Episode 5573

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Episode 5573 was broadcast on 23 October 2012, as part of Series 67.

Rose Boyle played Sam Leek, with Rose Boyle winning 73 – 71. The Dictionary Corner guest was Jon Culshaw, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Rose Boyle Score Sam Leek Others Max.
1 MRTAIEDTR MARRIED 7 – 7 MARRIED ADMIRER*, ATTIRED, MARDIER*, RATTIER*, READMIT*, TARDIER*, TARRIED, TARTIER* 7
2 LPAONSLAO SPOON 7 – 13 SALOON APOLLOS, POLLANS* 14
3 TFVIEOHRE HEFTIER 14 – 20 OVERHIT THEREOF* 21
4 TAESHPISM MISSHAPE 22 – 28 PASTIMES SHIPMATES*, STEAMSHIP 39
5 50 100 25 5 10 5 → 825 825
(10 − 5 ÷ 5) × 100 − 50 − 25
32 – 28


49
TTT BIGANGEL On the hunt for Snoopy, perhaps? BEAGLING
6 OTSQAELSP APOSTLES 40 – 36 APOSTLES 57
7 SDBUOERGA ROSEBUD 47 – 43 BADGERS AROUSED*, BODEGAS, BODGERS*, BORAGES*, BROGUES, DAUBERS*, DROGUES*, EARBUDS*, GOURDES*, GROUSED*, SUGARED* 64
8 MDIXAECIN MIXED 47 – 49 MINCED DIAMINE* 71
9 DTWEIASDE STEADIED 55 – 49 WAISTED 79
10 2 7 3 8 3 2 → 696 55 – 56 693
(3 × 8 × 2 × 2 + 3) × 7

RR: 696 = ((7 + 2) × 3 + 2) × 3 × 8

89
TTT SNAGHEEL You might snag your heels if you wear these. LEHENGAS
11 TRSUOILAN TAILORS 62 – 56 7 INSULATOR 107
12 WGMEONEUK WOMEN 67 – 61 GNOME GENOME 113
13 NTCAEULNE TUNNEL 73 – 61 CLEAN NUCLEATE* 121
14 5 7 1 1 5 7 → 926 926 ☓ 73 – 61

RR: 931 = ((5 − 1) × 5 − 1) × 7 × 7

128
15 USEPROMPT 73 – 71 UPPERMOST
(3.5 seconds)
138
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