Episode 6500

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Episode 6500 was broadcast on 18 January 2017, as part of Series 76.

Ian Cockerill played Louise Wilson, with Louise Wilson winning 82 – 44. The Dictionary Corner guest was Gyles Brandreth, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Notably, in Round 7, Cockerill requested a consonant as the sixth letter, but Rachel Riley gave him an I from the vowel box instead.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Ian Cockerill Score Louise Wilson Others Max.
1 NIETBASEM MEANEST 0 – 8 BEAMIEST BASEMENT, BETAINES*, MATINEES 8
2 HITAZMETN HITMEN 6 – 8 TITAN ANTHEM, HENTAI*, HETMAN*, HITMAN*, INMATE*, MANTIE*, MATTIE*, MATTIN*, MENTHA*, METHAI*, MITHAN*, MITTEN*, TAIMEN*, THAMIN*, ZENITH* 14
3 25 50 10 1 8 6 → 230 226 6 – 18 230
(25 − (8 − 6)) × 10


24
TTT THEIRSAME They have their same holiday, in the same month, in the same place, every single year. TIMESHARE
4 GATOWSEGR goaters ☓ 6 – 25 SWAGGER GAGSTER*, GEOTAGS*, GORGETS*, ORGEATS*, STAGGER, STORAGE*, STOWAGE, TAGGERS*, TOERAGS*, TOWAGES* 31
5 LPMAUSNOI PIANOS 12 – 25 LIMPS PULMONIAS* 49
6 50 25 6 7 2 1 → 507 506
(7 + 2 + 1) × 50 + 6
19 – 32 506
(7 + 2 + 1) × 50 + 6

RR: 507 = (6 − 1) × 2 × 50 + 7

59
7 STEUDIUXN stined ☓ 19 – 38 DUTIES UNITUDES*, UNSUITED* 67
8 RIPEWHOFE WIPER 24 – 43 WIPER WHEREOF* 74
9 75 100 2 3 5 8 → 975 975
(8 + 5) × 75
34 – 53 975
(8 + 5) × 75


84
TTT LOVEDMORE She loved nothing more than going for a bike ride here. VELODROME
10 ROLISGERD SLIDER 34 – 60 GIRDLES GIRDLERS, REGIDORS* 92
11 RCAEDLAVT crevate ☓ 34 – 66 CRAVED ADRECTAL* 100
12 NOSAVDIRO savior ☓ 34 – 66 radions ☓ ADVISOR, INDOORS*, INROADS*, NARDOOS*, ORDAINS, SINDOOR*, SORDINO* 107
13 TLUIBTEID debuilt ☓ 34 – 72 BUTTED BUTTLED 114
14 100 25 4 7 3 6 → 897 897
(6 + 3) × 100 − (7 − 4)
44 – 82 897
(6 + 3) × 100 − (7 − 4)


124
15 CARATCLIP 44 – 82 PRACTICAL 134
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