Episode 5529

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Episode 5529 was broadcast on 17 July 2012, as part of Series 67.

Paul James played John McGinnes, with Paul James winning 93 – 64. The Dictionary Corner guest was Dave Spikey, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Paul James Score John McGinnes Others Max.
1 JLSTAIUEG UGLIEST 7 – 0 SALUTE LIGATES 7
2 PAFCEONDA CANAPE 13 – 6 DEACON APNOEA*, CANOED, FACADE*, PONCED* 13
3 SDMZEAOER 7 13 – 12 DREAMS OEDEMAS*, RADOMES, SMEARED 20
4 MABOESDOM BOSOMED 20 – 12 ABODES EMBOSOM*, MAMBOED, MAMBOES*, MOOMBAS* 27
5 50 7 5 10 3 7 → 136 136
50 × 3 − 7 − 7
30 – 12 137


37
TTT NINELOST Very rude while bathing in the river. INSOLENT
6 NUTWAFIBA AWAIT 35 – 17 FAINT ABAFT*, BAFTA*, BANIA*, BWANA*, FATWA*, FAUNA*, FITNA*, NAWAB, TABUN*, TAFIA*, TANIA*, TWAIN*, UNFIT, WITAN* 42
7 SDGSIEIPE DESPISE 42 – 24 DESPISE DIEGESIS* 50
8 LAPENARCO careplan ☓ 42 – 32 PARLANCE COPLANAR* 58
9 KRHWEIAER HIKER 42 – 38 WEAKER WEARIER*, WREAKER 65
10 100 10 3 5 9 2 → 543 543
(100 + 10) × 5 − (9 − 2)
52 – 48 543
(100 + 9) × 5 − 2


75
TTT DIARYPAL Forget the bangles, this is all about the stones. LAPIDARY
11 MCNQIUOET QUINCE 58 – 54 MINUTE CENTIMO* 82
12 NSORAHIIT RATIONS 65 – 54 TRAINS HISTORIAN 100
13 NGSTEIOAR ROASTING 73 – 54 TEARING ANGRIEST*, GANISTER*, GANTRIES, GENITORS*, GRANITES*, INGRATES, NEGATORS*, NOTARIES*, NOTARISE*, ORGANISE, ORGANIST, RAGSTONE*, RANGIEST*, TASERING*, TRIGONES* 108
14 25 1 7 3 8 7 → 249 249
(7 + 3) × 25 − 1
83 – 64 249
(7 + 3) × 25 − 1


118
15 SOMETROUT OUTERMOST
(3 seconds)
93 – 64 128
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