Episode 5511

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Episode 5511 was broadcast on 21 June 2012, and was the first quarter-final of Series 66.

Rob Gibney played Jonathan Rawlinson, with Jonathan Rawlinson winning 101 – 77. The Dictionary Corner guest was Penny Smith, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Rob Gibney Score Jonathan Rawlinson Others Max.
1 OEIZKLASN zoinks ☓ 0 – 5 SNAKE ALIENS*, ALKIES*, ALSIKE*, ANKLES*, ANOLES*, AZINES*, ENOKIS*, INSOLE*, KAIZEN*, KAOLIN, KELSON*, KINASE*, KOINES*, LESION*, LIANES*, LIKENS*, SALINE*, SILANE*, SILKEN*, SLEAZO*, ZANIES* 6
2 EWAHUDISO WASHED 6 – 11 SHOWED HIDEOUS 13
3 NTRCIEAIR CERTAIN 13 – 18 INERTIA CRITERIA 21
4 OFELUTISO OUTFLIES 21 – 26 OUTFLIES 29
5 25 3 8 5 9 4 → 707 708
(9 × 3 + 5 − 4) × 25 + 8
28 – 33 706
(5 × 4 + 8) × 25 + 9 − 3

RR: 707 = 9 × 3 × 25 + 8 × 4

39
TTT AFIBLUST This person has a lust for telling fibs. FABULIST
6 IREDOEFSI FIRESIDE 36 – 33 6 47
7 LVPNDEAEA VANDAL 36 – 40 DEPLANE 54
8 ISOXANEHU ANXIOUS 43 – 47 ANXIOUS HEINOUS* 61
9 RCJMGAEIE CAGIER 49 – 53 MIRAGE GRIMACE 68
10 100 50 75 25 2 6 → 535 533 49 – 63 535
(100 + 2) × 6 − 50 ÷ 25 − 75


78
TTT EATSUSHI It's like taking a break and then another, and then another. HIATUSES
11 DNWYAOGRE DOWAGER 56 – 70 DOWAGER GROANED*, ORANGEY*, WAGONER, WORDAGE, WRONGED* 85
12 OTENILUPE OUTLINE 63 – 77 EELPOUT ELUTION*, OPULENT, PETIOLE*, POUTINE*, TOLUENE* 92
13 MCTRAOSIE COASTER 70 – 84 AMORIST AMORTISE, ATOMISER, MATRICES, MORTICES* 100
14 100 4 3 3 2 10 → 889 888
100 × 3 × 3 − (10 + 2)
77 – 91 890
3 × 3 × 100 − 10

RR: 889 = (100 + 10) × 2 × 4 + 3 × 3

110
15 SOULTRAIN 77 – 101 INSULATOR
(7.75 seconds)
120
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