Episode 6501

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Episode 6501 was broadcast on 19 January 2017, as part of Series 76.

Louise Wilson played Sam Wickham, with Sam Wickham winning 84 – 77. The Dictionary Corner guest was Gyles Brandreth, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Louise Wilson Score Sam Wickham Others Max.
1 LAPERIQPE LEAPER 6 – 6 REPEAL APPLIER* 7
2 NRWIUIUNZ RUIN 10 – 10 RUIN INURN* 12
3 100 25 10 2 7 3 → 788 787
100 × 7 + 3 × 25 + 10 + 2
17 – 10 790

RR: 788 = (100 − 25 + 7 − 3) × 10 − 2

22
TTT TWERPFOOL You'd have to be a twerp or a fool to think these Men were real. FLOWERPOT
4 TDTOERSPA SPORTED 24 – 17 STARTED TETRAPODS* 40
5 LEVARIYNS SLAVERY 31 – 17 snailer ☓ INLAYERS, RAVELINS*, VIRELAYS* 48
6 75 25 50 8 1 2 → 714 724 31 – 24 715
(8 + 2) × (75 − 1) − 25

RR: 714 = (8 − 1) × (75 + 25 + 2)

58
7 DOTASHIAB BOAST 36 – 29 BOAST BIODATA, TAIHOAS*, TOADISH* 65
8 EATNBTSEX BEATEN 42 – 35 BEATEN BATTENS, BENTEST*, EXTENTS, NEATEST*, SEXTANT* 72
9 50 75 7 2 3 6 → 621 621
50 × 2 × 6 + 3 × 7
52 – 45 621
(6 + 2) × 75 + 3 × 7


82
TTT HERONSARE The herons are gathering here; there must be something in the water. NEARSHORE
10 NCTRGOUIR COURTING 60 – 53 COURTING 90
11 MENKASVEF safemen ☓ 60 – 58 MAKES ENEMAS, ENMASK*, KNAVES*, MAVENS*, MEAKES*, SEAMEN*, VEENAS* 96
12 RUESMTIND MUSTIER 67 – 58 UNREST RUDIMENTS 114
13 SUGIELRSO soilers ☓ 67 – 64 LOSERS GLOSSIER 122
14 25 100 75 3 7 5 → 875 875
(5 + 3) × 100 + 75
77 – 74 875
(7 + 5) × 75 − 25


132
15 NUUOVARYS 77 – 84 UNSAVOURY
(12.5 seconds)
142
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