Episode 5585

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Episode 5585 was broadcast on 8 November 2012, as part of Series 67.

Heather Styles played Rhondda McCracken, with Heather Styles winning 89 – 67. The Dictionary Corner guest was Janet Street-Porter, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

NOTE: In round 8, Styles' declaration of BIGHEAD should have been disallowed as it is hyphenated in the dictionary.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Heather Styles Score Rhondda McCracken Others Max.
1 SYRPEOUAD SPRAYED 7 – 0 DRAPES AROUSED*, DASYURE* 7
2 RSPIOELTA SPOILER 14 – 7 TRAIPSE EPILATORS 25
3 IEOARJCTL EROTICA 21 – 7 LOCATE LORICATE* 33
4 TFKEAENSH FASTEN 27 – 13 SHAKEN ETHANE*, FAKEST*, HASTEN*, KEFEST*, KENTES*, SATEEN*, SENATE*, THANES*, THANKS 39
5 75 9 3 1 4 8 → 377 376
(4 + 1) × 75 + 9 − 8
34 – 20 376
75 × 4 + 9 × 8 + 3 + 1

RR: 377 = (4 + 1) × 75 + 3 − (9 − 8)

49
TTT ILUNGEIN I lunge into a delicious plate of pasta. LINGUINE
6 DNGIASOMS DOSSING 41 – 27 MASSING AGONISMS*, MADISONS* 57
7 ZFTDIUEIN FINITE 47 – 27 FETID FINITUDE, UNITIZED* 65
8 HBGAOAIDE BIGHEAD** 54 – 27 bogied ☓ 72
9 AEIOQRNCA cronie ☓ 54 – 32 ACORN ACARINE*, CARINAE, OCARINA* 79
10 50 9 2 5 4 4 → 635 635
(9 + 4) × (50 − (5 − 4)) − 2
64 – 32 636


89
TTT RUDECOIL "The sky's a bit duller than usual", said Miss Schiffer. CLOUDIER
11 PTNOEIASW POINTES 71 – 32 WASTE SWAPTION* 97
12 LFTEONATM LAMENT 71 – 39 FLATTEN MANTLET*, MATELOT, OMENTAL, TELAMON*, TOMENTA* 104
13 EAEURTMDS STREAMED 79 – 47 STREAMED DEMUREST*, MASTERED*, MEASURED, MUSTERED 112
14 100 50 8 7 6 8 → 607 607
100 × 6 + 7
89 – 57 607
100 × 6 + 7


122
15 PETCUSSED 89 – 67 SUSPECTED
(5.5 seconds)
132
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