Episode 5277

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Episode 5277 was broadcast on 2 June 2011, and was the second semi-final of Series 64.

Edward McCullagh played Mary Adie, with Edward McCullagh winning 120 – 41. The Dictionary Corner guest was Gregg Wallace, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Edward McCullagh Score Mary Adie Others Max.
1 OHSEOVQRH HOOVERS 7 – 7 HOOVERS 7
2 GZTSLAEON TANGELOS 15 – 7 TALONS 15
3 DGIOPYUTE DEPUTY 21 – 13 POUTED DUGITE* 21
4 LSTRSOEAI SOLARISE 29 – 13 RETAILS ISOLATES, ORALISTS*, OSTERIAS*, REALISTS*, SALTIRES 29
5 50 75 100 25 8 10 → 184 184
(25 − 100 ÷ 50) × 8
39 – 13 185


39
TTT ALLGUESS You won't all guess this, I predict a few holdups. GALLUSES
6 RDPSDAIAE PARADISE 47 – 21 PARADISE 47
7 ONVAPMUTR PANTOUM 54 – 21 TRAMP 54
8 LCTNSEAUE CLEANEST 62 – 21 CASTLE NUCLEATES 72
9 OLMUWTICA OUTLAW 68 – 21 CALM COMITAL* 79
10 100 10 9 3 10 4 → 183 183
9 × 10 + 100 − (4 + 3)
78 – 31 183
9 × 10 + 100 − (4 + 3)


89
TTT MANICBEE The manic bee gives the place a bit of a buzz. AMBIENCE
11 KREOSGMIN MONIKERS 86 – 31 RESIGN 97
12 RNFNXEUEO NEURONE 93 – 31 FOUR 104
13 UMOBESBSD MOUSSED 100 – 31 BOMBED 111
14 25 6 4 7 8 9 → 448 448
(6 ÷ (8 ÷ 4) + 25) × (9 + 7)
110 – 41 448
(6 + 4 + 8) × 25 − (9 − 7)


121
15 LONGNITES SINGLETON
(1.5 seconds)
120 – 41 131
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