Episode 6245

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Episode 6245 was broadcast on 9 November 2015, as part of Series 73.

Keith Kan played Matthew Tassier, with Matthew Tassier winning 102 – 63. The Dictionary Corner guest was Michelle Collins, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

NOTE: The conundrum has two valid solutions, PATROLLED and PORTALLED.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Keith Kan Score Matthew Tassier Others Max.
1 RKMEOELFS folmers ☓ 0 – 5 MOLES FLEERS*, FORMES*, KERMES*, KREEFS*, MELOES*, MERELS*, MERLES*, MESELF*, MESOLE*, MOLERS*, MOREES*, MORELS*, MORSEL*, MOSKER*, RESELF*, RESOLE*, SMOKER 6
2 YIRCEQUID DICIER 6 – 11 DICIER CIDERY*, CIRQUE, QUIRED* 12
3 25 75 10 2 1 7 → 738 738
(75 − 1) × 10 − 2
16 – 21 738
(75 − 1) × 10 − 2


22
TTT PRUNEGAS It's not a toy, but you could call it a water pistol. SPEARGUN
4 NADSENUET untensed ☓ 16 – 29 UNSEATED UNNESTED* 30
5 NGMIEADHI IMAGINED 24 – 37 IMAGINED 38
6 4 6 7 1 5 7 → 377 377
(4 + 5) × 7 × 6 − 1
34 – 47 377
(4 + 5) × 7 × 6 − 1


48
7 TMSOEURPR PUREST 34 – 54 POUTERS PROESTRUM* 66
8 BOCETRIAI TRIED 34 – 61 AEROBIC RABIETIC* 74
9 25 100 5 8 3 10 → 954 957 34 – 68 953
(100 − 5) × 10 + 3

Best: 954 = 100 × 10 + 5 − (25 − 8) × 3

84
TTT MITCHPIE Mitch baked a pie but it absolutely reeked. MEPHITIC
10 NOGLESOIO LOOSING 41 – 75 LOONIES NOOLOGIES* 102
11 VFZAEASNE favenas ☓ 41 – 80 BANES VEENAS 108
12 WODPIWETP TOPPED 47 – 86 TIPPED DOPPIE*, PODITE*, TOPPIE* 114
13 EIUJLDTXO JILTED 53 – 92 TUXEDO OUTLIED 121
14 100 9 3 4 10 1 → 370 370
100 × 4 − 3 × 10
63 – 102 370
100 × 4 − 3 × 10


131
15 PLODALERT 63 – 102 PATROLLED 141
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