Episode 5504

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Episode 5504 was broadcast on 12 June 2012, as part of Series 66.

Jonathan Rawlinson played Robin Gardner, with Jonathan Rawlinson winning 107 – 71. The Dictionary Corner guest was Saira Khan, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Jonathan Rawlinson Score Robin Gardner Others Max.
1 EROTEZOPI POETIZE 7 – 0 TROPE ZOETROPE* 8
2 VSUNAMESD MEDUSAS 14 – 7 MADNESS ASSUMED*, DESMANS*, SUNDAES, UNSAVED 15
3 ITEMUGEIL LEGUME 20 – 7 GUILE GIMLET, GLUTEI*, MIELIE*, MILIEU* 21
4 RWACEIMXR WARMER 26 – 13 RACIER AIRCREW* 28
5 50 8 5 1 9 7 → 540 540
(7 − 5 + 8 + 50) × 9
36 – 23 540
(9 + 1) × 50 + 8 × 5


38
TTT TOYFRUIT If you solve this, it might be down to chance. FORTUITY
6 CPOSIENHO PHONIES 43 – 23 8 COHESION 46
7 ADEVUSEPS EVADES 49 – 29 PAUSED PASSED*, PAUSES*, PSEUDS*, SPADES*, SPEEDS*, UPASES* 52
8 BLITAJNEG BELTING 49 – 37 BLEATING TANGIBLE 60
9 AROBITWEG BORGATE 56 – 37 BORATE 67
10 25 6 9 7 1 8 → 352 352
(25 × 7 + 1) × (8 − 6)
66 – 47 352
(6 + 8) × 25 + 9 − 7


77
TTT GILLREAD Gill read the recipe and ended up cooking this. GRILLADE
11 AQESAYUNA QUEANS 72 – 53 QUEASY NAUSEA*, UNEASY 83
12 LTEICHUAD ETHICAL 79 – 53 hatched ☓ ALETHIC*, CITADEL*, DELTAIC*, DIALECT, DUCTILE*, DUTCHIE*, LATCHED 90
13 OKINESOPR SPOOKIER 87 – 61 SPOOKIER POISONER, ROOINEKS*, SPOONIER* 98
14 100 5 2 3 9 4 → 252 252
(5 × 100 + 4) ÷ 2
97 – 71 252
5 × 100 ÷ 2 + 9 − (4 + 3)


108
15 LAWNSPRIG SPRAWLING
(1 second)
107 – 71 118
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