Episode 6012

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Episode 6012 was broadcast on 15 October 2014, as part of Series 71.

Dan McColm played Harry Jarrett, with Dan McColm winning 137 – 53. The Dictionary Corner guest was Richard Arnold, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

McColm's score of 137 is the highest score in the history of the show, where only one nine-letter word was achieved in the game; furthermore, it is only three points off the theoretical maximum score with one nine.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Dan McColm Score Harry Jarrett Others Max.
1 NYSUEATED UNSTEADY 8 – 8 UNSTEADY UNSEATED, UNSTAYED* 8
2 RTWIEONRE REORIENT 16 – 8 TERRINE WINTERER 16
3 100 5 9 2 4 3 → 445 445
100 × 4 + 9 × 5
26 – 18 445
100 × 4 + 9 × 5


26
TTT UGLYNINA Nina carries herself in an ugly sort of way. UNGAINLY
4 AOIRTWETS TOASTIER 34 – 26 WARTIEST SWOTTIER* 34
5 KNRIAOPFE PINAFORE 42 – 26 PINKER 42
6 5 6 8 2 9 7 → 527 527
(6 + 9) × 5 × 7 + 2
52 – 26 532


52
7 PCTAOAXRE CAPROATE 60 – 26 parrot ☓ 60
8 CDNIROIAG RADIOING 68 – 26 ADORING 68
9 25 7 10 9 1 8 → 310 310
(25 + 7 − 1) × 10
78 – 36 310
(25 + 7 − 1) × 10


78
TTT EGGUNITS Richard's doing this on the show today. GUESTING
10 DOEPVILEN DEVELOP 85 – 36 OPENED ENVELOP*, LIVENED* 85
11 TRMIAONAO INAMORATO 103 – 36 martian ☓ 103
12 SLIAUMQER MISRULE 110 – 36 qualmers ☓ MARQUISE 111
13 HSCAEULDO SHOALED 117 – 43 CLASHED SLOUCHED 119
14 75 8 4 8 7 5 → 912 912
(8 ÷ 8 + 75) × (7 + 5)
127 – 53 912
(7 + 5) × 75 + 8 + 4


129
15 TURBOMENU OUTNUMBER
(18.25 seconds)
137 – 53 139


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