Episode 6480

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Episode 6480 was broadcast on 5 December 2016, as part of Series 75.

John Shaw played Joel Trenchard, with John Shaw winning 73 – 47. The Dictionary Corner guest was Colin Murray, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

The conundrum was solved by the American Apterite Jason Larsen, who had travelled from Seattle to be at the recording.

Rounds

Rnd Selection John Shaw Score Joel Trenchard Others Max.
1 SLROAENFP PERSONAL 8 – 0 REPLANS PROFANES, PSORALEN* 8
2 RLGIETLUD GRILLED 15 – 0 5 DILUTER*, GUILDER*, GUILLET*, GUILTED*, GULLIED*, RIDGLET*, TRILLED 15
3 25 100 75 50 7 10 → 839 15 – 7 835
7 × 100 + 50 + 75 + 10

RR: 840 = (75 + 50) × 7 − 10 − 25

22
TTT TEMPLEMUD The price of Victoria's fruit fell through the floor. PLUMMETED
4 RSZDAIAME SIDEARM 22 – 7 AMAZED ADMIRES*, ARAMIDS*, MAZARDS*, MEZAIRS*, MIDEARS*, MISREAD 29
5 TRSOIECDS DIRECTS 29 – 14 SORTIED DISSECTOR 47
6 25 2 3 4 10 9 → 808 809
(10 × 3 + 2) × 25 + 9
36 – 21 809
(10 × 3 + 2) × 25 + 9

RR: 808 = ((9 − 3 + 10) × 25 + 4) × 2

57
7 NCTUAOFER COUNTER 43 – 28 COUNTER COURANTE 65
8 GWPIAITHO WAPITI 49 – 28 PATIO PITHOI* 71
9 75 100 50 25 5 8 → 634 634
(75 + 5) × 8 − (100 + 50) ÷ 25
59 – 28 630


81
TTT RITATIRED Rita soon tired of the company she was in and started to get this. IRRITATED
10 PDMEABRDI DAMPER 65 – 34 MADDER ADMIRED*, BRAIDED 88
11 NTMEUONAX outname ☓ 65 – 41 UNMEANT MONTANE*, MONTUNA*, NOUMENA, TONNEAU* 95
12 IUALSGETR REGALIST 73 – 41 LARGEST LIGATURES 113
13 KSRTAOAUD STORK 73 – 47 AORTAS AUTORADS* 121
14 25 9 7 5 9 6 → 922 923 ☓ 73 – 47

RR: 922 = (25 × 9 + 7) × (9 − 5) − 6

131
15 STEAKSWIN 73 – 47 sweatskin ☓
(23.25 seconds)
SWANKIEST 141

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