Episode 6362

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Episode 6362 was broadcast on 18 May 2016, as part of Series 74.

Tony Lock played Robin McKay, with Robin McKay winning 129 – 42. The Dictionary Corner guest was Janet Street-Porter, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

McKay's score of 129 was the joint-highest score made by any contestant on their début, equal to those of Giles Hutchings and Jamie Ilett-Jones.

NOTE: The conundrum has two valid solutions, TELEPHONE and the recently added PHENETOLE.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Tony Lock Score Robin McKay Others Max.
1 KMLDEIOBS SMILED 0 – 7 MOBILES SEMIBOLD* 8
2 TANEPAJOR PRONATE 7 – 14 OPERANT PARATONE* 16
3 75 5 8 1 10 9 → 855 855
(75 + 9 + 1) × 10 + 5
17 – 24 855
(75 + 9 + 1) × 10 + 5


26
TTT BRIANRID Brian got rid of his umbrella because this creature stayed quiet. RAINBIRD
4 NEHUGAWEV HEAVEN 23 – 30 AVENGE AVENUE*, GENEVA*, WHENUA* 32
5 PSNOEOSTC SPOONS 29 – 36 SPOONS NOSTOCS*, OCTOSES*, ONCOSTS*, OSTEONS*, POSNETS*, SOONEST*, STEPSON*, TOPNESS* 39
6 25 100 75 50 1 10 → 254 253 29 – 46 254
100 ÷ (75 − 50) + 25 × 10


49
7 QSLMREOEB BORES 29 – 52 RESOLE REMBLES* 56
8 PITERASOT TASTIER 29 – 60 PASTORIE OPERATIST*, POTARITES* 74
9 1 4 2 9 3 9 → 192 29 – 70 192
(2 × 9 + 4 − 1) × 9 + 3


84
TTT PETERLOT Peter's able to get to lots of different places really quickly. TELEPORT
10 CIREDANES DANCERS 29 – 88 INCREASED ARDENCIES*, DERACINES* 102
11 RXFWUAIAN UNFAIR 35 – 94 UNFAIR ANURIA*, FARINA, WAIRUA* 108
12 DELIGALIT TALLIED 42 – 101 TALLIED DIGITAL, LIGATED, TILLAGE* 115
13 RSMEAUOST STREAMS 42 – 109 MAESTROS MESOSAUR*, OSSATURE* 123
14 25 10 1 4 5 7 → 626 625 42 – 119 626
(25 × 4 − 10) × 7 − (5 − 1)


133
15 POETHELEN 42 – 129 TELEPHONE
(0.75 seconds)
143
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