Episode 5387

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Episode 5387 was broadcast on 1 December 2011, as part of Series 65.

Phyllis Styles played James Siddall, with Phyllis Styles winning 95 – 71. The Dictionary Corner guest was Robin Cousins, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

NOTE: Although UPTAKES was declared acceptable by Dictionary Corner during Round 4, it is listed as a mass noun and it is arguable whether it should be allowed under the current rules.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Phyllis Styles Score James Siddall Others Max.
1 AORLLFAEB FALLER 6 – 6 FLORAL ABORAL*, ARABLE*, AREOLA, AROLLA*, BALLER*, BEFALL*, BOREAL*, FABLER*, LABRAL*, LOAFER* 6
2 CQPIEISOX COPIES 12 – 12 PIXIES 12
3 SPEONTUIR PROTEINS 20 – 12 PUNTERS ERUPTIONS 30
4 KTSMEEUAP AMPUTEES 28 – 12 UPTAKES 38
5 25 6 1 5 9 3 → 641 644 28 – 19 639
(9 × 3 − 1) × 25 − (6 + 5)

RR: 641 = (25 × 6 + 9) × (3 + 1) + 5

48
TTT AGINGNOT Dancing, but the skin colour is fading fast. TANGOING
6 NRPIEARSD SPRAINED 36 – 27 SPRAINED DRAINERS, PARDNERS*, SERRANID* 56
7 TLIERCUON COUNTER 43 – 34 COUNTER NEUROTIC*, OUTLINER* 64
8 NVSEATFOO FASTEN 43 – 41 FESTOON NOVATES 71
9 AEMNOEWTR WANTER 49 – 47 WANTER WATERMEN 79
10 100 50 10 7 4 5 → 896 895
(4 + 5) × 100 − 50 ÷ 10
56 – 54 897
(4 + 5) × 100 − (10 − 7)

RR: 896 = (100 − 5) × 10 − 50 − 4

89
TTT THYCLAIM It's definitely a claim, but it's not really true. MYTHICAL
11 NRUESTOAR RANTERS 63 – 61 ROASTER NATURES, RETURNS*, ROUTERS*, SANTERO*, SAUNTER, SENATOR*, SERRANO*, SNORTER*, SOUTANE*, TONSURE*, TOURERS*, TREASON*, TROUSER*, TURNERS 96
12 DZCOIETHA CHEAT 68 – 61 cozied ☓ ACHIOTE*, CATHODE 103
13 SGEIJTEAD AGISTED 75 – 61 JESTED EDGIEST*, IDEATES*, JADEITE 110
14 100 50 9 4 8 10 → 349 349
100 × 4 − 50 − (9 − 8)
85 – 71 349
100 × 4 − 50 − (10 − 9)


120
15 GETGIRDER TRIGGERED
(15.5 seconds)
95 – 71 130
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