Episode 6502

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Episode 6502 was broadcast on 20 January 2017, as part of Series 76.

Sam Wickham played Ajay West, with Sam Wickham winning 86 – 59. The Dictionary Corner guest was Gyles Brandreth, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Sam Wickham Score Ajay West Others Max.
1 DTLDCEAEN CLEANED 7 – 0 CLEAN ADLECTED*, DECADENT*, DECANTED, LANCETED* 8
2 QIKMTAIBR BRIM 11 – 0 ribit ☓ ABRIM*, AMBIT*, AMRIT*, BATIK*, IAMBI*, KITAB*, KRAIT*, MBARI*, MBIRA*, TIBIA, TIKIA*, TRAIK* 13
3 50 100 25 10 5 3 → 841 840
(5 + 3) × 100 + 50 − 10
18 – 7 840
(5 + 3) × 100 + 50 − 10

Best: 841 = ((50 − 3) × (100 − 10) − 25) ÷ 5

23
TTT FINGERLIP He's always doing this; maybe that's why he's called Nick. PILFERING
4 LEIRVLORS RESOIL 24 – 13 ROVERS LORRIES, REVISOR*, RIVERSO*, ROLLERS, ROLLIES*, VILLOSE* 30
5 TNLEUEWHF FLUENT 30 – 13 FLUTE ELUENT, NETFUL*, UNFELT* 36
6 100 75 10 4 4 1 → 675 675
(10 − 1) × 75
40 – 23 675
(10 − 4) × 100 + 75


46
7 RWPRNOIOE PRONE 45 – 28 PORNO PORNIER* 53
8 SOHAUTSYS SHOUTS 51 – 34 SHOUTS HOSTAS*, SHOATS*, SHOUTY, SOUTHS*, STOUSH*, TASSOS*, THUYAS*, TUSSAH*, YOUTHS* 59
9 100 25 75 8 9 7 → 480 492 51 – 34 484 ☓

RR: 480 = (9 × 7 − 75 ÷ 25) × 8

69
TTT CAKESTENT There's a tent over there selling cakes; I might just pop in for a little nibble. SNACKETTE
10 EUTRCDOIG ROUTED 57 – 34 CRUDE CORDITE, COURTED*, EDUCTOR*, ERGODIC*, ETOURDI*, GOITRED, GOUTIER*, GROUTED*, OUTRIDE*, RIDEOUT* 76
11 MASEZLUSF AMUSES 63 – 40 FLUMES ASSUME*, FLAMES, MUSSAL*, MUSSEL, SAMFUS*, ULEMAS* 82
12 PDSOGAESN PANGED 69 – 46 SPENDS PONDAGES 90
13 DIABGTMET BADGE 69 – 52 BATTED MEGABIT 97
14 50 25 1 2 9 6 → 760 758
(9 + 1) × (50 + 25) + 6 + 2
76 – 59 758
(25 + 50) × (9 + 1) + 6 + 2

RR: 760 = (25 × 6 + 2) × 50 ÷ (9 + 1)

107
15 CEDARSEED DECREASED
(2 seconds)
86 – 59 117
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