Episode 5440

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Episode 5440 was broadcast on 6 March 2012, as part of Series 66.

Ben Rollett played Michael Taiwo, with Michael Taiwo winning 93 – 75. The Dictionary Corner guest was Pam Ayres, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Ben Rollett Score Michael Taiwo Others Max.
1 TPIBSELIO POLITE 6 – 6 POLITE PISOLITE*, POLITIES* 8
2 TAXURCASE EXTRAS 12 – 6 secataur ☓ ARCUATE*, CAESURA*, CURATES, EXACTAS 15
3 RAPNEIDWS SPRAINED 20 – 14 SPRAINED 23
4 LORMENLUF fulorn ☓ 20 – 20 FULLER FLEURON* 30
5 50 3 3 2 1 7 → 692 692
7 × 2 × 50 − (3 × 3 − 1)
30 – 30 692
7 × 2 × 50 − (3 × 3 − 1)


40
TTT ACEGOTIT The ace got it, but he had to think hard. COGITATE
6 RADMEGNRO MARRED 30 – 37 GROANED DRAGOMEN* 48
7 UHTCOEJMI touchie ☓ 30 – 42 MITCH COUTHIE 55
8 YODBASGDE BADGES 36 – 48 BADGED BODEGAS, DAYBEDS* 62
9 TGIQETUFN TUFTING 43 – 55 QUINTET 69
10 50 100 75 8 5 6 → 568 567
5 × 100 + 75 − 8
50 – 62 569
5 × 100 + 75 − 6

RR: 568 = (75 − (50 ÷ 5 − 6)) × 8

79
TTT GETMYPIN If you get my PIN, you might end up doing this to my account. EMPTYING
11 DREHENARI HARDENER 58 – 70 HARDENER 87
12 GELSVONIL SOLVING 65 – 77 SOLVING LIVELONGS* 105
13 MESATEPAK PEAKS 65 – 83 PESETA PATKAS* 111
14 50 75 100 9 6 8 → 190 190
100 + 75 + 9 + 6
75 – 93 190
100 + 75 + 9 + 6


121
15 DREADAGUT tearguard ☓
(28.5 seconds)
75 – 93 derugated ☓
(26.5 seconds)
GRADUATED 131
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