Episode 5549

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Episode 5549 was broadcast on 18 September 2012, as part of Series 67.

Liam Shaw played Tristam Burgess, with Liam Shaw winning 88 – 39. The Dictionary Corner guest was Kate Adie, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Liam Shaw Score Tristam Burgess Others Max.
1 GUELRASPW PLAGUES 7 – 0 SPRAWL EARPLUGS* 8
2 QRLUIESRO SQUIRREL 15 – 0 SQUIRE 16
3 EDTONDIAU DETAIN 21 – 0 untoned ☓ AUDITED, DAUNTED, DONATED, DUODENA*, TOADIED*, UNAIDED*, UNDATED* 23
4 SOCPAIREG SPACIER 28 – 7 SOAPIER CARGOES*, COPIERS*, CORSAGE*, PICAROS*, PORGIES*, PROSAIC*, SCORIAE*, SCRAPIE* 30
5 100 8 3 10 5 2 → 196 196
100 × 2 − (5 − (8 − (10 − 3)))
38 – 17 196
100 × 2 − 8 ÷ (10 ÷ 5)


40
TTT HERSLOTS Is it where Gustav liked to place his weapon? HOLSTERS
6 ZNTIEDAGR redating ☓ 38 – 24 TRADING DERATING*, GRADIENT, TREADING 48
7 UAKSOPETJ UPTAKE 44 – 24 POETS JAKEST*, KOPJES 54
8 NHDAIMERS MINDERS 51 – 24 dashier ☓ MINDSHARE* 72
9 RFSOELITB BLISTER 58 – 24 foilers ☓ BOTFLIES, FILBERTS*, TREFOILS* 80
10 2 9 4 1 10 5 → 167 167
10 × 4 × (5 − 1) + 9 − 2
68 – 24 165


90
TTT HEATBUNS It's how you might warm your buns on a hot day. SUNBATHE
11 YSAEALNEA EASEL 73 – 29 LANES ANALYSE 97
12 THCOIAREN REACTION 81 – 29 rachet ☓ ANCHORITE 115
13 OAWMVEDIM MIAOWED 88 – 29 MOVED 122
14 3 8 6 8 4 7 → 311 315 ☓ 88 – 29

RR: 311 = (4 × 8 + 6) × 8 + 7

132
15 DENIMCLUB 88 – 39 UNCLIMBED
(9.75 seconds)
142
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