Episode 5460

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Episode 5460 was broadcast on 11 April 2012, as part of Series 66.

Rob Gibney played Nathan Steggles, with Nathan Steggles winning 94 – 93. The Dictionary Corner guest was Jenny Eclair, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Rob Gibney Score Nathan Steggles Others Max.
1 MLGUANTEK MAGNET 6 – 6 MANTLE GUNMETAL 8
2 FIBASLORE FOIBLES 13 – 6 SAILOR BARFLIES, FORESAIL* 16
3 STDOUQEAV QUOTED 19 – 12 QUOTED DEVOUT, DUVETS, OUSTED*, OVATES*, QUOTAS*, QUOTES*, SAUTED*, STAVED*, STOVED*, TOQUES*, VADOSE* 22
4 INOPALEMR PLAINER 26 – 19 IMPALER AILERON*, ALMONER*, EMPORIA, IMPANEL*, IMPLORE*, LAMPERN*, LEMPIRA*, LOAMIER*, MANIPLE*, MANLIER*, MARLINE*, MINERAL*, MORAINE*, OPALINE*, PALMIER, PLEROMA*, PRALINE*, PROLINE*, RAILMEN*, RAMPION*, ROMAINE* 29
5 25 7 2 5 4 8 → 122 122
5 × 25 − (7 − 4)
36 – 29 122
5 × 25 − (7 − 4)


39
TTT NEEDEARS If this is sung to you under your window, you'll need to be all ears. SERENADE
6 ITASITFEN FATTIES 36 – 37 NIFTIEST FAINTEST* 47
7 HTCNHUAER UNEARTH 43 – 44 CHANTER CENTAUR, CHUNTER*, HAUNTER*, TRANCHE*, UNCRATE*, UNTEACH* 54
8 AWISOPUCY SAUCY 48 – 49 PIOUS COYPUS 60
9 RGLIOWSER WORRIES 55 – 56 GLOWERS GROWLERS 68
10 100 2 7 4 5 1 → 682 682
100 × 7 − (5 + 4) × 2
65 – 66 682
(100 − 2) × 7 − 4


78
TTT AXESNINE Forget about nines, this is about the sixes. SEXENNIA
11 DSJAEOGNE JADES 70 – 71 NOSED JONESED* 85
12 ITUSARECT CUTTERS 77 – 78 STATURE RUSTICATE*, URTICATES* 103
13 DBNOEOSZV BOOZED 83 – 84 NOOSED SNOOZED 110
14 50 5 9 10 6 3 → 176 176
(50 + 10) × 3 − (9 − 5)
93 – 84 176 ☓


120
15 TINEDBEEF 93 – 94 BENEFITED
(3.5 seconds)
130
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