Episode 6486

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Episode 6486 was broadcast on 14 December 2016, as part of Series 75.

Richard Hayward played Neil Baines, with Richard Hayward winning 72 – 71. The Dictionary Corner guest was Tim Rice, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Richard Hayward Score Neil Baines Others Max.
1 AOEISBRSF BOSSIER 7 – 7 BRAISES BASSIER*, BRASSIE*, FRAISES*, ISOBARS, OSSIFER*, ROSBIFS* 7
2 YERLOANTB BLOATER 14 – 14 BLOATER ORNATELY 15
3 75 25 7 8 1 5 → 935 936 14 – 24 935
(25 + 75) × (8 + 1) + 7 × 5


25
TTT HINTSUGLY It really is such an ugly thing to look at. UNSIGHTLY
4 TDIDAENRA RANTED 14 – 31 TRAINED ANDRADITE* 43
5 OEUIVSTWP SWIPE 19 – 36 POUTS WIPEOUTS 51
6 100 2 8 6 1 5 → 753 753
(100 − 6) × 8 + 1
29 – 36 754


61
7 EOEODSGRC RECODES 36 – 36 gooders ☓ GEOCODERS* 79
8 VTNIFEOLM MOLTEN 42 – 36 FEINT MOLINET*, VIOLENT 86
9 75 1 7 10 2 2 → 265 272
(75 − 7) × (2 + 2)
47 – 36

RR: 265 = ((2 + 1) × 7 − 2) × 10 + 75

96
TTT NEILSAWIT Neil saw it in the mirror and decided it was time to diet. WAISTLINE
10 HIDNEWASI WASHED 53 – 42 WASHED ADHESIN*, HANDIES, WAHINES 103
11 ZTSRAIAHL TRAILS 59 – 48 TRAILS HARTALS*, LARIATS, SHARIAT* 110
12 EGTNOUXTE TONGUE 65 – 54 TONGUE EXEUNT*, EXTENT*, GOTTEN*, TENUTO* 116
13 AEEURMTPD TRUMPED 72 – 61 TRUMPED DEPURATE*, PERMUTED, TAMPERED 124
14 100 25 75 1 7 4 → 518 72 – 71 518
(4 + 1) × 100 + 25 − 7


134
15 BATSANKLE 72 – 71 bleakest ☓
(29.9 seconds)
BEANSTALK 144
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