Episode 5410

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Episode 5410 was broadcast on 24 January 2012, as part of Series 66.

Mark Murphy played Robert Coyne, with Mark Murphy winning 83 – 73, after a tie-break conundrum. The Dictionary Corner guest was Michael Vaughan, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Mark Murphy Score Robert Coyne Others Max.
1 LSHAUEBAS BLUSHES 7 – 7 BLUSHES ABASHES*, BUSHELS 7
2 TIGRUTMEI MITRE 7 – 13 GUTTER GUTTIER, TRITIUM* 14
3 SXCOIERJS SIXES 7 – 19 COSIER CORSES*, COSIES*, COSSIE*, CRISES*, CROSSE*, JOSSER*, OSIERS*, SCORES, SCRIES*, SIXERS* 20
4 DAGEMPIEN DAMPING 14 – 19 MAGPIE DEEMING*, ENDGAME 27
5 75 100 4 5 6 9 → 205 205
(6 − 4) × 100 + 5
24 – 29 205
100 + 75 + 6 × 5


37
TTT MANYRIDE Many of them ride around on floats. DAIRYMEN
6 RONASNESO REASONS 31 – 29 SEASON NOONERS 44
7 LPFEAUROL LAUREL 37 – 35 FALLER PLEURAL* 51
8 USEDGMIVA SMUDGE 43 – 41 MIDGES GAUDIES*, MISGAVE, VISAGED 58
9 DNROEAYCI CRAYONED 51 – 49 CRAYONED 66
10 25 8 2 5 6 7 → 464 464
(6 − 5 + 7 + 2 × 50) × 8
61 – 49 472


76
TTT MADEFISH Was ravenous, so made lots of fish for tea. FAMISHED
11 PEORWEUTN PEWTER 67 – 55 POUTER UPTOWNER* 84
12 ARPIQTOAN QINTAR 73 – 55 portain ☓ APORIA*, ARONIA*, PATINA*, PATRIA*, PATRON*, PINATA*, RATION*, TAIPAN*, TARIQA*, TARPAN*, TARPON* 90
13 STEIFLAOH FLASH 73 – 63 FOLIATES 98
14 75 50 4 2 1 6 → 495 496 73 – 73 495
75 × 6 + 50 − 4 − 1


108
15 EPICFALER 73 – 73 percifal ☓
(28.25 seconds)
FIREPLACE 118
TB BITTENFIG BEFITTING
(7.75 seconds)
83 – 73 118
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