Episode 5557

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Episode 5557 was broadcast on 1 October 2012, as part of Series 67.

Adam Flinn played Rick Fear, with Adam Flinn winning 64 – 59. The Dictionary Corner guest was Sir Ranulph Fiennes, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Adam Flinn Score Rick Fear Others Max.
1 NTWEAEUPT untape ☓ 0 – 5 TWEET TWEETUP* 7
2 LTSOEIGWN STOWING 7 – 12 STOWING LONGWISE*, TOWLINES*, WINGLETS* 15
3 OECGRHDAO HOARD 12 – 12 hoarder ☓ CHARGED, CORDAGE*, ROACHED* 22
4 YTHREAOUG HEARTY 18 – 18 THEORY OUTRAGE, THEURGY*, TOUGHER*, YOGHURT 29
5 50 25 9 1 6 2 → 947 947
(25 − 6) × 50 − 2 − 1
28 – 18 950


39
TTT WEAVEHAT You'll need to wear a hat should you get caught in this. HEATWAVE
6 TMSEAEDLD STEAMED 35 – 18 SEATED DESALTED* 47
7 GZNSOIEMK ZONES 40 – 18 monkies ☓ SMOKING 54
8 SPNTAIHRE PAINTERS 48 – 18 PAINTS PERIANTHS 72
9 PTVUOASRU PARTS 48 – 25 VAPOURS 79
10 25 75 6 9 4 3 → 810 814 ☓ 48 – 30 816
(6 + 4) × 75 + 3 × 25 − 9

RR: 810 = (75 + 6) × (4 − 3 + 9)

89
TTT ONEMODEL Certain folk may like to play with this. MELODEON
11 MSRDIEOCA COSIER 48 – 37 CARDIES COMRADES, IDOCRASE*, MERCADOS* 97
12 ROESTQOCI recost ☓ 48 – 43 CORSET COOTERS*, COOTIES, OCTROIS*, SCOOTER, SOOTIER* 104
13 NRLDOEIEP PONDER 54 – 49 PONDER LEPORINE* 112
14 100 1 10 7 2 8 → 717 717
7 × 100 + 10 + 8 − 1
64 – 59 717
7 × 100 + 10 + 8 − 1


122
15 SKINSERUM 64 – 59 MURKINESS 132
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