Episode 5506

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Episode 5506 was broadcast on 14 June 2012, as part of Series 66.

Jonathan Rawlinson played Max Eyre, with Jonathan Rawlinson winning 119 – 24. The Dictionary Corner guest was Saira Khan, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Jonathan Rawlinson Score Max Eyre Others Max.
1 AXERINERS NEARER 6 – 6 SEXIER EARNERS* 7
2 NACPOISTU ACUPOINTS 24 – 6 CAPTIONS 25
3 ADUGEWAPE GAWPED 30 – 12 GAWPED 31
4 MAQIPUTER PARQUET 37 – 12 quiter ☓ PRATIQUE* 39
5 25 6 1 2 7 7 → 928 925
((7 − 2) × 6 + 7) × 25
44 – 12

RR: 928 = 7 × 7 × (25 − 6) − 1 − 2

49
TTT BIOSHELL The total cost of footwear for the bird, perhaps? SHOEBILL
6 DIRECBANE DERACINE 52 – 12 BRAINED 57
7 OSITELIUC UTILISE 59 – 12 COILS CITOLES*, COLITIS*, ELICITS*, OCULIST*, OILIEST, SOLICIT 64
8 SOZESINTF SOFTENS 66 – 12 FOISTS FITNESS*, INFESTS, NOSIEST, SOFTIES* 71
9 ETASERAIK SERIATE 73 – 12 steakier ☓ AERATES*, ATRESIA*, KEISTER*, RETAKES 78
10 50 25 9 7 3 3 → 241 241
(7 − 3) × 25 + 3 × 50 − 9
83 – 12 250


88
TTT IMMERSED Immersed in water, but not quite boiled. SIMMERED
11 OMESOHATE MAHOES 89 – 18 SMOOTH SMOOTHE* 95
12 LUDEJRONE URODELE 96 – 18 jouled ☓ ROUNDEL* 102
13 OWIDEHODE HOODIE 102 – 24 HOODED WOODED 108
14 75 100 50 3 9 4 → 492 491
(75 + 50) × 4 − 9
109 – 24

RR: 492 = (50 − 4) × 9 + 75 + 3

118
15 PLATTAPIE PALPITATE
(4.5 seconds)
119 – 24 128
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