Episode 6423

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Episode 6423 was broadcast on 31 August 2016, as part of Series 75.

Martin Hurst played Simon Cookson, with Martin Hurst winning 83 – 73. The Dictionary Corner guest was Gloria Hunniford, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

This episode was notable for having a maximum score of just 110 points, the lowest of any game in the new 15-round format to date.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Martin Hurst Score Simon Cookson Others Max.
1 OEASLFDMB flambed ☓ 0 – 6 MODELS ALBEDOS*, BEDLAMS*, BELDAMS*, FLAMBES, MELADOS* 7
2 RWNUEIRFO frownier ☓ 0 – 11 FROWN FORERUN* 14
3 2 1 7 10 6 6 → 303 302
(6 × 6 − (7 − 1)) × 10 + 2
7 – 11 301

RR: 303 = ((10 + 7) × 6 − 1) × 6 ÷ 2

24
TTT BOTHCAME They both came to offer up a sacrifice to their god. HECATOMB
4 NGNEUACTE UNCAGE 13 – 17 GANNET CANTEEN*, CUNEATE*, TUNEAGE*, UNEATEN 31
5 IOERDTMTI DOTTIER 20 – 24 DOTTIER DIORITE*, OMITTED*, OMITTER*, TIMIDER* 38
6 50 75 100 25 3 6 → 346 346
(100 + 75 − 50 ÷ 25) × 6 ÷ 3
30 – 24 344


48
7 IOARNVRGD roaving ☓ 30 – 30 ROVING ADORING, DROVING*, ORDINAR*, RANDORI*, ROADING*, ROARING 55
8 CRSIHEATU CURATES 37 – 37 RACIEST CHARIEST, HAIRCUTS*, RAITCHES*, SURICATE*, THERIACS*, THESAURI* 63
9 8 9 4 7 5 6 → 457 457
9 × 5 × (6 + 4) + 7
47 – 47 457
9 × 5 × (6 + 4) + 7


73
TTT SAMPROXY It was nice and calm, then out of nowhere, all hell broke loose. PAROXYSM
10 NSYOILNAO ANNOYS 53 – 53 NYLONS ANIONS*, ANOLIS*, INLAYS*, NASION*, NOSILY*, OLONAS*, ONIONS*, ONIONY, ONLAYS*, SALOON* 79
11 EUAPDGLPI PLAGUED 60 – 60 APPLIED PUPILAGE 87
12 TJTEOIPLK TIPTOE 66 – 66 POLITE KITTLE*, PIOLET*, PITTLE*, POTJIE*, POTTLE*, TOILET* 93
13 AOEDPTSMT SPOTTED 73 – 73 STOMPED ADEMPTS*, DAMPEST*, OPTATED*, OPTATES*, PODESTA*, POMADES*, SPATTED*, STAMPED*, STOMATE*, TEAPOTS*, TOASTED*, TOPMAST* 100
14 6 6 2 3 1 3 → 908 900 ☓ 73 – 73 900 ☓

Best: 864 = 6 × 6 × 2 × 3 × (1 + 3)

100
15 VILASINGH LAVISHING
(1.5 seconds)
83 – 73 110
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