Episode 6272

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Episode 6272 was broadcast on 16 December 2015, and was the second quarter-final of Series 73.

Jonathan Wynn played Liam Moloney, with Jonathan Wynn winning 90 – 84. The Dictionary Corner guest was David Baddiel, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Jonathan Wynn Score Liam Moloney Others Max.
1 RWDIEXAEK WREAKED 7 – 0 WEAKER REWAKED, WEARIED* 7
2 ROVAGEQUD VAQUERO 14 – 0 QUAVER 14
3 25 3 8 4 1 6 → 781 781
(25 × 4 − 3) × 8 + 6 − 1
24 – 10 781
4 × 8 × 25 − (6 × 3 + 1)


24
TTT SHOWWILT Because of these, nails feel like they've been hammered. WHITLOWS
4 CNVMEAOAN CAVEMAN 31 – 17 CAVEMAN 31
5 ZJSIEAYSM SIZES 31 – 23 ASSIZE MAISEYS*, MAIZEYS*, MAYSIES* 38
6 75 25 100 8 10 10 → 139 140
100 + 75 − 25 − 10
38 – 30 138
75 ÷ 25 × 10 + 8 + 100

RR: 138/140 Best: 139 = ((100 + 75) × 8 − 10) ÷ 10

48
7 TLDOEOPEU POOTLED 45 – 30 toupeed ☓ EELPOUT, PLOUTED* 55
8 TIDEPUGST PUDGIEST 53 – 38 PUDGIEST 63
9 25 5 9 8 7 3 → 785 790 53 – 45 786
(7 − 3) × 8 × 25 − 9 − 5

RR: 785 = ((9 − 3) × 25 + 7) × 5

73
TTT COUNTRAT You thought you could count on the rat, but he proved to be this. TURNCOAT
10 NSPOERSNI ROPINESS 61 – 53 PENSIONS IRONNESS*, NISPEROS*, PRESSION*, SPINNERS 81
11 CHMFEUOLG MULCH 66 – 58 LOUGH CLEUGH*, CLOUGH*, LOUCHE, MOUCHE* 87
12 AHFLSIEMT FLAMIEST 74 – 58 ATHEISM FISHMEAL, MALEFITS*, METALISH* 95
13 WBPOEITOE BOOTIE 80 – 64 BOOTIE BIOTOPE* 102
14 75 25 50 100 3 2 → 383 383
(100 + 2) × 3 + 75 + 50 ÷ 25
90 – 74 383
(100 + 2) × 3 + 75 + 50 ÷ 25


112
15 ERRORTYPE 90 – 84 REPERTORY
(3.75 seconds)
122
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