Episode 5455

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Episode 5455 was broadcast on 4 April 2012, as part of Series 66.

John Bird played Rob Galloway, with John Bird winning 91 – 40. The Dictionary Corner guest was Anneka Rice, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection John Bird Score Rob Galloway Others Max.
1 OMENATIPE PAINT 5 – 5 MEANT PTOMAINE 8
2 SRCAEGDAP CADGERS 12 – 5 GRACES ARCADES, GRASPED, PARADES*, REDCAPS*, SCARPED*, SCRAPED*, SPARGED* 15
3 URITASERD RAIDERS 19 – 5 staired ☓ STURDIER* 23
4 TWIOMNSEA WOMANISE 27 – 5 MONIES AMNIOTES, WOMANIST* 31
5 25 6 3 6 1 7 → 791 793
(6 × 6 − 3 − 1) × 25 − 7
34 – 12 793
(6 × 6 − 3 − 1) × 25 − 7

RR: 791 = (25 − 3) × 6 × 6 − 1

41
TTT SAPCHAIR His job involves going from pilau to post. CHAPRASI
6 DJROEIBCL BROILED 41 – 12 DOCILE CORBEIL 48
7 RORIFOEZS ROSIER 41 – 19 ROOFERS ROOFIES* 55
8 NLNOESGAM MANGLES 48 – 19 MASON MANGONELS* 73
9 UVIROMEGN REMOVING 56 – 19 monger ☓ 81
10 100 7 6 10 6 2 → 855 856
(100 + 7) × (6 + 2)
63 – 19 853

RR: 855 = (100 + 7) × (10 − 2) − 6 ÷ 6

91
TTT GEEKDEER Fish and eggs with a bit of Anneka thrown in. KEDGEREE
11 UPAROSELA PAROLES 70 – 26 AROUSAL AUREOLAS* 99
12 YLWEATHIT WEALTHY 77 – 33 WEALTHY HYALITE*, THWAITE*, WHITELY*, WHITTLE 106
13 EDUSAESFI SEASIDE 84 – 33 fussied ☓ DEFUSES, DISEASE, DISEUSE* 113
14 50 100 4 9 3 6 → 210 209
50 × 4 + 9
91 – 40 209
50 × 4 + 9

RR: 210 = (4 − 3 + 9) × 6 + 50 + 100

123
15 ROCKFIELD 91 – 40 flickered ☓
(19 seconds)
FROLICKED 133


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