Episode 6308

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Episode 6308 was broadcast on 15 February 2016, as part of Series 74.

Jack Creswell played David Armstrong, with David Armstrong winning 90 – 49. The Dictionary Corner guest was Richard Arnold, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

NOTE: The conundrum has two valid solutions, the answer given on the show: LUCRATIVE, and the recent ODO addition, REVICTUAL.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Jack Creswell Score David Armstrong Others Max.
1 DTMEIURWA untried ☓ 0 – 6 WAITER MIDWATER, MUDIRATE*, TIMEWARD* 8
2 DZEUOLFTA outfazed ☓ 0 – 13 FLOATED DEFAULT*, FAULTED*, FLOUTED 15
3 2 9 6 9 1 7 → 849 0 – 13 847 ☓

RR: 849 = (9 + 1) × 2 × 6 × 7 + 9

25
TTT ROBSTATE These people might be considered partners in crime. ABETTORS
4 SJIOARTWE WAITERS 7 – 13 RAWEST OSIETRA*, OSTERIA*, OTARIES*, WARIEST* 32
5 HNTOEIMPL POLITE 13 – 19 POLITE PILOTMEN* 40
6 7 9 10 7 9 3 → 478 478
7 × 7 × 10 − 9 − 3
23 – 29 478
7 × 7 × 10 − 9 − 3


50
7 TDRDUOUNE ROUNDED 23 – 37 UNROUTED 58
8 SGSAEAVTM STAGES 23 – 44 MASSAGE MAGASES*, MAGASSE*, SAVAGES, TAMASES* 65
9 7 4 7 9 1 3 → 848 23 – 44

RR: 847 Best: 847 = (9 + 1) × 7 × 4 × 3 + 7

72
TTT CLIPDEMO Put together lots of clips for a demo tape. COMPILED
10 PCSEAERBD ESCAPED 30 – 51 ESCAPED BARDEES*, BECARDS*, CAPERED, CAPRESE*, CREASED*, DEBASER*, ESCAPER*, PERCASE*, REBASED*, RECASED*, REDCAPS*, REPACED*, REPACES*, SCARPED*, SCRAPED*, SPEARED* 79
11 TMTIOANDU AMOUNT 36 – 57 MUTTON MUTATION 87
12 XLREAESRS RELAXERS 44 – 65 RELAXERS 95
13 KTRAOEHGV EARTH 49 – 70 HEART ETHROG*, GATHER, GHERAO*, ORGEAT*, THROVE*, TOERAG* 101
14 50 2 3 5 3 2 → 327 327 ☓ 49 – 80 327
(50 − 3) × (5 + 2) − 2


111
15 VITALCURE cultivater ☓
(7.5 seconds)
49 – 90 LUCRATIVE
(16.75 seconds)
121
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