Episode 5442

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Episode 5442 was broadcast on 8 March 2012, as part of Series 66.

Michael Taiwo played Gerri Kostrzewa, with Gerri Kostrzewa winning 79 – 73. The Dictionary Corner guest was Pam Ayres, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Michael Taiwo Score Gerri Kostrzewa Others Max.
1 WCHTEIERS SWITCHER 8 – 8 SWITCHER CHESTIER*, CHEWIEST*, HERETICS, WRETCHES* 8
2 NRGAEMIDR DREAMING 16 – 16 DREAMING MARGINED, REARMING* 16
3 XLSRUEATS SALUTERS 24 – 16 relaxs ☓ SURTAXES* 24
4 TGNOEHSAZ HOSTAGE 31 – 16 THONGS ONSTAGE*, TANGOES* 31
5 50 100 25 2 9 9 → 812 817 31 – 23 809
9 × 100 − 50 × 2 + 9

RR: 812 = (100 − (9 − 2)) × 9 − 25

41
TTT LONESPOT They don't take up a lone spot in the race, there's lots of them! PELOTONS
6 PISNFEMOT MOISTEN 31 – 31 PIMENTOS NEPOTISM 49
7 PSJIEAQTS PASTIES 38 – 38 PASTIES PATSIES* 56
8 KFTUIVNEA NATIVE 44 – 38 NAIVE AUNTIE*, FUNKIA*, INTAKE, KENTIA* 62
9 LTGIOELNM MELTING 51 – 45 TELLING EMOTING*, LENTIGO, MELILOT*, MITOGEN*, TOLLING* 69
10 25 1 1 7 6 3 → 190 190
(25 − 6) × (7 + 3)
61 – 45


79
TTT SIDGREEN Sid Green needed a change, so he gave up his job. RESIGNED
11 PLSUGEWOL GULPS 66 – 50 GLOWS UPSWELL* 86
12 BAREDOUYT BOATER 66 – 57 DOUBTER OBDURATE 94
13 CMEIEBDRN BENDIER 73 – 64 BENDIER BEMIRED*, DEMINER*, ENDEMIC, ERMINED*, INBREED* 101
14 25 1 1 2 4 9 → 764 771 ☓ 73 – 69 754
(2 + 1) × 75 × (9 + 1) + 4

RR: 766 = (25 − 1) × (9 − 1) × 4 − 2
Best: 762 = (25 × (9 + 1) + 4) × (2 + 1)

108
15 ACTITSAGE 73 – 79 CASTIGATE
(16 seconds)
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