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Episode 6455

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Episode 6455 was broadcast on 27 October 2016, as part of Series 75.

Mick Groarke played Michael Turner, with Mick Groarke winning 88 – 70. The Dictionary Corner guest was Joe Lycett, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Mick Groarke Score Michael Turner Others Max.
1 LGRYIAETV RETAIL 0 – 7 VARIETY REGALITY 8
2 CSNDAIQRE DANCERS 7 – 7 DANCES ARSENIC, CANDIES, CARDIES*, CARNIES*, CINDERS*, DECANIS*, DISCERN*, INCASED*, QINDARS*, RADICES*, RESCIND, SANDIER*, SARDINE, SIDECAR* 15
3 50 7 8 1 7 3 → 110 110
(8 − 7 + 1) × 50 + 7 + 3
17 – 7


25
TTT TOEBRAIN Does it sound like the voice of Mr White? No, it's too high. BARITONE
4 WRMOARTED MARRED 23 – 13 WARMED MORTARED 33
5 NTRSIAIAO RATIONS 30 – 20 RATIONS INTARSIA 41
6 75 1 5 10 3 8 → 894 893
(5 − 3 + 10) × 75 − (8 − 1)
37 – 27 895
(8 + 3 + 1) × 75 − 5

RR: 894 = ((5 − 1) × 75 − (10 − 8)) × 3

51
7 RLSEINFOP PONIES 37 – 35 PROFILES PLERIONS* 59
8 NWHEINJTE WHITEN 43 – 35 WINE ENTWINE 66
9 50 5 8 6 2 1 → 101 101
2 × 50 + 1
53 – 45 101
2 × 50 + 1


76
TTT PATERNAL Before she became a parent, she had a few tests. PRENATAL
10 MSHOELBOT BLOOMS 59 – 51 HOTELS BOOMLETS 84
11 DSGMEUEFS SMUDGES 66 – 58 SMUDGES DEFUSES, GUESSED* 91
12 LMTUELSAD STALLED 73 – 65 SALUTED MEDULLAS* 99
13 KPSPIEGUB SPIKE 78 – 70 PIPES BUPPIES*, GUPPIES 106
14 25 7 3 8 2 1 → 320 320
(2 + 3 + 7) × (25 + 1) + 8
88 – 70 293


116
15 HEARKMEMO remarkable ☓
(5.75 seconds)
88 – 70 HOMEMAKER 126
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