Episode 5248

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Episode 5248 was broadcast on 22 April 2011, as part of Series 64.

Mary Adie played Chris Childs, with Chris Childs winning 65 – 58. The Dictionary Corner guest was Carol Smillie, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Mary Adie Score Chris Childs Others Max.
1 FNTVDEIAO AVOID 0 – 7 FAINTED DONATIVE 8
2 GTRAOMNUA AMOUNT 6 – 13 AMOUNT ARGONAUT 16
3 PRGKNEOIB PONGIER 13 – 20 PERKING BORKING*, BROKING*, KERBING*, PIROGEN*, PORKING, PROBING* 23
4 LWREINREI WIRIER 19 – 26 REWIRE WIRELINE* 31
5 75 4 2 9 7 8 → 621 621 ☓ 19 – 26

RR: 621 = (75 − 4 − 2) × 9

41
TTT MYRONALD My Ronald likes to do things off the cuff. RANDOMLY
6 TLPEOAMTU AMULET 25 – 26 PLATE PALMETTO 49
7 VNWDPAOIA AVOID 30 – 31 PANDA NAVAID* 55
8 TSCEOINRI SECTION 30 – 39 CORNIEST CROSTINI, INCITERS* 63
9 XCSLDEEAE DESCALE 37 – 39 LEASED DECEASE, EXCEEDS* 70
10 50 75 100 25 8 8 → 554 37 – 46 550
8 × 50 + 100 + 75 − 25

RR: 554 = 8 × 75 − 50 + 100 ÷ 25

80
TTT CORNGIGS Give someone a mouthful, then take a hike. SCROGGIN
11 SDJSDIEAM ASIDES 43 – 52 MISSED DESMIDS*, DIADEMS*, MASJIDS* 87
12 YNSEIBOSH BOSSY 43 – 58 SHINES BISHES*, BOSEYS*, BOSIES*, BOYISH*, ENOSIS*, HONEYS*, NOISES, NOSHES*, NOSIES*, OSSEIN*, SONSIE* 93
13 TDRLNEUOS TRUNDLES 51 – 58 RESOUND ROUNDELS, ROUNDEST, TONSURED*, TURNSOLE*, UNSOLDER*, UNSORTED* 101
14 50 75 25 100 8 1 → 246 243
100 + 75 + 50 + 25 − (8 − 1)
58 – 65 249
8 × 25 + 50 − 1

RR: 246 = (75 − 1) × 100 ÷ 25 − 50

111
15 BEEROHYUM 58 – 65 HOMEBUYER 121
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