Episode 5423

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Episode 5423 was broadcast on 10 February 2012, as part of Series 66.

Victoria James played Dave Judge, with Victoria James winning 76 – 72. The Dictionary Corner guest was Kate Humble, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Victoria James Score Dave Judge Others Max.
1 DNRSOEOFM MOROSE 6 – 6 SNORED FRONDOSE* 8
2 AIOPNCSYE pinces ☓ 6 – 12 PANICS CANOPIES*, CAPONISE 16
3 PHNROIEST PHONIEST 14 – 12 HORNETS HORNIEST, POINTERS*, PROTEINS*, REPOINTS*, TROPHIES* 24
4 UAEPVTLTR PLATTER 21 – 19 PLATTER PRATTLE*, TUTELAR*, VAULTER 31
5 75 7 2 5 3 9 → 685 685
75 × 9 + 5 × 2
31 – 29 685
75 × 9 + 5 × 2


41
TTT REDCONDO The red condo had been blocked off by the police. CORDONED
6 IUEXRHJTN HUNTER 37 – 29 INTER INJURE*, TRIUNE* 47
7 RGNLOAITU ROUTING 44 – 36 TOURING TRIGONAL* 55
8 AOESLBDRG BADGERS 51 – 43 GARBLES ALBEDOS*, BLADERS*, BODEGAS*, BODGERS*, BORAGES*, BROLGAS*, GAOLERS*, GARBLED*, LOADERS*, LODGERS, ORDEALS*, RELOADS*, SOLEBAR* 62
9 PCSZIAUFE ASPIC 51 – 49 UPSIZE AUSPICE, CAPSIZE 69
10 75 7 2 5 3 9 → 187 188 51 – 59 187
(3 × 5 + 75) × 2 + 7


79
TTT IHADPUNS I had puns about French royalty adoring their bread. DAUPHINS
11 DTRQAUOTE EQUATOR 58 – 66 ROTATED OUTDATE*, QUARTET*, QUORATE*, TORQUED, TUTORED* 86
12 IEAWCMKBL AMBLE 58 – 72 MICKLE ALEMBIC*, WEBMAIL 93
13 GMSMIOENL LEMMINGS 66 – 72 MINGLES 101
14 25 5 7 2 5 3 → 769 66 – 72

RR: 769 = ((5 + 5) × 25 + 7) × 3 − 2

111
15 RACETYRES SECRETARY
(0.25 seconds)
76 – 72 121
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