3)


77
TTT BIGFLIES These type of garments don't come with flies. FILIBEGS
11 NZFSLIOAE ALONE 70 – 70 FAZES FINALES, OLEFINS* 84
12 TDURAEPNO UPRATED 77 – 77 PRONATE PRONATED 92
13 TCNRDAEAE CANTERED 85 – 85 RECANTED CRENATED*, DECANTER 100
14 100 5 2 8 4 5 → 360 360
(5 − 2) × 100 + (8 + 4) × 5
95 – 95 360
4 × 100 − 8 × 5


110
15 OLDCRABPI 95 – 95 CLIPBOARD 120
TB INTERCROC INCORRECT
(21.5 seconds)
105 – 95 correction ☓
(13.75 seconds)
120
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