Episode 5285

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Episode 5285 was broadcast on 14 June 2011, as part of Series 65.

Graeme Cole played Mike Linnell, with Graeme Cole winning 125 – 19. The Dictionary Corner guest was Jon Culshaw, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Graeme Cole Score Mike Linnell Others Max.
1 MNLSEOINO LOONIES 7 – 0 MELONS SIMOLEON* 8
2 STADETOWA TOASTED 14 – 0 STATED SWATTED*, SWOTTED*, TOSTADA 15
3 DPROOIBTA PAROTID 21 – 0 ORBIT 22
4 PRNUERAWE WARREN 27 – 0 PURER PRAWNER 29
5 50 8 2 10 6 9 → 907 907
(10 + 8) × 50 + 9 − 2
37 – 0


39
TTT THESAINT He didn't go marching in, he was a bit tentative. HESITANT
6 SLATEMESL MALLETS 44 – 0 latest ☓ MATELESS, MEATLESS, SMALLEST* 47
7 DNRUEAMSI NURSEMAID 62 – 0 DREAMS 65
8 QVAEHLIIV VALVE 67 – 5 VALVE HAVELI* 71
9 FJCAEUNRE FURNACE 74 – 5 FENCER 78
10 100 6 5 1 2 8 → 821 821
(100 + 2) × 8 + 5
84 – 5 821 ☓


88
TTT EARTHMOP Bumped into the quartet, so to speak. METAPHOR
11 MGZOAORKE MOORAGE 91 – 5 GROOM 95
12 XTPUEFIOD POUTED 97 – 11 POUTED FOETID*, TUXEDO 101
13 RGNIUABSE URBANISE 105 – 19 BEARINGS REBASING* 109
14 25 100 4 1 5 6 → 427 427
4 × 100 + 25 + 1 + 6 − 5
115 – 19 427 ☓


119
15 IVYLEAVES EVASIVELY
(2.5 seconds)
125 – 19 129
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