Episode 5489

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Episode 5489 was broadcast on 22 May 2012, as part of Series 66.

Tony Ackland played Glenn Clements, with Glenn Clements winning 78 – 71. The Dictionary Corner guest was Lesley Garrett, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Tony Ackland Score Glenn Clements Others Max.
1 MPAUSBOVI BUMPS 5 – 0 VISA IAMBUS 6
2 RQBEOEGTF FORGET 11 – 6 FORGET BEFORE*, BEREFT 12
3 DISALOERM RADIOS 11 – 13 LOADERS MORALISED 30
4 JGRIAEWDP GRIPED 17 – 19 WARPED DIAPER*, EARWIG, GAWPED, GAWPER*, PAIRED*, PARGED*, REPAID*, WIDGER* 36
5 50 8 4 8 6 1 → 820 820
(8 + 8) × (50 + 1) + 4
27 – 19 818


46
TTT SALADPIE The Queen's employee puts up a fence. PALISADE
6 NTCAOASYE STANCE 33 – 25 CANOES CYANATES* 54
7 GIRLEOMNI glimmer ☓ 33 – 31 IGNORE RELIGION 62
8 TSCEAELDI DIALECTS 41 – 31 LISTED DELICATES 80
9 ENAHSUTNE HAUNTS 47 – 37 HASTEN ENTHUSE, NEATENS*, UNEATEN* 87
10 25 9 4 6 7 9 → 227 227
9 × 25 + 6 − 4
57 – 47 227
9 × 25 + 6 − 4


97
TTT FINERING Break the law with a trendy hairstyle. INFRINGE
11 UISFRLAEP FAILURES 65 – 55 FAILURES PRAISEFUL 115
12 STPOAITZR TRAITS 71 – 61 PATIOS PATRIOTS 123
13 TEISDAXTO STATED 71 – 68 TOASTED IODATES*, OATIEST*, OXIDASE*, TOADIES*, TOASTIE* 130
14 50 10 5 4 4 2 → 877 869 ☓ 71 – 68

RR: 877 = ((4 × 10 − 5) × 50 + 4) ÷ 2

140
15 RICHNSAFE 71 – 78 FRANCHISE
(1.5 seconds)
150
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