Episode 5441

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Episode 5441 was broadcast on 7 March 2012, as part of Series 66.

Michael Taiwo played David Coombs, with Michael Taiwo winning 80 – 46. The Dictionary Corner guest was Pam Ayres, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Notably, Michael's offering of PISSING in Round 3 was bleeped out in the broadcast.[1]

Rounds

Rnd Selection Michael Taiwo Score David Coombs Others Max.
1 NRETCIVDO CORNET 0 – 7 EVICTOR CONTRIVED 18
2 STZEARTOE TOASTER 7 – 7 START ESTREAT*, RESTATE*, ROSEATE, ROSETTE*, ROTATES*, TETROSE* 25
3 ISEINSPNG PISSING 14 – 7 SPINES ENSIGNS, GIPSIES*, PEINING*, PINNIES*, SEINING*, SEISING*, SENSING*, SNIPING* 32
4 FTUMAETOP MUTATE 20 – 7 flute ☓ TAPETUM* 39
5 50 100 75 1 10 6 → 625 625
(75 + 50) × (6 − 1)
30 – 7 625 ☓


49
TTT ONESURGE One's urge is to give more than is expected. GENEROUS
6 STKAISQAO TASKS 35 – 7 SITS KIAATS*, SATAIS*, TAIKOS* 55
7 AIUVNLGLF FALLING 42 – 14 FLUVIAL FULLING*, GAINFUL*, LINGUAL*, VALUING* 62
8 ALPOUMLIN PLAIN 47 – 14 POLL LUMINAL*, MULLION, PALLIUM* 69
9 BRDWGSOAO SWORD 47 – 20 BROODS GOBDAWS* 76
10 75 8 4 5 5 10 → 816 815
(4 − 5 ÷ 5 + 8) × 75 − 10
54 – 27 815
(4 − 5 ÷ 5 + 8) × 75 − 10

RR: 816 = (75 − 5 − 10 ÷ 5) × (8 + 4)

86
TTT HALTGREY The old grey matter slows down a bit due to this. LETHARGY
11 EEYDBMCTO COMEDY 60 – 33 EMBODY BECOME, COMBED*, DEMOTE*, EMOTED*, OBEYED* 92
12 IEHHRIDNR HINDER 66 – 39 HINDER 98
13 ESJAPROND PONDERS 73 – 39 JASPER OPERANDS*, PADRONES 106
14 75 8 1 6 5 7 → 235 233
75 × (8 − 5) + 7 + 1
80 – 46 237
(8 − 5) × 75 + 7 + 6 − 1

RR: 235 = (8 × 6 − 1) × 5

116
15 UNCLEBAJI 80 – 46 JUBILANCE 126
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