Episode 5500

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Episode 5500 was broadcast on 6 June 2012, as part of Series 66.

Ben Nicholson played Peter Webb, with Ben Nicholson winning 87 – 64. The Dictionary Corner guest was Alastair Stewart, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Ben Nicholson Score Peter Webb Others Max.
1 WNUAOSDAE WOUND 0 – 6 WOUNDS ANODES*, DEWANS*, ENDOWS*, NAUSEA, SNOWED*, SUNDAE, SUNDEW*, UNAWED*, UNDOES 6
2 RSARZEANB BARNS 0 – 12 BARREN BARRENS*, BRAZENS*, ZAREBAS* 13
3 CSEMPIOSU COPIES 6 – 18 SPICES SPECIOUS* 21
4 MREEPRADV REVAMPED 14 – 18 DEPRAVE PERVADER* 29
5 50 75 10 4 8 9 → 268 267
4 × 50 + 75 − 8
21 – 18 266

RR: 268 = (50 + 8 + 9) × 4

39
TTT ALANSGOT Alan's got a real passion for these tasty creatures. LANGOSTA
6 TNCIOGNCU COUNTING 29 – 26 COUNTING 47
7 NRBPEOELA LEANER 35 – 26 replane ☓ BEANPOLE, OPENABLE*, OPERABLE, PERONEAL*, ROPEABLE* 55
8 RNOAQTEIH RETAIN 41 – 32 RATION ANOTHER, HAIRNET, THERIAN* 62
9 STTGIEURE GUTTERS 48 – 39 GUTTERS GRISETTE*, TERGITES* 70
10 100 50 2 10 2 1 → 150 150
100 + 50
58 – 49 150
50 × 1 + 100


80
TTT LEAVEMOB Leave the mob, the police will take them elsewhere. MOVEABLE
11 TIAMKFLOX AXIOM 63 – 54 FLOAT FLOKATI, FOXTAIL* 87
12 MSRIATDEF MARDIEST 71 – 54 MASTER READMITS* 95
13 AOELJDYIT DETAIL 77 – 54 toadily ☓ DILATE, EIDOLA*, IODATE*, JAILED*, JILTED*, JOLTED, TAILED*, TOILED* 101
14 100 75 8 1 7 8 → 517 517
75 × 7 − 8
87 – 64 517
75 × 7 − 8


111
15 ORGASMIKS 87 – 64 KISSOGRAM 121
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