Episode 6066

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Episode 6066 was broadcast on 16 January 2015, as part of Series 72.

Josephine Sinclair played Neil Stephenson, with Neil Stephenson winning 92 – 82, after a tie-break conundrum. The Dictionary Corner guest was David Emanuel, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Josephine Sinclair Score Neil Stephenson Others Max.
1 STNEISTAE NASTIEST 8 – 0 NEATEST ANISETTES*, TETANISES* 18
2 NIEASQTRE TRAINEES 16 – 8 TRAINEES RESINATE 26
3 75 8 10 6 7 1 → 189 191
(10 − 8) × 75 + 7 × 6 − 1
23 – 8 186

RR: 189 = (75 − 8 × 6) × 7

36
TTT MYWORDIS My word! Is there really any need for all this noise? ROWDYISM
4 YMRIOAHDO dayroom ☓ 23 – 14 HAIRDO DAIMYO*, DIRHAM*, DROMOI*, HOODIA*, HOORAY*, HYDRIA*, MOHAIR*, MYRIAD, RODHAM* 42
5 NGWTAEAGE ENGAGE 29 – 20 NEGATE AGNATE, GEEGAW* 48
6 100 25 75 50 10 8 → 579 577
8 × 75 − 25 + 100 ÷ 50
36 – 27 577
(100 − 75) × 25 − 50 + 10 − 8

RR: 579 = 50 × 10 + 75 + 100 ÷ 25

58
7 MXFIEABRU fiambre ☓ 36 – 32 AMBER EXURBIA* 65
8 SBSOUERCO CROSS 36 – 39 COURSES OBSCURES 73
9 50 6 9 3 10 1 → 780 780
(6 × 3 + 10 + 50) × (9 + 1)
46 – 49 780
(9 × 3 + 1 + 50) × 10


83
TTT BODYGOES Your body goes in the opposite direction to a loved one, because you said these. GOODBYES
10 TSNTUOAOC COTTONS 53 – 49 SCOOT OCTANTS*, OUTACTS*, OUTCAST*, TOUCANS 90
11 TZPEIEWLA PEEWIT 59 – 49 PETAL EPILATE 97
12 SPHEAODRA SHAPED 65 – 55 HOARDS RHAPSODE 105
13 LNTOUELNI OUTLINE 72 – 62 OUTLINE ELUTION* 112
14 100 25 50 75 9 3 → 530 530
(50 + 3) × (100 ÷ (75 + 25) + 9)
82 – 72 530
(100 + 9 − 3) × (75 + 50) ÷ 25


122
15 BAGELHAUL 82 – 82 LAUGHABLE
(6.25 seconds)
132
TB TREDCHEST 82 – 92 STRETCHED
(7.75 seconds)
132
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