Episode 5554

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Episode 5554 was broadcast on 25 September 2012, as part of Series 67.

Liam Shaw played Rosie Maclennan, with Liam Shaw winning 72 – 60. The Dictionary Corner guest was Jennie Bond, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Liam Shaw Score Rosie Maclennan Others Max.
1 OTKISPENL SPOILT 0 – 7 POKIEST ENTISOL*, EPSILON, LENTISK*, LEPTONS*, ONLIEST*, PINKEST*, PINKOES*, PINTLES*, PIOLETS*, PISTOLE*, POINTES*, PONTILS*, TINKLES* 7
2 RDARUETLA LARDER 6 – 7 adulater ☓ ADULATE, RADULAE*, RADULAR*, RUDERAL* 14
3 NJUEHINST HINTS 11 – 12 SHUNT TUNNIES 21
4 PSAETVIBO BOATIES 11 – 20 OBVIATES 29
5 3 6 6 5 2 5 → 659 643 11 – 20

RR: 660 = (6 + 5) × 2 × 6 × 5

36
TTT TONYLAWN How a lady should not behave at a Chinese takeaway. WANTONLY
6 YCUROLFET CUTLERY 18 – 20 FLORET CLOTURE*, COULTER*, COURTLY, CRUELTY* 43
7 GAISEXCIN SEXING 18 – 28 EXCISING 51
8 MDOELNAGD DANGLED 25 – 35 MANGLED GLADDEN*, GLADDON*, GODDAMN*, MANGOLD* 58
9 INTAWMERS MINARETS 33 – 35 waister ☓ RAIMENTS* 66
10 25 10 2 9 6 3 → 274 274
25 × 10 + 9 × 2 + 6
43 – 45 274
25 × 10 + 9 × 2 + 6


76
TTT UNITOOLS The answer to this seems pretty clear to me. SOLUTION
11 GTVOSAETL VOLTAGES 51 – 53 VOLTAGES GAVOTTES* 84
12 RSDIRAOZE RAIDERS 58 – 53 radioers ☓ ADORERS*, DROSERA*, RADIOES*, RAZORED*, ROADIES* 91
13 UACSPEUTD UPDATES 65 – 53 CUSPED CUSPATE*, TEACUPS, UPCASED* 98
14 25 10 4 3 7 8 → 526 525
7 × 3 × 25
72 – 60 525
7 × 3 × 25

RR: 526 = (7 × 8 − 3) × 10 − 4

108
15 ERASEDHER 72 – 60 REHEARSED 118
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