Episode 5578

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Episode 5578 was broadcast on 30 October 2012, as part of Series 67.

Amy Gilbert played Lucy Grainge, with Lucy Grainge winning 88 – 65. The Dictionary Corner guest was Jo Brand, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Amy Gilbert Score Lucy Grainge Others Max.
1 RPDEOATBE PREDATE 7 – 7 BERATED OPERATED, PROBATED* 8
2 NGRIAENTU RENTING 14 – 14 TEARING RETUNING, TENURING* 16
3 RTSAOLIZU ROAST 14 – 20 TRAILS ORALIST*, OUTSAIL*, RITUALS, SAUTOIR*, TAILORS 23
4 PHSOAEFRU POSHER 20 – 26 POSHER PROFUSE 30
5 100 2 1 7 9 5 → 529 530 20 – 36 529
(100 + 7) × 5 − (9 − 2 − 1)


40
TTT CROCKMOO Is this type of bird on the lookout for Roger? MOORCOCK
6 LDCIEARMI MILDER 20 – 43 MEDICAL CAMELID*, CLAIMED*, CLAIMER*, DECIMAL, DECLAIM*, DIMERIC*, MIRACLE, RADICLE*, RECLAIM 47
7 GSJEAUYVE SUAVE 25 – 48 VAGUE VEEJAYS* 54
8 BNSDUEANS BANNED 31 – 54 ABUSED BADNESS, DUENNAS*, SUNBEDS, SUNDAES*, UNBENDS* 61
9 NLSIEOKPI SPINE 31 – 61 PINKIES ELISION*, EPSILON*, ISOLINE*, LIONISE*, OILSKIN, PINKOES*, SPLENII* 68
10 25 9 10 7 10 8 → 757 758
(10 − 7) × 25 × 10 + 8
38 – 68 758
(10 − 7) × 25 × 10 + 8

Best: 757 = (7 × 10 + 9) × 10 − 25 − 8

78
TTT ENTERRAT Forget rat, this sort of person prefers rabbit. NATTERER
11 SGEATNOIP PASTING 38 – 76 PONGIEST PINOTAGE* 86
12 HDSAEOWMI SHOWED 44 – 82 WASHED MEADOWS, MIAOWED* 93
13 TDEAFDEWX WAFTED 50 – 88 DEFEAT DEWAXED* 100
14 25 6 1 1 7 7 → 544 550
(7 + 7 + 6 + 1 + 1) × 25
55 – 88

RR: 544 = (7 × 6 + 1 + 25) × (7 + 1)

110
15 BASHESBIT SHABBIEST
(2.5 seconds)
65 – 88 120


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