Episode 6307

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Episode 6307 was broadcast on 12 February 2016, as part of Series 74.

Jack Creswell played Jamie Dunn, with Jack Creswell winning 74 – 21. The Dictionary Corner guest was Jennie McAlpine, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

In the numbers game in Round 9, the sum of all the starting numbers was 13, the lowest ever recorded. Round 9 is also the only known time an arithmetician has declared a two-digit number as their closest found solution.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Jack Creswell Score Jamie Dunn Others Max.
1 MSRAOELPX MORALS 6 – 6 REALMS LEPROMAS* 8
2 TNLUOIMWD UNTOLD 12 – 6 lution ☓ MIDTOWN*, OUTWIND 15
3 4 10 6 2 2 10 → 861 860
((6 + 2) × 10 + 4 + 2) × 10
19 – 6 848


22
TTT DECKBARS It sounds like the spiders have been out in the sun too long. REDBACKS
4 BRAUENSRA BURNERS 26 – 6 SNARE ABRASURE* 30
5 RRDIEAFDR FARRIER 33 – 6 farried ☓ FADDIER, RAIRDED*, REFRAID* 37
6 25 8 5 8 6 9 → 861 33 – 6 860 ☓

RR: 861 = (6 × 5 − 9) × (25 + 8 + 8)

47
7 CPPUOIRNA APRON 38 – 6 RAIN PIPCORN*, POPINAC* 54
8 BTUOENTUV BUTTON 44 – 6 nebuton ☓ OUTBENT 61
9 3 2 1 1 4 2 → 529 44 – 6 72

RR: 96 Best: 108 = 4 × 3 × (2 + 1) × (2 + 1)

61
TTT MEGAPITY It was such a pity, but I couldn't get him to shut up. MAGPIETY
10 DSKAEYSDI ASKED 49 – 6 kaddies ☓ DAYSIDES* 69
11 NTJAOELTG GLOAT 54 – 6 gattle ☓ GALJOEN*, LANGETT*, TANGELO 76
12 CLMIOEFGU folic ☓ 54 – 11 CLIME MUCIGEL* 83
13 TSTIEOSNS tensions ☓ 54 – 11 settions ☓ SONSIEST*, STENOSIS*, STONIEST, TOTSIENS* 91
14 25 10 10 4 3 7 → 175 175
(3 + 4) × 25
64 – 21 175
7 × 25


101
15 AFULLTENT FLATULENT
(1.5 seconds)
74 – 21 111
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