Episode 6263

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Episode 6263 was broadcast on 3 December 2015, as part of Series 73.

Chris Betteridge played Dave Singer, with Chris Betteridge winning 85 – 76. The Dictionary Corner guest was Nicki Chapman, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Chris Betteridge Score Dave Singer Others Max.
1 NEUTJNIET jettie ☓ 0 – 6 INTENT JENNET, NIENTE*, NITENT*, NUTTIN*, TENUTI* 6
2 XIGKFAEUR FAKER 5 – 11 FAKER FIGURAE*, REFUGIA* 13
3 25 50 4 2 9 8 → 532 534
(8 + 2) × 50 + 25 + 9
12 – 11 532 ☓

RR: 532 = (50 + 25 − 9) × 8 + 4

23
TTT VASTCOIL The teleprompter will help him if he's lost for words. VOCALIST
4 HTSEAEDPI SHEET 17 – 11 pastied ☓ HEADIEST*, HEADTIES*, PITHEADS 31
5 BDREOINVR BORDER 23 – 17 BONIER OVENBIRD* 39
6 75 1 6 1 9 7 → 520 520
7 × 75 − (6 − 1)
33 – 27 520
7 × 75 − (6 − 1)


49
7 OEAMRTELN MOLTEN 39 – 33 MORTAL LAMENTER, REMOLTEN* 57
8 TPSOEODSU SPOUTED 46 – 40 STOOPED DESPOTS*, OUTDOES, OUTSPED*, PSEUDOS* 64
9 75 50 3 5 3 6 → 492 492
75 × 6 + 50 − 5 − 3
56 – 40


74
TTT CHINACUP Almost a cup of coffee for the monkey. CAPUCHIN
10 ZTMIEAYSO STEAMY 62 – 46 STEAMY ATOMIZES, SOMATIZE* 82
11 NGIADWIAD WADDING 69 – 53 WADDING 89
12 LCROIOADE COILED 69 – 60 CORDIAL CALORIE, CARIOLE*, DARIOLE*, LORICAE*, RADICEL*, RADICLE, RADIOLE* 96
13 PQUOMGERS SPURGE 75 – 66 GRUMPS MORGUES, SUPREMO* 103
14 100 10 7 9 5 8 → 996 996
10 × 100 − (9 − 5)
85 – 76 996
10 × 100 − (9 − 5)


113
15 STICKHERE 85 – 76 trickiest ☓
(29.25 seconds)
SKETCHIER 123
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