Episode 5598

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Episode 5598 was broadcast on 28 November 2012, as part of Series 67.

David Barnard played Michael Henning, with David Barnard winning 91 – 39. The Dictionary Corner guest was John Inverdale, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection David Barnard Score Michael Henning Others Max.
1 VRTSOIEGO GROOVIEST 18 – 0 GROOVES 18
2 UENTFASID DETAINS 25 – 0 FASTEN AUNTIES*, DEFIANT, DESTAIN*, FAINTED*, FUNDIES*, FUSTIAN*, INFUSED, INSTEAD*, SAINTED*, SATINED*, SINUATE*, SNAFUED*, STAINED*, TIENDAS* 25
3 MRDSEOEBA boardees ☓ 25 – 0 beaders ☓ AEROBES*, BARDEES*, BEAMERS*, BEDSORE*, BESMEAR*, BREAMED*, DEBASER*, RADOMES*, REBASED*, SMEARED*, SOBERED* 32
4 ULTEMFOPT MOTTLE 31 – 6 MOTTLE OUTLET*, POTFUL*, POTTLE, TUPELO* 38
5 3 10 10 7 5 8 → 395 395
(10 × 8 − (10 − 7) ÷ 3) × 5
41 – 16 395
10 × 10 × (7 − 3) − 5


48
TTT RUBSLADY Rubs the lady up the wrong way by behaving like this. ABSURDLY
6 ELRILYESH sheller ☓ 41 – 16 shellier ☓ HELLERS*, RELLIES*, SHEERLY*, SHRILLY 55
7 RTCNAEODA DONATE 47 – 22 DANCER NOTECARD* 63
8 EPRUTOLSE leperous ☓ 47 – 27 SPORT EELPOUTS, RESOLUTE* 71
9 WZSTAIAPE PASTIE 53 – 27 PASTE AWAITS*, PIETAS*, WASPIE* 77
10 100 5 6 4 10 7 → 587 587
(100 − (5 − 4)) × 6 − 7
63 – 27 587 ☓


87
TTT ROBINMUD Preparing to say hello to their last goodbye. MORIBUND
11 SQJCIEILV JIVES 68 – 32 VICES CEILIS*, CLEVIS* 93
12 ENHONISMP PHONIES 75 – 39 PENSION PHENOMS, SHOPMEN* 100
13 BWRCEAIES BEWARE 81 – 39 BEARS CRABWISE, WISEACRE* 108
14 75 3 2 10 7 2 → 439 439
(75 × 2 − 7) × 3 + 10
91 – 39 438


118
15 MILDGHOST 91 – 39 GOLDSMITH 128
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