Episode 5353

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Episode 5353 was broadcast on 14 October 2011, as part of Series 65.

Nikki Roberts played Jack Gregson, with Nikki Roberts winning 83 – 68. The Dictionary Corner guest was Dr Phil Hammond, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Nikki Roberts Score Jack Gregson Others Max.
1 TMTAEISLR MALTIEST 8 – 0 9 REMITTALS* 18
2 NKOBDUOJM BOUND 13 – 5 MOUND BOOJUM 24
3 SHMEIOLSS missels ☓ 13 – 11 LOSSES ISOHELS*, LISSOME, MOSSIES*, SLOSHES 31
4 GHRAIPDAL RADIAL 19 – 17 RADIAL DIGRAPH*, GHARIAL 38
5 25 4 7 10 3 4 → 640 19 – 17 639 ☓

RR: 640 = (25 × 3 − (4 + 7)) × 10

48
TTT FARSTOUT Truffles that sound like bitter spacecraft. TARTUFOS
6 TVNIORSUE VERSION 26 – 24 STONIER INVESTOR*, ROUTINES, SOUVENIR, UNRIVETS*, VENTURIS*, VITREOUS* 56
7 DBRIAIESF BRAISED 33 – 31 FAIRIES AIRBEDS*, AIRSIDE*, BARDIES*, BIRDIES*, BRIDIES*, DAIRIES*, DARBIES*, DIARIES*, DIARISE, SEABIRD*, SIDEBAR* 63
8 GPTOENXAY POTAGE 39 – 31 ATONE OXYGEN, PAEONY*, TEAPOY* 69
9 DWCEUORCS COURSED 46 – 31 CROCUS SCOURED*, SOURCED* 76
10 100 6 3 6 4 9 → 189 189
(6 − 4) × 100 − (6 ÷ 3 + 9)
56 – 41 189
6 ÷ 3 × 100 − (6 − 4 + 9)


86
TTT PENTRAIL Take to the air with more than 2 wings. TRIPLANE
11 NTNEAERTO ROTATE 62 – 47 ROTATE ENTRANT*, ENTREAT*, NEONATE*, NORTENA, TENONER*, TERNATE* 93
12 GDNAIWSEI DESIGN 68 – 53 WINGED SWINGED, WINDAGE* 100
13 PNLEOAZME PLANE 73 – 58 PLANE EMPANEL, EMPLANE* 107
14 50 6 7 10 4 6 → 501 501
50 × 10 + 6 ÷ 6
83 – 68 501
10 × 50 + 7 − 6


117
15 TICTEAPOT 83 – 68 PETTICOAT 127
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