Episode 5247

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Episode 5247 was broadcast on 21 April 2011, as part of Series 64.

Mary Adie played James Timpson, with Mary Adie winning 88 – 60. The Dictionary Corner guest was Carol Smillie, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Mary Adie Score James Timpson Others Max.
1 SMDNGEUAW SMUDGE 6 – 6 SMUDGE SWAGMEN*, UNWAGED 7
2 TSJEIERDR RESITED 13 – 13 RETRIED DESTRIER* 15
3 PMSTMOEAO TEMPOS 19 – 13 MOPES STEMMA* 21
4 LTGIAUSGE GAUGES 25 – 13 laggiest ☓ LIGATES, UGLIEST 28
5 50 8 9 1 9 2 → 580 580
(50 + 8) × (9 + 1)
35 – 23 580
(50 + 8) × (9 + 1)


38
TTT THISGOAL The beetles were big, in fact, they were huge! GOLIATHS
6 PNQOAODNE PANNED 41 – 29 PANNED POONED* 44
7 DTTVZAEOS TOASTED 48 – 36 TOASTED 51
8 LTDEEASDV SLATED 54 – 36 steals ☓ DESALTED 59
9 CNTWIUEOY COUNTY 60 – 36 TWICE NICETY, NOETIC*, NOTICE*, TOWNIE*, WINCEY* 65
10 1 10 2 6 10 7 → 362 60 – 46 362
(7 − 1) × 6 × 10 + 2


75
TTT RODSMINI This 8 can be fours, fives or even sixes. MIDIRONS
11 BLPXNUEUI NUBILE 66 – 46 BLUE LUPINE* 81
12 PMGAUARRN PURR 70 – 50 PRAM PANGRAM 88
13 LRNTRIAOE RELATION 78 – 50 LATRINE ANTERIOR*, ORIENTAL 96
14 7 9 4 2 9 1 → 255 78 – 60 255
7 × 4 × 9 + 2 + 1


106
15 TRIALPLAY PARTIALLY
(26 seconds)
88 – 60 116
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