Episode 5412

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Episode 5412 was broadcast on 26 January 2012, as part of Series 66.

Sri Gutta played David Airey, with Sri Gutta winning 97 – 24. The Dictionary Corner guest was Michael Vaughan, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Sri Gutta Score David Airey Others Max.
1 GCGOESTIG GOES 4 – 4 TOGS COTISE*, EGOIST, GIGOTS*, STOGIE* 6
2 FMOSAIROC formic ☓ 4 – 10 MOSAIC MAFIOSO* 13
3 TNQVAEILS SALIENT 11 – 17 ENTAILS ALEVINS*, ELASTIN*, LEVANTS*, NATIVES*, SALTINE*, SLAINTE, VAINEST*, VENTILS* 20
4 YHDEUARNR UNHEARD 18 – 17 HARDEN HURRAYED* 28
5 25 4 10 7 8 10 → 536 535
7 × 8 × 10 − 25
25 – 17

RR: 536 = ((25 − 7) × 8 − 10) × 4

38
TTT FINDYETI Find Yeti and work out exactly what it is. IDENTIFY
6 DINLEMTAN LINEMAN 32 – 17 MENTAL DENTINAL, LANDMINE* 46
7 XRITDOUWE OUTRIDE 39 – 17 ROUTED OUTDREW*, WIDEOUT* 53
8 DISJERTAE READIEST 47 – 17 TIRADES SERIATED*, STEADIER* 61
9 IENTROVNS VERSION 54 – 17 introves ☓ INVENTORS 79
10 9 6 10 2 6 8 → 127 127
(6 + 6) × 10 + 9 − 2
64 – 17 128


89
TTT NEWSKILL They leave his nibs feeling black and blue. INKWELLS
11 SDPEISNOT POINTED 71 – 17 pistoned ☓ DEPOSITS, DOPINESS, STIPENDS*, TOPSIDES* 97
12 FPATNUIEL PLANET 71 – 24 PAINFUL FLEAPIT*, INFLATE, INFULAE*, NUPTIAL*, PANTILE*, PETUNIA 104
13 TCUAEBSUL TABLES 77 – 24 cutable ☓ SUBACUTE*, SUBULATE* 112
14 50 75 3 10 10 1 → 769 769
(75 + 3) × 10 − 10 − 1
87 – 24 770


122
15 LOONLITUP POLLUTION
(2.25 seconds)
97 – 24 132


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