Episode 5588

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Episode 5588 was broadcast on 13 November 2012, as part of Series 67.

Heather Styles played Alma Cox, with Heather Styles winning 82 – 73. The Dictionary Corner guest was Connie Fisher, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Heather Styles Score Alma Cox Others Max.
1 RSCTOEUOF FRUCTOSE 8 – 8 FRUCTOSE ECOTOURS*, FOOTSURE*, OUTSCORE 8
2 HPNAETWOI WHITEN 8 – 15 PHAETON PHONATE 15
3 EAOEMDSBR BREAMS 14 – 21 DEMOBS AEROBES*, BARDEES*, BEAMERS*, BEDSORE*, BESMEAR*, BREAMED*, DEBASER*, RADOMES*, REBASED*, SMEARED*, SOBERED* 22
4 IAZFTUESN AUNTIES 21 – 21 FAINT FUSTIAN*, SINUATE*, ZANIEST* 29
5 100 5 6 7 3 6 → 589 589
6 × 100 − 5 − 6
31 – 31 589
6 × 100 − 5 − 6


39
TTT GOLFUNIT It's not bending the rules, it's breaking them. FLOUTING
6 IOEFRDHAJ FARED 36 – 36 FIORD FAIRED*, FEDORA*, FEIJOA, HAIRDO*, HAIRED*, JEHADI*, ROADIE* 45
7 NRGIEINSA NEARING 43 – 36 grainier ☓ ARGININE*, EARNINGS*, ENGRAINS*, GRANNIES, INGRAINS*, RESINING*, SIRENIAN* 53
8 MNTEAORSI MENTORS 43 – 44 ROMANISE AMNIOTES*, AMORTISE*, ATOMISER*, MINARETS*, MONSTERA*, MORAINES*, NOTARIES*, NOTARISE*, RAIMENTS*, ROMAINES*, STOREMAN* 61
9 LHRGEUEAI GRAIL 43 – 50 REGALE HAULIER, HEURIGE*, LAUGHER, LEAGUER* 68
10 50 75 10 4 2 4 → 998 998
(10 + 4) × 75 − 50 − 2
53 – 50 999


78
TTT ICONRIFT The rift between the two of them caused this. FRICTION
11 BXMNUIEOE IMBUE 58 – 55 INBOX BONXIE 84
12 DCSAOAQMI MOSAIC 64 – 55 MAIDS 90
13 TSDGOAEIA GODETIAS 72 – 63 GODETIAS 98
14 75 1 9 6 5 2 → 153 153
75 × 2 + 9 − 6
82 – 73 153
75 × 2 + 9 − 6


108
15 TANGELLOS 82 – 73 GALLSTONE 118
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