Episode 6492

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Episode 6492 was broadcast on 22 December 2016, and was the second semi-final of Series 75.

Andrew Macleod played Stephen Fuller, with Andrew Macleod winning 111 – 60. The Dictionary Corner guest was Carol Kirkwood, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Andrew Macleod Score Stephen Fuller Others Max.
1 NSLOEIPZU LUPINES 7 – 7 LUPINES UNIPOLES 8
2 PDMSAEIHT SHIPMATE 15 – 7 distempa ☓ MATESHIP*, PITHEADS* 16
3 75 100 3 4 6 8 → 991 991
(8 + 4) × 75 + 100 − 6 − 3
25 – 7 992


26
TTT SIMONREED Simon Reed behaves in such a bossy, arrogant way. DOMINEERS
4 LQDTAEISO ISOLATED 33 – 15 ISOLATED DIASTOLE, SODALITE 34
5 HBTDAUEIR TRIBADE 40 – 15 HAIRED HABITUDE, RHABDITE* 42
6 100 25 50 75 7 3 → 813 807 40 – 22 812
(100 × 50 + 75) ÷ 25 × (7 − 3)

RR: 813 = (75 ÷ 25 × 3 + 100) × 7 + 50

52
7 KSROEAMDI DARKSOME 48 – 22 ADMIRES 60
8 GRPTNEOUA OUTRANGE 56 – 22 NOUGAT 68
9 25 50 2 7 1 5 → 122 122
5 × 25 − 1 − 2
66 – 32 122
50 × 2 + 25 − (7 − (5 − 1))


78
TTT PERFUMIST No perfume or make-up. In fact, she's very dowdy. FRUMPIEST
10 TRLNIOEVA INTERVAL 74 – 40 OVERLAIN ORIENTAL, ORNATIVE*, ORVIETAN*, RELATION, ROTALINE*, VIOLATER 86
11 MTNSUAEAV MAUVEST 81 – 47 UNMATES MANTEAUS 94
12 CGRSOIAEM MOSAIC 87 – 53 CAROMS GRIMACES*, ORGASMIC 102
13 RYPAOISGE PORGIES 94 – 53 ORGIES PRISAGE*, SOAPIER 109
14 50 75 100 25 4 3 → 755 753
(100 + 75) × 4 + 50 + 3
101 – 60 753
(4 + 3) × 100 + 50 + 75 ÷ 25

RR: 754/756 Best: 755 = (100 × (50 − 3) × 4 + 75) ÷ 25

119
15 CRONEFISH ROSEFINCH
(29.75 seconds)
111 – 60 129
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