Episode 5458

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Episode 5458 was broadcast on 9 April 2012, as part of Series 66.

Rob Gibney played Kevin Banyard, with Rob Gibney winning 94 – 52. The Dictionary Corner guest was Jenny Eclair, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Rob Gibney Score Kevin Banyard Others Max.
1 TAEANGMEN MAGNATE 7 – 7 MAGNATE EMANATE*, ENEMATA*, GATEMAN*, GATEMEN*, MAGENTA, MANATEE* 7
2 SOGSINROE GORINESS 15 – 7 SINGERS EROSIONS* 15
3 TOEAFHNVT FATTEN 21 – 7 THAT NOTATE, NOVATE* 21
4 LURMOIODE MOULDIER 29 – 15 MOULDIER 29
5 25 1 9 10 6 8 → 441 441
((8 − 6) × 25 − 1) × 9
39 – 25 441
(10 + 8) × 25 − 9


39
TTT ACEDCOLA This award sounds a bit like a fizzy drink. ACCOLADE
6 FIRBLASMU FAILS 39 – 31 FLAIRS ARMFULS*, BRIMFUL*, BURIALS*, FIBULAR*, FIBULAS, FULMARS*, RAILBUS* 46
7 LAETINDRS STRAINED 47 – 31 SLANDER DEINSTAL*, DETRAINS*, ENTRAILS, ISLANDER*, LANDTIES*, LARDIEST*, LATRINES, RANDIEST, RATLINES*, REINSTAL*, TENDRILS, TRENAILS* 54
8 VOKUETIHR THRIVE 53 – 31 VOTER OVERHIT 61
9 SWSAEOLSI SWALES 53 – 38 LASSOES LASSIES* 68
10 100 10 3 7 9 2 → 517 519
(7 − 2) × 100 + 10 + 9
60 – 38

RR: 517 = 10 + 7 + (3 + 2) × 100

78
TTT FIRMCLUE The firm clue here is showing forgiveness. MERCIFUL
11 AEDGSTNIM MEDIANTS 68 – 46 STEAMING MANGIEST*, SEDATING*, STEADING* 86
12 DERTODJUL JUDDER 74 – 46 5 TODDLER 93
13 STQCIEOZP coziest ☓ 74 – 52 COPIES POETICS 100
14 25 9 2 1 3 10 → 577 577
(10 + 9 + 1 + 3) × 25 + 2
84 – 52 580


110
15 HASSLESME SHAMELESS
(8.25 seconds)
94 – 52 120
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