Episode 5539

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Episode 5539 was broadcast on 7 August 2012, as part of Series 67.

Anthea Rata played Grant Waters, with Grant Waters winning 96 – 87. The Dictionary Corner guest was Mark Foster, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Anthea Rata Score Grant Waters Others Max.
1 TMCLEAOSU LACTOSE 7 – 0 mascule ☓ CALUMETS*, CUSTOMAL*, LEUCOMAS*, MUSCATEL, OSCULATE*, SOULMATE 8
2 QRSEAIMET STEAMER 7 – 8 STEAMIER EMIRATES 16
3 DZTIOSPEI DOZIEST 14 – 15 DOPIEST DEPOSIT, IODIZES*, POSITED*, TOPSIDE, ZOISITE* 23
4 FRBUOIKNA BRINK 19 – 20 FRANK FUNKIA*, KORUNA*, UNFAIR 29
5 50 100 4 6 7 9 → 408 408
4 × 100 + 9 + 6 − 7
29 – 30 408
4 × 100 + 9 + 6 − 7


39
TTT GAGEHOUR Guess how old someone is, it'll do you good. ROUGHAGE
6 RNGEIARDE REREADING 47 – 48 REREADING GRENADIER 57
7 LMSRLOIAE MORALISE 55 – 56 MORALISE 65
8 SLNYIEOIT OILIEST 62 – 56 TONSIL SENILITY* 73
9 GWNSAOECA WAGONS 68 – 56 WAGES CANOES*, CONGAS, CONGES*, GASCON*, GENOAS*, GOWANS*, OCEANS*, SOCAGE* 79
10 25 6 5 6 1 7 → 624 68 – 66 624
(6 − 1) × 5 × 25 − (7 − 6)


89
TTT FOULCOPS It's how you were served mash potato at school. SCOOPFUL
11 TPBEIRNEL TRIPLE 74 – 66 pinter ☓ PERLITE*, REPTILE 96
12 DFRIAOTAX AFRAID 80 – 72 AFRAID ADRIFT*, ADROIT 102
13 HRDGEAUNO UNHEARD 87 – 79 UNHEARD AGROUND, GROANED*, GUERDON*, NURAGHE*, RONDEAU*, ROUGHED*, ROUGHEN*, UNDERGO* 109
14 100 6 3 5 7 3 → 454 87 – 86 455
5 × 100 − (7 × 6 + 3)

RR: 454 = (100 − (3 ÷ 3 + 7)) × 5 − 6

119
15 EMUSBRAIN 87 – 96 SUBMARINE
(11.25 seconds)
129
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