Episode 5523

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Episode 5523 was broadcast on 9 July 2012, as part of Series 67.

Paul James played Andrew Koffman, with Paul James winning 106 – 81. The Dictionary Corner guest was Jo Brand, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Paul James Score Andrew Koffman Others Max.
1 YGVCAUEAT CAVEAT 6 – 6 VACATE GATEAU 6
2 LTPEIARGE REPTILE 13 – 6 REPEAT LITREAGE, PEARLITE* 14
3 SNWDAUEIN UNWINDS 20 – 13 DUNNIES DUENNAS*, INDUNAS*, SWANNED*, UNDINES* 21
4 STNPAEAIS PANTIES 27 – 20 PASTIES PEASANTS, SAPIENTS*, SATANISE* 29
5 75 50 100 25 2 10 → 746 746
75 × 10 − 100 ÷ 25
37 – 30 746
75 × 10 − 50 ÷ 25 − 2


39
TTT THECLASS Everyone in the class was carrying these. SATCHELS
6 OEULBJRSD BOULDERS 45 – 38 BOULDERS DOUBLERS 47
7 CTNREIEON ERECTION 53 – 46 ERECTION CRETONNE*, INCENTRE*, NEOTENIC*, NEOTERIC* 55
8 MFREIOMDT FORMED 53 – 53 TRIMMED MIDTERM* 62
9 NRGTIEAEM GERMINATE 71 – 53 TEAMING 80
10 50 8 1 10 7 9 → 831 834
(50 + 1) × (9 + 7) + 10 + 8
78 – 53 826

RR: 831 = ((8 − 1) × 10 + 50) × 7 − 9

90
TTT BADCRABS It's the ideal place to put your sword. SCABBARD
11 XLNSAOAIH ANOXIA 84 – 59 HALONS ALOHAS*, AXIONS*, AXONAL*, LANAIS*, LIANAS*, OXALIS, SALINA* 96
12 BTZSOEUIL BOULES 90 – 65 SUBTLE BLITZES*, BOLETUS*, OUTSIZE*, ZLOTIES* 103
13 RMRVEAEAS SEAMER 96 – 71 RAVERS REAMERS*, REAVERS*, SMEARER* 110
14 25 100 10 2 7 1 → 744 743 96 – 81 744
(100 + 10) × 7 − 25 − 1


120
15 BRANDSWIT WRISTBAND
(2.5 seconds)
106 – 81 130
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