Episode 5421

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Episode 5421 was broadcast on 8 February 2012, as part of Series 66.

Victoria James played Aliraza Alimohamed, with Victoria James winning 97 – 81. The Dictionary Corner guest was Kate Humble, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Victoria James Score Aliraza Alimohamed Others Max.
1 RPYMUIOGN ROMPING 7 – 7 ROMPING POURING, ROUPING*, YOMPING* 7
2 EAESLHRAV LEAVERS 14 – 14 LEAVERS HALVERS*, HEALERS*, HEAVERS, REVEALS*, SEVERAL*, SHELVER* 14
3 PCXNIUEKT PINTUCK 21 – 14 unpicket ☓ 21
4 INOUAMSTG MUSTANG 28 – 21 AMOUNTS MANITOUS, TINAMOUS 29
5 75 4 4 5 3 3 → 889 888
4 × 3 × 75 − (5 + 3 + 4)
35 – 28 888
4 × 3 × 75 − (5 + 3 + 4)

RR: 889 = 4 × 3 × 75 − (3 × 5 − 4)

39
TTT NINEEARS The solution to this is all about a bird. ANSERINE
6 IUOHSFTEN FUSION 41 – 28 hoisten ☓ OUTSHINE* 47
7 SCVJAOEMD CAMEOS 47 – 34 CAMEOS VADOSE* 53
8 NAEAOIPMF FAMINE 53 – 34 paeaon ☓ ANOMIA*, ANOMIE*, APEMAN*, APNOEA*, MOPANE*, MOPANI, PIEMAN 59
9 TSSNEOILS TONSILS 60 – 41 LIONESS ENTISOLS*, SONSIEST*, STENOSIS* 67
10 100 50 1 8 10 3 → 455 457
(8 + 1) × 50 + 10 − 3
67 – 41 453 ☓

RR: 455 = (100 + 50 − 1) × 3 + 8

77
TTT BEANTOYS Have a stab at finding the fitting answer. BAYONETS
11 BDLGAIOSE OBLIGED 74 – 48 BALDIES ALBEDOS, BAGSIED*, BODEGAS*, BODGIES*, BOLIDES*, DISABLE*, GOALIES*, OBELIAS*, OBLIGES*, SILAGED* 84
12 RRUAWREOG GROWER 80 – 54 GROWER ARGUER*, REGROW, ROARER* 90
13 DTLTEICEO CLOTTED 87 – 61 CLOTTED TOILETED* 98
14 100 25 1 2 6 7 → 932 932
(7 + 2) × 100 + 25 + 6 + 1
97 – 71 932
(6 + 2 + 1) × 100 + 25 + 7


108
15 TWEETASIS 97 – 81 SWEATIEST
(3.25 seconds)
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