Episode 5255

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Episode 5255 was broadcast on 3 May 2011, as part of Series 64.

Roger Edwards played Joe Jenkinson, with Joe Jenkinson winning 86 – 66. The Dictionary Corner guest was Alastair Stewart, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Roger Edwards Score Joe Jenkinson Others Max.
1 GRNTBEOAQ BANTER 6 – 6 ORANGE BARONET, BORGATE, NEGATOR* 7
2 LCEUDNAER CLEANED 13 – 13 CLEANED UNCLEARED 25
3 YTDFNOEIT TONED 13 – 19 FITTED ENTITY*, FOETID*, NOTIFY, TIENTO*, TINTED*, TONIFY* 31
4 LPAONTASI SPATIAL 20 – 19 PLANTS TALAPOINS* 49
5 2 4 2 6 5 3 → 897 20 – 19

RR: 900 Best: 900 = 3 × 5 × 6 × (4 × 2 + 2)

56
TTT AHMUMBLE There's no need to mumble the words to this sort of tune. HUMMABLE
6 DLEUPRNIH RUINED 20 – 26 PLUNDER UNDERLIP 64
7 GTPSRAEUN GRAPES 20 – 33 PASTURE SPEARGUN, TREPANGS* 72
8 SJNAOTIKT TAINTS 26 – 39 TAINTS STOTINKA* 80
9 RUVADESMR MURDERS 33 – 46 MURDERS EARDRUMS* 88
10 25 3 10 4 5 8 → 112 112
5 × 25 − 10 − 3
43 – 56 112
25 × 4 + 10 + 5 − 3


98
TTT NEWSKILL If calligraphy is your new skill, you'll need these. INKWELLS
11 ISUMESTMP stumpies ☓ 43 – 63 TUMMIES STEPMUMS 106
12 WRAWDESOB BOARDS 49 – 69 BREADS SOWBREAD 114
13 GESALEFDG FLEDGES 56 – 76 FLAGGED DEGAGES*, SLAGGED* 121
14 25 1 2 8 6 10 → 385 385
(10 + 6) × 25 − (8 × 2 − 1)
66 – 86 385
(10 + 6) × 25 − (8 × 2 − 1)


131
15 BIMBOSCAT 66 – 86 BOMBASTIC 141
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