Episode 5404

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Episode 5404 was broadcast on 16 January 2012, as part of Series 66.

Jack Worsley played Stewart Macpherson, with Jack Worsley winning 105 – 73. The Dictionary Corner guest was John Suchet, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Jack Worsley Score Stewart Macpherson Others Max.
1 LCFHAEABI BIFACE 6 – 6 BLEACH BEALACH* 7
2 NLREAENTP REPLANT 13 – 13 LANTERN LANNERET* 15
3 ZSPTUEILO OUTSIZE 20 – 13 PILOTS PIOLETS*, PISTOLE*, PITEOUS*, PLOTZES*, STIPULE*, TUPELOS, ZLOTIES* 22
4 SNTAEURGN TANNERS 27 – 20 STRANGE GUNNERAS* 30
5 50 100 75 25 4 6 → 777 776
(100 + 25 − 4) × 6 + 50
34 – 20 775

RR: 777 = (4 + 6) × 75 + 25 + 100 ÷ 50

40
TTT SIRSPAIN Sir's pain might subside with the help of these. ASPIRINS
6 DSGAOADVI ADAGIOS 41 – 20 AVOIDS GADOIDS* 47
7 RGSPOUAOR GROUPS 47 – 26 GROUPS GOPURAS, UPROARS 54
8 SDYEAOWMS SOMEDAY 54 – 33 MEADOWS SOMEWAYS* 62
9 CTMPEIEXO TOXIC 54 – 39 EXEMPT COMPETE, EPITOME*, PICOTEE* 69
10 100 50 5 4 10 9 → 620 620
(100 + 10 + 4) × 5 + 50
64 – 49 620
50 × 10 + 100 + 5 × 4


79
TTT MADEBONE Was unhappy and made bones about it. BEMOANED
11 TVBTUEONE BUTTON 70 – 55 BUTTON BOTNET*, TENUTO* 85
12 LKNOEITNR RETINOL 77 – 55 tinkler ☓ EINKORN* 92
13 TCNRAOIOF FRACTION 85 – 63 FRACTION 100
14 75 50 2 9 3 9 → 153 153
75 × 2 + 3
95 – 73 153
75 × 2 + 3


110
15 LACEDITUP DUPLICATE
(4.75 seconds)
105 – 73 120
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