Episode 5389

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Episode 5389 was broadcast on 5 December 2011, as part of Series 65.

Phyllis Styles played Christina King, with Phyllis Styles winning 102 – 60. The Dictionary Corner guest was David Lloyd, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Phyllis Styles Score Christina King Others Max.
1 PKIERSOET PORKIES 7 – 7 POKIEST PERKIEST*, PORKIEST 8
2 NGREOPAXI PONGIER 14 – 7 PARING APEXING*, PIROGEN*, PORANGI*, REAPING 15
3 NGEODDEAN GOADED 20 – 13 DONGED DANGED*, DEADEN*, DENNED*, DONNED*, DONNEE*, ENNEAD*, GENNED*, NONAGE 21
4 WMEDILSUR SLIMED 26 – 19 SMILED MISRULED* 29
5 75 8 4 6 8 6 → 128 128
(6 − 4) × 75 − (8 + 8 + 6)
36 – 19


39
TTT SADWATER It'll be a very sad event, if this gets in the water. RADWASTE
6 MNREAIVGT MIGRATE 43 – 26 VINEGAR AVERTING, EMIGRANT*, VINTAGER* 47
7 RQEEYCUAN CAREEN 49 – 26 QUERY CARNEY*, QUEENY 53
8 GPLOAIHSJ POLISH 55 – 32 POLISH GALOPS*, GALOSH, PALISH*, PHIALS, PHOLAS*, POISHA* 59
9 NFAECMOIT FACTION 62 – 39 FACTION ACONITE, AMNIOTE, CENTIMO*, ENCOMIA*, NEMATIC* 66
10 25 100 9 3 3 1 → 236 237
(25 + 1) × 9 + 3
69 – 39 236 ☓

RR: 236 = (100 − 25) × 3 + 9 + 3 − 1

76
TTT DEADENDS Drove into several dead ends and got upset about it. SADDENED
11 SDAORNIAH RADIANS 76 – 39 RADIOS ARONIAS*, DARSHAN*, HADRONS*, HAIRDOS*, INROADS, ORDAINS* 83
12 TZTEUASED SEATED 82 – 45 SEDATE SAUTEED*, STATUED 90
13 OUCDAISBW WADS 82 – 50 BASIC CUBOIDS*, SUBACID 97
14 100 75 5 2 8 4 → 263 263
2 × 100 + 75 − (8 + 4)
92 – 60 263
2 × 100 + 75 − (8 + 4)


107
15 LLOYDFUEL DOLEFULLY
(4.5 seconds)
102 – 60 117
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