Episode 5525

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Episode 5525 was broadcast on 11 July 2012, as part of Series 67.

Paul James played Tom Leslie, with Paul James winning 99 – 49. The Dictionary Corner guest was Jo Brand, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Paul James Score Tom Leslie Others Max.
1 PRNGIUAIL PAIRING 7 – 7 PAIRING LAIRING*, NAUPLII*, PURLING*, RAILING* 7
2 BRASELDOE RELOADS 14 – 14 LEADERS LEEBOARDS* 25
3 LSNJEAIHX INHALES 21 – 14 JEANS 32
4 TGECIYETF CITY 25 – 14 fitty ☓ FYTTE* 37
5 100 75 25 50 1 8 → 491 496
8 × 50 + 100 − (75 ÷ 25 + 1)
32 – 21 496
8 × 50 + 100 − (75 ÷ 25 + 1)

RR: 491 = (75 + 50) ÷ 25 × 100 − 8 − 1

47
TTT REDTREES It sounds like he's absconded after dinner. DESERTER
6 DNOPUSECN POUNCED 39 – 21 enpounds ☓ POUNCES*, UNPOSED* 54
7 VRBDIAOAS BRAVADO 46 – 21 DIVAS BAVAROIS 62
8 MLERANUSM NUMERALS 54 – 21 MANURES MENSURAL* 70
9 RNRTAIUAE NARRATE 61 – 28 TRAINER RETRAIN*, RUNTIER*, TAURINE*, TERRAIN*, URINATE* 77
10 100 75 5 6 1 8 → 972 974
(8 + 1) × 100 + 75 − (6 − 5)
68 – 35 974
(8 + 5) × 75 − 1

RR: 972 = (75 + 6) × (8 + 5 − 1)

87
TTT PASSPORT They need a passport to perform all over the world. POPSTARS
11 PDWTEOEOS STOOPED 75 – 35 POSTED SWOOPED* 94
12 KLENOGASM MANGLES 82 – 35 SLOGAN KALONGS*, MANGELS*, MANGOES* 101
13 RPSDEIEAF PRAISED 89 – 42 PRAISED AIRSPEED* 109
14 50 75 10 6 1 3 → 928 922 89 – 49 926
(10 + 3) × 75 − 50 + 1

RR: 928 = (50 + 1) × 6 × 3 + 10

119
15 CATSGOAPE SCAPEGOAT
(9.25 seconds)
99 – 49 129
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