Episode 6214

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Episode 6214 was broadcast on 23 September 2015, as part of Series 73.

Thomas Carey played Mary Fox, with Thomas Carey winning 116 – 37. The Dictionary Corner guest was Sir Ranulph Fiennes, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

NOTE: In round 8, Fox's declaration of VOILES should have been disallowed as VOILE is only listed as a mass noun in the dictionary, so the score should have finished 116 – 31.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Thomas Carey Score Mary Fox Others Max.
1 NUROWIHAS NOURISH 7 – 0 WAINS 7
2 NTELAREFM LAMENTER 15 – 0 RELENT 15
3 75 1 6 9 3 2 → 869 869
(75 − 2) × (9 + 3) − 6 − 1
25 – 0 869 ☓


25
TTT CORNSHOE Have a large glass of sherry, now rather than later. SCHOONER
4 BDIPEMIPN NIPPED 31 – 6 NIPPED IMPEND, PIMPED* 31
5 RUWEPADIP WRAPPED 38 – 13 DAPPIER UPWARPED* 39
6 25 7 9 7 6 5 → 444 444
25 × 9 × (7 − 5) − 6
48 – 13 444 ☓


49
7 NOCEFALTN FALCONET 56 – 21 CONFLATE 57
8 GXISMEOLV OLIVES 62 – 27 VOILES** EGOISM*, GLOVES*, GOLEMS*, MOLIES*, MOLVIS*, MOVIES*, OGIVES*, VOXELS* 63
9 25 2 10 2 8 8 → 823 822
(25 × 2 + 2) × (8 + 8) − 10
69 – 27 818

RR: 823 = (2 + 8) × 10 × 8 − 2 + 25

73
TTT IPROPOSE It sounds like this creature has bad posture. PORPOISE
10 TREDKASUN TRANSUDE 77 – 27 STREAK DARKNETS*, DRUNKEST* 81
11 RETORAGES GOATEES 84 – 27 GREATS GARRETS*, GARTERS*, GRATERS, GREASER*, GREATER*, ORGEATS*, REGRETS*, RERATES*, RESTAGE*, RESTORE*, ROASTER*, ROSEATE*, SERRATE*, STORAGE, TEARERS*, TOERAGS* 88
12 QRMALUNIL URINAL 90 – 27 QUILL LUMINAL*, RUMINAL* 95
13 DECOZASEJ CEASED 96 – 27 CASED 101
14 50 6 7 8 9 2 → 166 166
50 × 2 + 9 × 8 − 6
106 – 37 166
50 × 6 ÷ 2 + 9 + 7


111
15 THINKSTIG SKINTIGHT
(4.25 seconds)
116 – 37 121
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