Episode 5253

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Episode 5253 was broadcast on 29 April 2011, as part of Series 64.

Roger Edwards played Mathew Pickering, with Roger Edwards winning 78 – 69. The Dictionary Corner guest was Dr Phil Hammond, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Roger Edwards Score Mathew Pickering Others Max.
1 SONIREHBA BRAINS 6 – 6 SHINER BARONIES 8
2 TCROAETNO CANTER 12 – 12 CANTER CORNETTO 16
3 XRLSGIOUE GLORIES 19 – 12 ROUGES LOURIES*, LOUSIER, LURGIES, REGULOS* 23
4 PTMWOAEIJ WIPE 23 – 16 PEAT OPIATE, OPTIMA, POTJIE* 29
5 7 7 1 9 5 6 → 363 365
9 × 7 × 6 − (7 + 5 + 1)
30 – 16 360

RR: 363 = (7 × 5 + 7 − 1) × 9 − 6

39
TTT DADRANTS Dad rants about the quality of a newspaper. STANDARD
6 FLDOAEVTS FLOATED 37 – 23 FLOATED SOLVATED* 47
7 RGVQSEIEL SILVER 43 – 29 LIVERS VELIGERS* 55
8 KTNUEAWRE TANKER 49 – 35 TANKER RETAKEN, TWEAKER* 62
9 CBLDTUAEU DEALT 49 – 41 CABLED DUCTULE* 69
10 50 8 1 3 10 7 → 668 670
(10 + 3) × (50 + 1) + 7
56 – 41

RR: 668 = (50 + 10) × (7 + 3 + 1) × 8

79
TTT LIONMUSE Using this might drive you up the wall. EMULSION
11 GDPFLIEAE PLEDGE 62 – 47 PLEDGE EPIGEAL 86
12 NDNOIURTO ROUND 62 – 53 NOTION OROTUND* 93
13 SZMDSAIUE MISSED 68 – 59 MASSED ASSUMED*, MEDUSAS*, MISUSED 100
14 50 2 5 7 6 9 → 736 736
(9 + 6) × 50 − 7 × 2
78 – 69 736
(9 + 6) × 50 − 7 × 2


110
15 RICECHURN 78 – 69 CRUNCHIER 120
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