Episode 6396

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Episode 6396 was broadcast on 14 July 2016, as part of Series 75.

Stephen Fuller played Philippa Craven, with Stephen Fuller winning 74 – 40. The Dictionary Corner guest was Chris Packham, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

After the conundrum went unsolved, it was answered by the following day's challenger, Andrew Cripps, in the audience.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Stephen Fuller Score Philippa Craven Others Max.
1 LSDAUIORW SAILOR 6 – 6 WALRUS RADIOUS* 7
2 ENSKUARIM MANKIER 13 – 13 MANKIER ANEURISM, RAMEKINS*, UNMAKERS*, UNMASKER* 15
3 25 4 7 9 5 4 → 452 452 ☓ 13 – 13

RR: 452 = 25 × 4 × 4 + 9 × 5 + 7

25
TTT TOYBLOOM You'll need to use your head to get the answer to this. LOBOTOMY
4 TOEHPUSQS POSHEST 20 – 13 SPOUTS UPSHOTS 32
5 CMNOAEIFL FACILE 26 – 13 FELON FLAMENCO, MECONIAL* 40
6 50 1 1 4 6 3 → 220 220
(6 − 1 + 50) × 4
36 – 23 220
(50 + 6) × 4 − (3 + 1)


50
7 GSNEAOECP paegons ☓ 36 – 23 spaces ☓ PEONAGES* 58
8 OAVGDIAMN VAGINA 42 – 23 doving ☓ AGAMOID*, ANGIOMA*, MANGIAO* 65
9 75 8 4 5 2 1 → 664 664
(8 + 1) × 75 − (4 + 5 + 2)
52 – 33 664
(5 + 2 + 1 + 75) × 8


75
TTT TINACOOL Tina cooled off on the house purchase; she didn't like where it was. LOCATION
10 RMUESXORT TREMORS 59 – 40 STORMER MORSURE*, RETOURS*, ROSTRUM*, ROTURES*, ROUSTER*, ROUTERS, TOURERS*, TROUSER* 82
11 NHLTRIEUO ROUTINE 66 – 40 HUNTER OUTLINER, UNHOLIER* 90
12 EITDNALET ENTITLED 74 – 40 NETTLED DATELINE, ENTAILED*, TALENTED 98
13 RPFIOTREA fartier ☓ 74 – 40 reprofit ☓ FOREPART*, PORTFIRE*, PREFATOR*, PRIORATE*, PROFITER 106
14 25 3 2 9 5 4 → 565 562 ☓ 74 – 40 562 ☓

RR: 565 = ((3 − 2 + 25) × 4 + 9) × 5

116
15 NEIGHNUTS 74 – 40 ENTHUSING 126
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