Episode 6489

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Episode 6489 was broadcast on 19 December 2016, and was the third quarter-final of Series 75.

Andrew Macleod played Rik Anstee, with Andrew Macleod winning 114 – 56. The Dictionary Corner guest was Carol Kirkwood, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Andrew Macleod Score Rik Anstee Others Max.
1 RXBUEIDHO BURIED 6 – 6 BOXIER BORIDE*, HEROID*, OXBIRD, OXHERD*, OXHIDE* 6
2 CKHIESARF FREAKISH 14 – 6 HACKERS FISHCAKE 14
3 75 100 10 3 6 6 → 126 126
75 ÷ 3 + 6 ÷ 6 + 100
24 – 16 126
75 ÷ 3 + 6 ÷ 6 + 100


24
TTT PERRYCANT Perry can't make anything; he's hopeless at this. CARPENTRY
4 NWPOIONLA PIANO 29 – 21 PLAIN PANIOLO* 31
5 YRSTEOIEL LOITERS 36 – 28 STERILE LITEROSE*, ROSELITE* 39
6 100 75 5 9 3 2 → 724 725
(5 + 2) × 100 + 75 ÷ 3
43 – 35 725
(9 − 2) × 100 + 75 ÷ 3

RR: 724 = 9 × 75 + (100 − 2) ÷ (5 − 3)

49
7 TFNAOERDU FRONTED 50 – 42 FRONTED FORTUNE, FOUNDER*, NATURED*, NORATED*, ORNATED*, OUTDARE*, OUTREAD*, REFOUND*, REFOUNT*, RONDEAU*, ROTUNDA*, UNRATED 56
8 NDTIERTOP POINTER 57 – 49 POINTER REDPOINT* 64
9 100 50 4 6 3 1 → 912 912
(100 + 50 + 3 − 1) × 6
67 – 49 904


74
TTT AHUGEBALL It's not just funny, it's rather ridiculous. LAUGHABLE
10 RSMEOETWU METEORS 74 – 56 REMOTES EMOTERS*, RUESOME 81
11 PNGNIEOEM OPENING 81 – 56 MOPING EPIGONE*, NOMINEE*, PEENING* 88
12 GDTUAIUAB AUDIT 86 – 56 abait ☓ AGITA*, GAITA*, TAIGA* 93
13 SQDUEATCE EDUCATES 94 – 56 CAUSED 101
14 75 5 6 6 1 7 → 159 159
(6 + 6) × 7 + 75
104 – 56 157


111
15 DEEPBARDS BEDSPREAD
(4.75 seconds)
114 – 56 121
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