Episode 6138

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Episode 6138 was broadcast on 18 May 2015, as part of Series 72.

David Pooley played Len Hughes, with Len Hughes winning 82 – 81. The Dictionary Corner guest was Louise Minchin, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection David Pooley Score Len Hughes Others Max.
1 NPTEAOMTL MOTTLE 6 – 6 POTENT PALMETTO* 8
2 AEORYLFES FLAYERS 13 – 6 LAYERS AREOLES*, LOAFERS* 15
3 75 100 50 25 4 10 → 454 454
(10 − 4) × 75 + 100 ÷ 25
23 – 16 454
(100 + 50) × 75 ÷ 25 + 4


25
TTT HESHARES Nothing new, just the same old corned beef meal over and over again. REHASHES
4 AEACDRUWG ARCADE 29 – 22 GRACED ADWARE*, ARGUED*, CADGER*, CAUDAE* 31
5 ZPREOECTM COMPERE 36 – 22 METEOR COMPEER*, COMPETE* 38
6 100 6 8 10 9 7 → 219 219
(8 − 6) × 100 + 10 + 9
46 – 32 219
(8 − 6) × 100 + 10 + 9


48
7 SRDOUANGE ORANGES 53 – 39 ORANGES DANGEROUS 66
8 IOILRCEMS morcels ☓ 53 – 46 RECOILS ISOMERIC* 74
9 100 75 25 50 2 8 → 145 145
100 + 50 − (75 ÷ 25 + 2)
63 – 56 145
100 + 50 − (75 ÷ 25 + 2)


84
TTT AQUATIRE It's the place to be if you love Mexican food. TAQUERIA
10 BKNUOESQT QUEST 63 – 62 QUOTES BENTOS*, BUTEOS*, KNOUTS*, OBTUSE*, SUBNET*, TOKENS, TOQUES* 90
11 NSPIEITFB piniest ☓ 63 – 67 SPINE TIEPINS* 97
12 PGNEAUEHS shapen ☓ 63 – 72 SHAPE PEAHENS 104
13 DRTUOAHNI DURATION 71 – 72 RAINOUT 112
14 50 8 3 4 2 10 → 255 254 71 – 82 255
(8 − 3) × 50 + 10 ÷ 2


122
15 GOOGLESIT GEOLOGIST
(13 seconds)
81 – 82 132
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