Episode 5477

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Episode 5477 was broadcast on 4 May 2012, as part of Series 66.

Nick Hall played Catherine Johnson, with Catherine Johnson winning 71 – 69. The Dictionary Corner guest was Chris Packham, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Nick Hall Score Catherine Johnson Others Max.
1 PKRGAEIUS GASPER 6 – 6 GRAPES GARPIKES* 8
2 LEDOVEJUS SOLVED 12 – 12 ELUDES DELOUSE 15
3 RNIAOFBMA FORAMINA 20 – 12 BARMAN 23
4 LIAIEPWSM MAPLES 20 – 19 WIMPLES IMPALES, IMPLIES* 30
5 50 8 7 5 1 2 → 573 571 20 – 26 574
(50 + 7) × (2 + 8) + 5 − 1

RR: 573 = (50 + 8) × 2 × 5 − 7

40
TTT TORNADOS The area was hit by tornadoes, so they gave money to help. DONATORS
6 OEAIGTDCH COATED 20 – 33 CATHODE ACHIOTE, GODETIA* 47
7 LRPNAEOEB PAROLE 26 – 39 ENABLE BEANPOLE, OPENABLE, OPERABLE*, PERONEAL*, ROPEABLE* 55
8 OEUITNLST lutines ☓ 26 – 46 UTENSIL ELUTIONS*, LUTENIST, OUTLINES 63
9 RNQFAEUIN UNFAIR 32 – 46 enquire ☓ AQUIFER, FUNNIER 70
10 25 75 7 9 8 6 → 254 256
(9 − 7 + 8) × 25 + 6
39 – 46 252 ☓

RR: 254 = 9 × 6 + 8 × 25

80
TTT WORDCARD The word on my card helps brings things to a close. DRAWCORD
11 VDNEIATCE INVADE 45 – 52 INVADE DEVIANCE, ENACTIVE*, INVECTED 88
12 OEAUHZRSD ASHORE 51 – 58 HOUSED AROUSED 95
13 LESTAREIS TEARLESS 59 – 66 REALISTS ATELIERS*, EARLIEST*, LEISTERS*, REALISES*, SALTIRES, SERIATES*, STEALERS*, TESSERAL*, TIRELESS* 103
14 75 25 10 3 5 6 → 378 59 – 71 385
(10 − 6) × (25 + 75) − 5 × 3

RR: 378 = 75 × 5 + 3

113
15 ALBINOCAT BOTANICAL
(21.5 seconds)
69 – 71 123
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