Episode 5534

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Episode 5534 was broadcast on 24 July 2012, as part of Series 67.

Chris Marshall played Simon Ricketts, with Chris Marshall winning 73 – 70. The Dictionary Corner guest was Nicky Campbell, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Chris Marshall Score Simon Ricketts Others Max.
1 PGSUAOLAE PAUSE 0 – 7 PLAGUES 7
2 VNIOHISPA VISION 6 – 13 VANISH HOISIN*, PIANOS*, POISHA*, SIPHON, SPAVIN* 13
3 SRMEUOTER ROUTERS 13 – 20 STORMER MUSTERER 21
4 LCGOALIES LOCALISE 21 – 28 COLLAGES COLLEGIA* 29
5 75 25 50 3 8 7 → 353 353
7 × 50 + 3
31 – 38 353
7 × 50 + 3


39
TTT CLEARJOY With this word, flattery gets you everywhere. CAJOLERY
6 ZRUEDISLT STRUDEL 38 – 45 DILUTES DILUTERS, STUDLIER* 47
7 LRDEOIDON LOONIER 45 – 45 DRONE DOODLER*, DROOLED*, EIDOLON*, NOODLED 54
8 RGTEUWAEN GRANTEE 52 – 45 greaten ☓ GAUNTER, REAGENT*, TUNEAGE* 61
9 PTDAEUSPI DISPUTE 59 – 52 DISPUTE DUPPIES*, PUPATED*, PUPATES, UPDATES 68
10 75 4 3 5 4 2 → 810 809 ☓ 59 – 52

RR: 810 = (75 × 2 + 3 × 4) × 5

78
TTT HARDCASE Give us a clue? You've just had it! CHARADES
11 TSMIOEFIT softies ☓ 59 – 57 EMITS FOMITES* 85
12 COMNEARWI ROMANCE 66 – 57 MINCER AIRWOMEN 93
13 KMXAEESUS EXAMS 66 – 63 AMUSES ASSUME*, SESAME, UKASES* 99
14 75 3 5 9 10 5 → 203 205
75 × 3 − 10 − 5 − 5
73 – 70 205
75 × 3 − 10 − 5 − 5

RR: 203 = (75 ÷ 5 + 5) × 10 + 3

109
15 PUPWARDEN 73 – 70 UNWRAPPED 119
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