Episode 5419

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Episode 5419 was broadcast on 6 February 2012, as part of Series 66.

Jocelyn Menyhart played Victoria James, with Victoria James winning 67 – 61. The Dictionary Corner guest was Kate Humble, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Jocelyn Menyhart Score Victoria James Others Max.
1 FNMTSAEAI FAMINES 7 – 0 FASTEN ANIMATES, MANIFEST 8
2 QWREOEYPW POWER 12 – 5 POWER PEERY*, ROPEY, WEEPY, WOWEE* 13
3 RVUEHATUD DEARTH 18 – 11 THREAD HAUTEUR* 20
4 DFTPOAUDI AUDIT 18 – 17 OUTDID 26
5 25 3 5 4 1 3 → 458 456 ☓ 18 – 24 455
(5 × 3 + 3) × 25 + 4 + 1

RR: 457/459 Best: 459 = (25 × (5 + 1) + 3) × 3

33
TTT CLAPNINE Clap the 9-letter word, it can't get any higher. PINNACLE
6 GVRAOIONT ROVING 24 – 24 RATIO GRAVITON*, ROGATION 41
7 SNCSLUIEO ELUSIONS 24 – 42 SECLUSION 59
8 NPDSEEURO POUNDERS 32 – 42 SPURNED 67
9 NLTSNAAEI stanine ☓ 32 – 49 SALIENT ANNALIST* 75
10 50 1 8 6 4 5 → 743 742
5 × (4 − 1) × 50 − 8
39 – 49 746

RR: 743 = (6 + 4 + 5) × 50 − (8 − 1)

85
TTT PALACTED His pal acted swiftly and calmed him down. PLACATED
11 BRTRSAEIO BORATES 39 – 57 RAREBITS ARBITERS, ARBORIST*, ORBITERS, ROTARIES 93
12 NTGPAEOTI POTTING 46 – 57 tintage ☓ PINOTAGE* 101
13 RKOERXAIL RELAX 51 – 57 LAKE KERRIA*, OAKIER*, RAILER 107
14 100 9 7 8 3 2 → 174 172 51 – 67 174
9 × 8 + 100 + 2


117
15 GIFTHORSE FORESIGHT
(28.5 seconds)
61 – 67 127
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