Episode 5487

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Episode 5487 was broadcast on 18 May 2012, as part of Series 66.

Stuart Wright played Brenda Wrigglesworth, with Stuart Wright winning 84 – 80. The Dictionary Corner guest was Janet Street-Porter, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Stuart Wright Score Brenda Wrigglesworth Others Max.
1 TLBTEIEUM TUMBLE 6 – 6 TUMBLE BUTTIE*, BUTTLE*, METTLE* 6
2 FDSIOIELD DOILIES 13 – 13 FIDDLES IDOLISED 14
3 PNRTIUOAN RATION 19 – 19 RATION OPUNTIA*, PURITAN, RAINOUT*, UTOPIAN 21
4 HSWOAEADZ SHOWED 25 – 25 SHOWED SHADOW*, WASHED 27
5 100 10 8 4 1 4 → 259 258 ☓ 25 – 30 250
8 ÷ 4 × 100 + (4 + 1) × 10

RR: 259 = 100 ÷ 4 × 10 + 8 + 1

37
TTT SEATRIPS You might spend these on an overseas trip. PIASTRES
6 RTRIEAQJD TRADER 25 – 37 TARRIED TARDIER 44
7 NLWOEIEYT TOWNIE 31 – 43 TOWNIE TOWLINE* 51
8 RRCOEUVSA COARSER 38 – 50 CRAVERS CAROUSER*, VERRUCAS 59
9 NGKLEIERG REELING 45 – 57 REELING KEELING*, LEERING*, LEGGIER*, REEKING 66
10 100 5 10 2 2 9 → 308 308
(5 − 2) × 100 + 10 − 2
55 – 57 309


76
TTT THIRDSET By the third set, the tennis player needed a drink. THIRSTED
11 CGNTAEOEN CONNATE 62 – 64 CANTEEN ACETONE*, COGNATE*, ECOTAGE*, NEONATE*, TONNAGE* 83
12 FPTNIAEAL PLANET 68 – 64 FAINT PALATINE 91
13 BSHEOISRP HOSERS 74 – 70 SPIRES BISHOPS, BOSSIER, HOSIERS*, PISHERS* 98
14 75 4 3 7 8 1 → 676 676
(8 + 1) × 75 + 4 − 3
84 – 80 676
(8 + 1) × 75 + 4 − 3


108
15 LOONATIIC 84 – 80 COALITION 118
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