Episode 5388

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Episode 5388 was broadcast on 2 December 2011, as part of Series 65.

Phyllis Styles played Rachel Shirley, with Phyllis Styles winning 109 – 71. The Dictionary Corner guest was Robin Cousins, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Phyllis Styles Score Rachel Shirley Others Max.
1 NLEAGDIAH HEALING 7 – 7 DEALING ALIGNED*, DEALIGN*, HEADING, INHALED*, LEADING* 7
2 SGRIOIBYU GRUBS 12 – 12 BUOYS GUIROS*, ORIBIS 13
3 DMOESVAET STEAMED 19 – 19 DEVOTES DEMOTES 20
4 GNMLUOEDW LOUNGED 26 – 26 LOUNGED 27
5 100 6 9 10 8 3 → 525 525
100 × (8 − 3) + 10 + 9 + 6
36 – 36 525
100 × (8 − 3) + 10 + 9 + 6


37
TTT HEBEDEAD He definitely be dead, thanks to the guillotine. BEHEADED
6 NSTPUOARE PASTURE 43 – 43 PASTURE APTEROUS*, OPERANTS, PRONATES 45
7 QDIATLEIR TRAILED 50 – 43 DILATE 52
8 STNTSAIOS STATIONS 58 – 51 STATIONS 60
9 PREIFRAOS REPAIRS 65 – 58 REPAIRS PARRIES, PRAISER*, PROSIER*, RAPIERS, RASPIER*, SOAPIER 67
10 100 7 5 8 2 10 → 441 445
8 ÷ 2 × 100 + 7 × 5 + 10
72 – 58

RR: 441 = (100 − 10) × 5 − (7 + 2)

77
TTT ISITREAL Food poisoning or a frenzy about Franz. LISTERIA
11 HTEOFDEIR FROTHED 79 – 58 theoried ☓ HEFTIER, THEREOF* 84
12 JCMAOEWDM MEADOW 85 – 64 JAMMED 90
13 GKIOPXEEN PEEKING 92 – 71 KEEPING EPIGONE* 97
14 50 9 10 2 7 2 → 310 309
(10 − (2 + 2)) × 50 + 9
99 – 71

RR: 310 = 50 × 7 − 2 × 2 × 10

107
15 DIMFELINE MINEFIELD
(6.75 seconds)
109 – 71 117
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