Episode 6121

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Episode 6121 was broadcast on 14 April 2015, as part of Series 72.

Gerry Tynan played Nella Mathieson, with Gerry Tynan winning 119 – 39. The Dictionary Corner guest was Janet Street-Porter, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Gerry Tynan Score Nella Mathieson Others Max.
1 CBUAPGUON GUANO 5 – 0 BANG BACON*, BANCO*, BOGAN*, BUNCO*, CAPON, CONGA*, PONGA*, PUNGA*, UNCAP* 5
2 SHTAOAIDS TOADISH 12 – 0 HOSTAS SHAADIS* 12
3 100 3 10 8 1 10 → 978 978
(100 − 3) × 10 + 8
22 – 10 978
100 × 10 − (8 + 10 + 3 + 1)


22
TTT WEEKSPAN Words invented about thirty-one years ago. NEWSPEAK
4 NSBAIERTU URBANITES 40 – 10 URBANISE 40
5 SFOANYLEM FLAMES 46 – 16 MEANLY AMYLOSE*, FLAMENS*, SALMONY* 47
6 75 50 6 2 1 2 → 584 584
(75 − 2) × (6 + 2)
56 – 16


57
7 CTDIREANE RETAINED 64 – 16 CREATED CANTERED*, CREATINE, CRENATED*, DECANTER, DERACINE*, DETAINER*, DICENTRA*, INCREATE*, RECANTED* 65
8 LMSOEANWO MELONS 70 – 22 SOLEMN WOOLMAN*, WOOLMEN* 72
9 25 10 7 9 8 3 → 130 130
(25 − 9 − 3) × 10
80 – 22 132


82
TTT LESCAMPI Lose the female fish, perhaps? MISPLACE
10 DRVIAENRA ARRIVED 87 – 29 ARRIVED ARANEID*, DRAINER*, INVADER*, RANDIER*, RAVINED, VERANDA 89
11 KZQEOIMGU QUIZ 91 – 33 QUIZ GIZMO* 94
12 MWTEIUGTE TWEET 96 – 33 MITE WETTIE* 100
13 FROVETOLH HOOVER 102 – 39 LOOTER FLORET*, FOETOR*, FOOTER, FOOTLE*, HOOFER*, HOOTER, LOFTER*, RETOOL*, REVOLT*, ROOTLE*, THROVE*, TOOLER* 106
14 100 25 5 2 6 1 → 859 864
(100 + 5) × (6 + 2) + 25 − 1
109 – 39

RR: 858/860 Best: 859 = (25 × 6 + 2) × 5 + 100 − 1

116
15 IGRINALOT TAILORING
(3.5 seconds)
119 – 39 126
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