Episode 5537

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Episode 5537 was broadcast on 27 July 2012, as part of Series 67.

Chris Marshall played Fergus Regan, with Chris Marshall winning 78 – 49. The Dictionary Corner guest was Nicky Campbell, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Chris Marshall Score Fergus Regan Others Max.
1 DSPEAOLET PLEASED 7 – 7 TADPOLE ADOPTEES, DESOLATE, PEDALOES*, PEDESTAL*, TADPOLES 8
2 FELINOXAT FOLIATE 14 – 7 OXTAIL EXFOLIANT 26
3 JPTEIODEG PODGE 19 – 12 PODGE EPIDOTE* 33
4 MSSAUAVCI AMISS 24 – 12 MASS AMICUS*, CAMASS*, CASSIA*, SUMACS*, VISCUS* 39
5 75 25 100 5 6 2 → 565 565
6 × 100 − 25 − 5 × 2
34 – 12 567


49
TTT MALTBEER Too much beer and he was this the next day. ATREMBLE
6 ADEBOREFT BEATER 40 – 18 BOATER ABORTED, BERATED*, DEBATER*, DRAFTEE*, FORBADE*, REBATED* 56
7 NRLIAECAR CRANIAL 47 – 18 LINEAR ACARINE*, CARINAE*, CARINAL*, CARLINE, RAILCAR* 63
8 ZUTALERED TREE 47 – 25 ALTERED ALERTED*, RELATED, TEAZLED*, TREADLE* 70
9 SRNAOUHOE HONOURS 54 – 25 AROUSE HOARSEN*, ONEROUS*, ONSHORE*, SENHORA, UNHORSE 77
10 50 2 10 3 5 7 → 933 936 54 – 32 935
(10 + 7 + 2) × 50 − 3 × 5

RR: 933 = (50 + 5) × (10 + 7) − 2

87
TTT BEGINGIN If you begin drinking gin, you might be doing this. BINGEING
11 SVDEOITUS DIVOTS 54 – 39 DEVIOUS OUTSIDES 95
12 NATONGEOR TONNAGE 61 – 39 ORNATE NEGATOR, NORTENA*, NORTENO*, OREGANO, ORGANON*, REGNANT* 102
13 NYPAIUROT TOPIARY 68 – 39 TRAIN PUNITORY 110
14 25 8 4 7 6 10 → 172 172
7 × 25 − 6 ÷ (10 − 8)
78 – 49 172
7 × 25 − 6 ÷ (8 ÷ 4)


120
15 MOONYSTAR 78 – 49 monastory ☓
(16.75 seconds)
ASTRONOMY 130
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