Episode 5393

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Episode 5393 was broadcast on 9 December 2011, and was the second quarter-final of Series 65.

Nikki Roberts played Graeme Cole, with Graeme Cole winning 113 – 61. The Dictionary Corner guest was David Lloyd, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Nikki Roberts Score Graeme Cole Others Max.
1 YNROEITPR PROTEIN 7 – 7 POINTER PRINTERY* 8
2 NDSOUOBGE BOUNDS 13 – 7 bongoes ☓ BODGES*, BONGED*, BONGOS, BOONGS*, BUDGES*, BUNGED*, DEBUGS*, GODSON*, GOOSED, NODOSE*, NOOSED*, NOSODE*, NUDGES*, ODEONS*, SUNBED*, UNDOES* 14
3 THSAOUNTA HAUNTS 19 – 13 HAUNTS ANATTOS* 21
4 CRMIOILDA MILORD 19 – 20 DOMICAL CORDIAL 28
5 50 4 9 7 6 8 → 201 201
50 × 4 + 7 − 6
29 – 30 201
50 × 4 + 9 − 8


38
TTT WIDEROOF Sack Victoria to get some fuel. FIREWOOD
6 TKMIEADSE MISDATE 29 – 38 MEDIATES SIDEMEAT* 46
7 SDNAEIRGL DARLINGS 29 – 56 DRAGLINES 64
8 TVMAOIPLE OPTIMAL 36 – 63 VIOLATE PIVOTAL 71
9 FTSAIEPDR TRAIPSED 44 – 63 PIRATES 79
10 3 1 9 6 5 8 → 212 217 44 – 73 212
8 × 6 × 5 − (9 × 3 + 1)


89
TTT EGGSTARS No need to egg these stars, they tell great jokes. GAGSTERS
11 GRSAOEBSG BEGGARS 51 – 80 BORAGES BAGGERS, SAGGERS 96
12 SHNAIAPJI PAINS 51 – 86 JAPANS PAISAN* 102
13 NVCAUETWR curvate ☓ 51 – 93 UNCRATE CENTAUR, VAUNTER* 109
14 100 4 5 9 6 5 → 310 310
(9 − 6) × 100 + 5 + 5
61 – 103 310
4 × 100 − (5 + 5) × 9


119
15 EIGHTWINS 61 – 113 WHINGIEST
(5.5 seconds)
129
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