Episode 6224

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Episode 6224 was broadcast on 8 October 2015, as part of Series 73.

John Hardie played James Rowan, with John Hardie winning 104 – 97. The Dictionary Corner guest was Charlie Stayt, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection John Hardie Score James Rowan Others Max.
1 SMPGAEAIN PAGANISM 8 – 0 MAGPIES PANGAMIES* 18
2 ESRASILEQ REALISES 16 – 8 REALISES 26
3 50 100 25 75 5 3 → 945 944
((75 × 25 + 3) × 50) ÷ 100 + 5
23 – 8 942

RR: 945 = (75 × 25 + 5 × 3) ÷ (100 ÷ 50)

36
TTT TINACOIN Tina won't be earning any coins at this rate, she's not doing anything. INACTION
4 OVRIDORID VIROID 29 – 14 VIROID 42
5 SPTLEOAID SPOLIATED 47 – 32 SPOLIATED PISTOLADE* 60
6 50 4 10 6 8 1 → 962 963 ☓ 47 – 39 960
(10 + 8 + 1) × 50 + 6 + 4

Best: 962 = ((50 − 10) × 4 − 1) × 6 + 8

70
7 JDRLOEAIC caloried ☓ 47 – 46 DARIOLE CAJOLED*, CALORIE*, CARIOLE*, CORDIAL, LORICAE*, RADICEL*, RADICLE*, RADIOLE* 77
8 EBSOTAFTN FATTENS 54 – 53 NOTATES BATTENS, BOTNETS*, OBSTANT* 84
9 50 75 100 25 6 4 → 614 615 54 – 63 614
(75 ÷ 25 + 100) × 6 − 4


94
TTT IANGREAT Ian's taking great care to keep his lawn in perfect condition. AERATING
10 UWKICETSA WACKIEST 62 – 71 WACKIEST 102
11 NGNDOEAON NONAGE 68 – 71 nonaged ☓ NONAGON 109
12 ITLOPEMIR IMPOLITE 76 – 79 IMPOLITE PRELIMIT* 117
13 GSTREIEAW WEARIEST 84 – 87 WEARIEST SWEATIER 125
14 8 9 8 1 3 2 → 593 593
(9 × 8 + 2) × 8 + 1
94 – 97 593
(9 × 8 + 2) × 8 + 1


135
15 SPAWNPEER NEWSPAPER
(0.5 seconds)
104 – 97 145


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