Episode 5855

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Episode 5855 was broadcast on 27 January 2014, as part of Series 70.

Priscilla Munday played Josephine Hollis, with Priscilla Munday winning 88 – 73. The Dictionary Corner guest was Nicki Chapman, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Priscilla Munday Score Josephine Hollis Others Max.
1 RNAOSGETU orangest ☓ 0 – 7 STRANGE OUTRANGES 18
2 PLDEIVTAR PLAITED 7 – 7 PLEAD DEPRIVAL, DIPTERAL* 26
3 75 4 3 5 5 8 → 231 231
(8 ÷ 4 + 75) × 3
17 – 17 231
3 × 75 + 5 + 5 − 4


36
TTT ANYCREST Any crest or historic emblem is usually associated with this. ANCESTRY
4 SLWOIENRD SNOWIER 24 – 17 SLOWER SWINDLER 44
5 PHUORSAET PHRASE 24 – 24 POUTERS APTEROUS 52
6 75 4 3 1 3 2 → 977 977
(4 × 3 + 1) × 75 + 2
34 – 34 977
(4 × 3 + 1) × 75 + 2


62
7 GJIODNIEC JOINED 40 – 40 JOINED CEDING*, CODING*, COINED, DICING*, GEODIC*, INDIGO, IODINE* 68
8 RTBUAIDFE FRUITED 47 – 40 FARTED BRUITED, TRIBADE 75
9 75 7 3 5 4 10 → 211 211
3 × 75 − (10 + 4)
57 – 50 211
3 × 75 − (10 + 4)


85
TTT KEBABCON Might it give a bit of courage to the skeleton? BACKBONE
10 SRTOEMPAR PARROTS 64 – 57 STOMPER PRAETORS*, PRORATES*, REARMOST*, ROTAMERS*, TRAMPERS* 93
11 QSIOTMAEY STEAMY 70 – 57 TEAMS AMOSITE*, ATOMIES*, ATOMISE 100
12 SGHOIARFT GARISH 76 – 63 RIGHTS GOATFISH 108
13 NZOESMAED DAEMONS 83 – 63 dezones ☓ DEMEANS*, MASONED*, OEDEMAS* 115
14 25 100 50 8 7 9 → 590 600
(100 − 25) × 8
88 – 63

RR: 590 = (50 + 25) × 9 + 8 + 7 − 100

125
15 PASTEIGHT 88 – 73 SPAGHETTI
(13.5 seconds)
135
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