Episode 5597

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Episode 5597 was broadcast on 27 November 2012, as part of Series 67.

David Barnard played Ian Williams, with David Barnard winning 92 – 69. The Dictionary Corner guest was John Inverdale, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection David Barnard Score Ian Williams Others Max.
1 RCYHIEASL SCALIER 7 – 7 SCARILY CHARLIES 8
2 TPNEOITDR PORTEND 14 – 7 POTTED DIOPTRE*, DOTTIER*, PERIDOT*, POINTED, POINTER*, PORTENT*, POTTIER*, PRINTED*, PROTEIN*, REPOINT*, TIPTOED, TRIDENT, TRITONE* 15
3 SLWVEUAST STAVES 20 – 13 SLAVES AVULSES*, SALUTES, SUAVEST*, TALUSES*, VESTALS* 22
4 EIQCSOENP COPIES 26 – 19 PIECES PEONIES, SENECIO* 29
5 75 50 25 100 4 9 → 559 559
(50 + 4 − 75 ÷ 25) × 9 + 100
36 – 29 559
4 × 100 + 75 + 25 + 50 + 9


39
TTT CURBHERO This can add a bit of gloss to the sales pitch. BROCHURE
6 LBNAOEHSJ BANJOES 43 – 29 NOBLES BONSELA* 46
7 XTDCSIAEU casted ☓ 43 – 35 TAXIED SIDECUT 53
8 DHTFOAEIN FAINTED 50 – 42 FAINTED DEFIANT 60
9 GRMAOARNS MARGOSA 57 – 42 GROANS ANGORAS*, GARRONS*, MARRONS*, OARSMAN, SAMANGO*, SANGOMA* 67
10 100 25 75 50 8 7 → 275 275
7 × 25 + 100
67 – 52 275
8 × 25 + 75


77
TTT CAGYCOOL This is the right word for the wrong words. CACOLOGY
11 CTRGIEUWM GRIME 72 – 57 CRIME CERIUM*, METRIC, RECTUM*, TERGUM* 83
12 KFDNIOAGM MIKADO 72 – 64 FOAMING KINGDOM 90
13 PNZDUEAEA 5 72 – 69 PANDA NEAPED* 96
14 50 75 25 100 8 10 → 717 717
(100 − 10) × 8 − 75 ÷ 25
82 – 69 720


106
15 CAMPYCLOT COMPACTLY
(3 seconds)
92 – 69 116
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