Episode 5420

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Episode 5420 was broadcast on 7 February 2012, as part of Series 66.

Victoria James played Diana Reeves, with Victoria James winning 90 – 59. The Dictionary Corner guest was Kate Humble, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Victoria James Score Diana Reeves Others Max.
1 BJSWAEIDM BIASED 6 – 6 BIASED ABIDES*, AMIDES*, BEDIMS*, IMBEDS*, MASJID*, WADIES* 6
2 LMTAEEMAC ELECT 11 – 11 METAL LEMMATA*, MALEATE 13
3 LNCSEOANG GLANCES 18 – 18 NONAGES CONGEALS 21
4 SDGRIOZHE RIDGES 24 – 24 RIDGES OGREISH* 28
5 50 7 4 3 9 8 → 579 576 24 – 31 577
50 × (7 + 4) + 9 × 3

RR: 579 = (50 × 4 − 7) × 3

38
TTT UPONWORD Upon word of this, you might reach for your brolly. DOWNPOUR
6 IOGPNUTEW POUTING 31 – 38 POUTING POUTINE*, WIPEOUT 45
7 TDTSIEARP PRAISED 38 – 38 distrait ☓ SPRATTED*, STRIATED*, TARDIEST, TRAIPSED 53
8 NTUTDREIO 6 38 – 45 TUTORED RITENUTO*, ROUTINED 61
9 SRKQEAOBT BOASTER 45 – 52 BOATERS BORATES 68
10 25 75 4 1 6 7 → 770 769
(4 + 6) × 75 + 25 − 7 + 1
52 – 52 772

RR: 770 = (25 + 75 + 4 + 6) × 7

78
TTT STEELMEN Men of steel can brave the foulest of weather. ELEMENTS
11 SNSDEUANV UNSAVED 59 – 52 SEDANS DUENNAS*, SUNDAES 85
12 DFSREEORL FOLDERS 66 – 52 floored ☓ SOLDERER* 93
13 TNTLIAERF FLATTER 73 – 59 RELIANT FILTRATE*, INFLATER 101
14 50 75 100 25 6 7 → 232 237
25 + 75 + 100 + 50 − 6 − 7
80 – 59

RR: 232 = 100 + 75 + 50 + 7

111
15 FLYUPHOLE HOPEFULLY
(5 seconds)
90 – 59 121
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