Episode 5380

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Episode 5380 was broadcast on 22 November 2011, as part of Series 65.

Alex Morton played Jamie Wainwright, with Alex Morton winning 82 – 57. The Dictionary Corner guest was Tim Vine, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Alex Morton Score Jamie Wainwright Others Max.
1 NTERUOSES ROUTES 6 – 6 ROUTES NEUROSES, TONSURES*, TRUENESS* 8
2 MNMAUESGA MANAGES 13 – 13 MANAGES GAMESMAN 16
3 PMHOETIRS IMPOSTER 21 – 13 STRIPE ISOTHERM*, STOMPIER*, TROPHIES* 24
4 DBRNOUIOT BROOD 26 – 18 ROUND BOUDOIR, BOURDON*, BRIDOON*, OROTUND* 31
5 75 50 3 2 9 8 → 924 925 ☓ 26 – 25 925
9 × 50 × 2 + 75 ÷ 3

RR: 924 = 9 × 50 × 2 + 3 × 8

41
TTT SCENTSGO The prisoner jokes about overcrowding. CONGESTS
6 BQIEUENSC SEQUIN 32 – 25 CUES CINQUES*, EQUINES*, QUINCES 48
7 GNRJAITOS JANITORS 40 – 33 ROASTING ORGANIST 56
8 XDCRAUEDL cuddler ☓ 40 – 33 excluder ☓ CRADLED, CURDLED* 63
9 WPOHMAILA IMPALA 46 – 33 LAMP LIPOMA*, WHILOM* 69
10 75 6 3 6 1 8 → 525 525
(8 − 1) × 75
56 – 43 525
(6 + 1) × 75


79
TTT CRYTOUSE You might be crying to use this sort of car in an emergency. COURTESY
11 ZSLIAETRT LAZIEST 63 – 50 RETAILS ARTIEST*, ARTISTE, ATTIRES*, LITTERS*, RATITES*, RATTLES*, REALIST*, SALTIER*, SALTIRE*, SLITTER*, STARLET*, STARLIT*, STARTLE*, STRIATE*, TASTIER*, TILTERS*, TZARIST* 86
12 SVFUOEYKO YOKES 68 – 50 FUSE FYKES*, SOOKY*, YOUSE* 91
13 NCVUIAGDE EVADING 75 – 50 GAINED GUIDANCE* 99
14 100 50 3 4 6 5 → 443 444
(6 + 5 + 100) × 4
82 – 57 444
(5 + 4) × 50 − 6

RR: 443 = (100 − 6 + 5) × 4 + 50 − 3

109
15 VINYLBART 82 – 57 VIBRANTLY 119
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