Episode 5594

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Episode 5594 was broadcast on 22 November 2012, as part of Series 67.

David Barnard played Arthur Sharpe, with David Barnard winning 111 – 70. The Dictionary Corner guest was Gyles Brandreth, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection David Barnard Score Arthur Sharpe Others Max.
1 RCMDEIARO MARRIED 7 – 7 CARRIED AIRDROME* 8
2 KSBIUAPLO POLKAS 13 – 7 BLIPS PULASKI* 15
3 FHCNIEAPT HEPATIC 20 – 7 pantie ☓ APHETIC*, PANTECH*, PICANTE* 22
4 XGOESWTAL TOWAGE 26 – 13 GLOATS LEGATOS, STOWAGE*, TOWAGES* 29
5 25 3 9 1 8 1 → 309 309
(9 + 3) × 25 + 8 + 1
36 – 23 309
(9 + 3) × 25 + 8 + 1


39
TTT ISPURELY Is purely an illness you want to avoid. PLEURISY
6 NSMEAIDFH MAIDENS 36 – 31 FAMISHED 47
7 TYCTEOISP TIPTOES 43 – 38 POTTIES COPYIST*, COTTISE*, POETICS*, SOCIETY*, STYPTIC* 54
8 WGTEAOCSR ESCARGOT 51 – 38 COASTER 62
9 NTVTEOAMS TOMENTA 58 – 45 NOVATES MOVANTS*, NOTATES*, STOMATE* 69
10 100 4 6 8 1 3 → 650 650
(100 + 8) × 6 + 3 − 1
68 – 55 650
(100 + 8) × 6 + 3 − 1


79
TTT ANTCHESS Grabs things in small amounts, perhaps? SNATCHES
11 BSDMIEATN BANDIEST 76 – 55 INMATES MEDIANTS* 87
12 FLJEOUDND FONDLED 83 – 62 FOUNDED UNFOLDED 95
13 ORUMARDEN ARMOURED 91 – 70 UNMARRED UNDERARM 103
14 2 3 7 4 3 1 → 171 171
(7 × 4 × 2 + 1) × 3
101 – 70


113
15 TEABREATH HEARTBEAT
(5 seconds)
111 – 70 123
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