Episode 5520

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Episode 5520 was broadcast on 4 July 2012, as part of Series 67.

Baljeet Nijjhar played Richard Hillier, with Baljeet Nijjhar winning 89 – 60. The Dictionary Corner guest was Tim Vine, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Baljeet Nijjhar Score Richard Hillier Others Max.
1 BLZIAHSER BLAZERS 7 – 7 BLAZERS BAILERS*, BEARISH*, HAILERS*, HALIERS*, HERBALS, LABRISH*, SHALIER*, SIZABLE* 7
2 GDRAONSME ORGASMED 15 – 7 grandsome ☓ DRAGOMEN*, MEGARONS*, RANSOMED* 15
3 PTLAETOQT TATTLE 21 – 13 TATTLE PELOTA*, POTTLE, TEAPOT* 21
4 NLSEUILFS FULLNESS 29 – 21 FULLNESS 29
5 100 1 3 4 1 2 → 457 29 – 21

RR: 459 Best: 455 = (100 − 3 × (2 + 1)) × (4 + 1)

36
TTT LOSSCURE The company is losing money, so they announce these. CLOSURES
6 RWREUASTN SAUNTER 36 – 21 WASTER NATURES, RANTERS*, RETURNS*, TURNERS*, WANTERS*, WARNERS*, WARRENS* 43
7 PDMNEAEXN DAMPEN 42 – 27 MANNED ANNEXED 50
8 TGDIAOTME MOATED 42 – 34 OMITTED GODETIA 57
9 RSRAONYER SOARER 48 – 34 snear ☓ ROARERS* 64
10 75 3 2 5 2 7 → 601 601
(5 + 3) × 75 + 2 ÷ 2
58 – 44 601
(5 + 3) × 75 + 2 ÷ 2


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TTT EPICCODE This ancient item sounds a bit fishy to me. CODPIECE
11 FPHIAVLIS LAVISH 64 – 44 VIALS PALISH*, PHIALS, PILAFS* 80
12 BCNOIETSI BISECTION 82 – 44 BONCES 98
13 GRTAEVGUE GREAT 82 – 50 TAGGER ARGUTE*, GARGET*, GAUGER*, GREAVE*, REGGAE*, TUGGER*, VAGUER* 104
14 25 2 8 10 6 3 → 905 906
(10 × 3 + 6) × 25 + 8 − 2
89 – 50 900

RR: 905 = (2 + 6 + 3) × 8 × 10 + 25

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15 LONGWINKY 89 – 60 KNOWINGLY
(10 seconds)
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