Episode 5601

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Episode 5601 was broadcast on 3 December 2012, as part of Series 67.

Sohail Virdi played Duncan Conway, with Sohail Virdi winning 97 – 66. The Dictionary Corner guest was Paul Zenon, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Sohail Virdi Score Duncan Conway Others Max.
1 NTCOEASRO COASTER 7 – 7 CORNEAS ANCESTOR, CARTOONS, CORONETS, ENACTORS*, OSTRACON* 8
2 LTELIAMFP IMPALE 7 – 14 PITFALL FAMILLE*, FLEAPIT*, LAMPLIT 15
3 FVRIAIHSE FAIRIES 14 – 14 SHAVER FAIRISH*, FISHIER* 22
4 MDOERJNAW ROADMEN 21 – 14 MODERN MAJORED 29
5 100 1 1 3 9 4 → 912 912
9 × 100 + 4 × 3
31 – 24 912
9 × 100 + 4 × 3


39
TTT AUNTCASH Aunt spent some cash on buying this type of plant. ACANTHUS
6 SSTCUIOSE COSIEST 38 – 24 scouses ☓ CISTUSES* 47
7 TLLEUATSI TALLEST 45 – 24 STILT SITTELLA* 55
8 WNTOEADNG GOWNED 51 – 30 WANTED WANTONED* 63
9 DSNIEIGMU SINGED 57 – 36 MUSING DEMISING*, MISGUIDE 71
10 75 25 7 8 5 3 → 360 360
(75 − 3) × 5
67 – 46 360
75 × 5 − 25 + 7 + 3


81
TTT COCANUTS Stories about financial records, perhaps? ACCOUNTS
11 NTLEAEQSV LEAVES 67 – 53 ENSLAVE LATEENS*, LEANEST*, LEAVENS, LEVANTS*, VELETAS* 88
12 NTIAOHMFE HITMAN 73 – 59 FAMINE AMNIOTE 95
13 KGDAEOMDA DAMAGED 80 – 66 DAMAGED 102
14 75 100 25 7 6 4 → 984 982
(6 + 4) × 100 − (25 − 7)
87 – 66

RR: 984 = (100 + 75 − (7 + 4)) × 6

112
15 VAINTALLY VALIANTLY
(3 seconds)
97 – 66 122
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