Episode 5439

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Episode 5439 was broadcast on 5 March 2012, as part of Series 66.

Ben Rollett played Andy Russell, with Ben Rollett winning 84 – 63. The Dictionary Corner guest was Pam Ayres, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Ben Rollett Score Andy Russell Others Max.
1 YMDIAONCU MOUND 5 – 0 maundy ☓ DYNAMIC, MANICOU*, MONADIC*, NOMADIC* 7
2 STEGDAEOB DEBATES 12 – 7 BOASTED BODEGAS, DOTAGES*, GOATEED*, GOATEES, SABOTED* 14
3 CATDEOVTI DICTATE 19 – 7 caveat ☓ 21
4 KRQAEOTPN TANKER 25 – 7 pranker ☓ OPERANT*, PRONATE, PROTEAN* 28
5 75 100 25 3 8 1 → 323 324
100 × 3 + 25 − 1
32 – 7 322 ☓

RR: 323 = (100 + 8) × 3 − 1

38
TTT STOICCAR It's not an angry parasite, it's a type of puzzle. ACROSTIC
6 JMRNIUERL INJURE 38 – 7 RULER INJURER 45
7 AAHGMOTNI MATING 44 – 13 HATING ANGIOMA*, ANIMATO*, MAHONIA*, MOATING 52
8 SRZOASITU RATIOS 50 – 19 RATIOS SAUTOIRS 60
9 LNTEIMSAE ENTAILS 57 – 19 mentalise ☓ AILMENTS*, MANLIEST*, MATINEES*, MEALIEST, MELANITE*, TALESMEN* 68
10 25 100 7 6 9 4 → 927 927
9 × 100 + 25 + 6 − 4
67 – 29 927
(7 − 4 + 100) × 9


78
TTT MINIBOAT It's all about the desire to achieve. AMBITION
11 RLSOEADWI worldies ☓ 67 – 29 swords ☓ DARIOLES 86
12 RPCOEISND COPIERS 74 – 36 COINERS CONSPIRED 104
13 LASETBURP BRUTAL 74 – 43 BLASTER BALUSTER*, PUBERTAL 112
14 50 75 7 9 6 1 → 266 266
(6 − 1) × 50 + 9 + 7
84 – 53 266
(6 − 1) × 50 + 9 + 7


122
15 SAUCYMILL 84 – 63 MUSICALLY
(11.5 seconds)
132
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