Episode 5394

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Episode 5394 was broadcast on 12 December 2011, and was the third quarter-final of Series 65.

Paul Keane played Dave Taylor, with Paul Keane winning 96 – 78. The Dictionary Corner guest was Jon Culshaw, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Paul Keane Score Dave Taylor Others Max.
1 STNAEOLPA POLENTAS 8 – 8 POLENTAS LAPSTONE*, PLEASANT 8
2 LOSNUPERE OPENERS 15 – 8 PREENS ELOPERS, LEPROUS*, PELORUS*, PLEURON*, REOPENS*, REPULSE*, UNREELS, UNROPES* 15
3 MHDOUIVSE DEVIOUS 22 – 8 MOVIES HIDEOUS* 22
4 RAVGITEMC MIGRATE 29 – 15 MIGRATE GAMETIC*, GRIMACE*, RAGTIME*, VIRGATE 29
5 50 75 6 10 2 4 → 495 496 29 – 25 495
50 − 10 ÷ 2 + 6 × 75


39
TTT PASTAPET If you fancy some pasta, it's all because of this. APPESTAT
6 RUMDOREIF MURDER 35 – 25 fumidor ☓ DRUMFIRE*, FROIDEUR* 47
7 LQTEAENGA AGNATE 41 – 31 TANGLE ELEGANT, LAGENAE* 54
8 LETCOABTO TABLET 47 – 37 COBALT BOOTLACE 62
9 SRLEUIDKW DUSKIER 54 – 37 WILDER DUIKERS*, SKIRLED, SULKIER, SWIRLED*, WILDERS* 69
10 25 2 3 6 7 9 → 149 149
6 × 25 − (3 − 2)
64 – 47 149
6 × 25 − (3 − 2)


79
TTT BADTOSIN They were always bad in the Western films. BANDITOS
11 TPBEIERTA bearpit ☓ 64 – 54 BIRETTA BATTERIE* 87
12 SINDEMORE MODERNISE 82 – 54 ENDORSE DOMINEERS 105
13 HNDIEATTG HEADING 89 – 61 HEATING TAINTED*, TIGHTEN 112
14 100 1 3 8 7 6 → 347 346
(8 + 7 + 100) × 3 + 1
96 – 68 346
(8 + 7 + 100) × 3 + 1

RR: 347 = 100 × 3 + 8 × 6 − 1

122
15 FRAUDSAGE 96 – 78 SAFEGUARD
(23.25 seconds)
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