Episode 5553

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Episode 5553 was broadcast on 24 September 2012, as part of Series 67.

Liam Shaw played Natalie Taylor, with Liam Shaw winning 104 – 78. The Dictionary Corner guest was Jennie Bond, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Notably, in this and the next episode, Susie is wearing dark glasses, because of an eye infection she picked up.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Liam Shaw Score Natalie Taylor Others Max.
1 BHEROILOZ BOILER 6 – 6 BOILER BOOZIER 7
2 SFAESRDIN SARDINES 14 – 6 SANDER ARIDNESS*, FAIRNESS, SANSERIF* 15
3 OMTUDAERQ MATURED 21 – 6 ROUTED EQUATOR*, QUORATE*, TORQUED 22
4 DGUMRGEMO MUGGED 27 – 12 MUGGER DOGGER*, DROGUE*, GORGED*, GOUGED*, GOUGER*, GOURDE*, GRUDGE*, GUMMED, MORGUE, ROGUED*, ROUGED*, RUGGED* 28
5 75 25 5 3 9 2 → 124 124
75 + 25 + 5 × 3 + 9
37 – 22 124
75 + 25 + 9 × 3 − (5 − 2)


38
TTT NICEDUET No hospital, but he's about to be admitted. INDUCTEE
6 RSATIOVNI RATIONS 44 – 29 RATIONS OVARITIS* 46
7 TEIGAFWPL PETAL 49 – 34 PLAIT FLEAPIT* 53
8 TEMDIRSEX MIXERS 55 – 40 MISTED DEMERITS*, DEMISTER, DIMETERS* 61
9 ONASCETRA ANCESTOR 63 – 40 CORNS CATERANS*, ENACTORS* 69
10 25 50 3 3 6 7 → 790 790
(25 − 6 − 3) × 50 − 7 − 3
73 – 50 790
(25 − 6 − 3) × 50 − 7 − 3


79
TTT DUGMANOR The sort of person who is never quite satisfied. GOURMAND
11 OKSUEPACW SPOKE 78 – 55 POKES COWPEAS, WACKOES* 86
12 NLEODUGNA DANGLE 78 – 62 LOUNGED DUNGEON, DUNNAGE*, LANGUED*, UNLADEN* 93
13 YCIOTEAVB CAVITY 84 – 68 BOATIE ICEBOAT, OBVIATE* 100
14 25 75 3 4 8 6 → 207 207
25 × 8 + 4 + 3
94 – 78 207
25 × 8 + 4 + 3


110
15 DOGIETURN DETOURING
(5.25 seconds)
104 – 78 120
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