Episode 6060

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Episode 6060 was broadcast on 8 January 2015, as part of Series 72.

Andy Noden played Michael Smith, with Andy Noden winning 82 – 34. The Dictionary Corner guest was Jon Culshaw, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Notably, Noden scored 100% on the letters games, and in a weird coincidence, Smith scored 0% on the letters games, the first occasion in the history of the 15 round format (old and new).

Rounds

Rnd Selection Andy Noden Score Michael Smith Others Max.
1 ARSLEODUC CAROUSEL 8 – 0 LOUDER CAROUSED, CLOSURED*, ROULADES 8
2 VBRIEASTG VIBRATES 16 – 0 gariest ☓ VIRGATES* 16
3 25 2 5 6 10 6 → 673 16 – 0 690

RR: 673 = (10 + 6 + 6 + 5) × 25 − 2

26
TTT COOLBIKE No need to eat your words, these will do it for you. BOOKLICE
4 HNQIEASLO INHALES 23 – 0 SALINE 33
5 RSAUZRTIE TARRIES 30 – 0 sature ☓ ARTSIER*, AZURITE*, RUSTIER, TARSIER* 40
6 50 1 9 1 3 10 → 818 817 ☓ 30 – 7 817
(9 − 3 + 10) × (50 + 1) + 1

RR: 817 Best: 818 = ((50 − 9) × 10 − 1) × (3 − 1)

50
7 IOEIGNTSJ JINGOIST 38 – 7 joisting ☓ 58
8 PGRAOUFAT RAGTOP 44 – 7 GROUP FUGATO*, GOPURA*, RAGOUT* 64
9 25 3 6 4 2 6 → 403 402 44 – 17 403
(6 + 6 + 4) × 25 + 3


74
TTT TENMILIN I rubbed 10ml of this into the painful area. LINIMENT
10 DRSEIUBPA UPBRAIDS 52 – 17 BRUISED UPRAISED 82
11 EOAGLTIPE PILOTAGE 60 – 17 LEGATE 90
12 SMNYOAEDU OSMUNDA 67 – 17 mondays ☓ DAEMONS, DYNAMOS*, MASONED*, MENUDOS*, NOYADES*, SOMEDAY* 97
13 TNIAWSEOD SEDATION 75 – 17 DONATES DOWNIEST 105
14 100 25 10 7 8 6 → 253 252
25 × 10 + 8 − 6
82 – 24 252
25 × 10 + 8 − 6

RR: 253 = (100 + 25) × (8 − 6) + 10 − 7

115
15 STEEDFORD deforested ☓
(2.25 seconds)
82 – 34 DEFROSTED
(3.75 seconds)
125
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