Episode 5592

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Episode 5592 was broadcast on 20 November 2012, as part of Series 67.

Susan Holden played David Barnard, with David Barnard winning 94 – 69. The Dictionary Corner guest was Gyles Brandreth, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

The audience member selected to solve the conundrum was Chris Marshall, an octochamp from earlier in Series 67 who would go on to play Barnard in the series quarter-finals.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Susan Holden Score David Barnard Others Max.
1 TLSAEODNI DETAILS 0 – 18 DELATIONS 18
2 BRSNEOEGX BOXERS 6 – 24 BOREEN BERGENS*, BOREENS, ENROBES 25
3 RGIADCEAH CHAIRED 13 – 31 CHARGED AIRHEAD, CHARADE*, RAGHEAD* 32
4 LYTNUIEDA UNITEDLY 21 – 31 DETAIN 40
5 100 7 1 7 6 4 → 873 21 – 41 873
(100 + 6 + 4) × (7 + 1) − 7


50
TTT SQUAREME To get this the intent's got to be there. MARQUEES
6 MLRDEIUTO DILUTER 21 – 49 MOULDIER 58
7 CTAEFQIOW FACET 26 – 54 FACET COATI*, TOWAI*, TWICE* 63
8 TSCSAIALM CLAIMS 32 – 60 CLAIMS CASITAS*, LACTAMS*, MASTICS*, MISCAST*, SALAMIS 70
9 KRWTEUOUF FUTURE 38 – 60 TOWER TWOFER* 76
10 75 7 4 3 3 5 → 700 700
75 ÷ 3 × 4 × 7
48 – 70 700
(75 × 3 − (7 + 3) × 5) × 4


86
TTT AMADSORT They're a mad sort, but so is their opponent. MATADORS
11 VNSGIAEAR RAVINGS 55 – 77 VERSING VAGARIES*, VINEGARS 94
12 MTPSEOIMP MOPPETS 62 – 77 moppiest ☓ MOPIEST, STOMPIE*, TOPPIES* 101
13 ZSAONSEIP PASSION 69 – 84 PANSIES SPINOSE* 108
14 75 9 8 1 5 3 → 997 999 69 – 94 997
(8 + 5) × (75 + 1) + 9


118
15 TWODOTHIS 69 – 94 WITHSTOOD 128
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