Episode 6503

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Episode 6503 was broadcast on 23 January 2017, as part of Series 76.

Sam Wickham played Neil Schofield, with Sam Wickham winning 90 – 74. The Dictionary Corner guest was Gyles Brandreth, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Sam Wickham Score Neil Schofield Others Max.
1 RDPPSEAIC CRAPPIES 8 – 0 PRAISED APPRISED, EPICARPS*, PERACIDS*, SCRAPPED 8
2 EZOGTANTI GIANT 13 – 5 TAINT AGONIZE, TZIGANE* 15
3 25 10 10 5 5 8 → 652 638 13 – 12 650
(8 × 5 + 25) × 10

RR: 652 = (8 × 5 + 25) × 10 + 10 ÷ 5

25
TTT MILKATCUP There's only one answer to this, but it involves several of something. MULTIPACK
4 ECUWREMIY CREME 18 – 17 MERCY CERIUM* 31
5 HBSNAOASE BONES 23 – 22 BASES ABASHES 38
6 25 6 10 3 9 4 → 985 985
10 × 4 × 25 − 9 − 6
33 – 32 985
10 × 4 × 25 − 9 − 6


48
7 RJFTAOFES SOFTER 39 – 32 jaffers ☓ AFFOREST 56
8 UNDIENTST STUDENT 46 – 39 DENTIST UNSTINTED 74
9 50 100 75 3 1 1 → 626 625
(1 + 1) × 3 × 100 + 75 − 50
53 – 46 625
(3 + 1 + 1) × 100 + 75 + 50

RR: 626 = (100 − 75) × 50 ÷ (3 − 1) + 1

84
TTT LOOKBLAST The reader had a blast looking at all the items here. BOOKSTALL
10 UOMLRAEMX MORALE 59 – 46 RELAX ALMEMOR*, MORULAE*, ROMULEA* 91
11 TRSUEIMRW MUSTIER 66 – 53 MUSTIER RETRIMS*, RUSTIER, TRIMERS*, WRISTER*, WRITERS* 98
12 ENPIODLAR pianoed ☓ 66 – 60 PLAINER PALINODE, PANDEIRO*, PAROLEIN*, POINDLAR*, POINDLER* 106
13 IOAIQKSTA SKIT 70 – 64 SOAK AKOIAS*, KIAATS*, OIKIST*, TAIKOS*, TIKIAS* 112
14 75 1 7 6 7 9 → 157 157
(9 − 7) × 75 + 7
80 – 74 157
(9 − 7) × 75 + 7


122
15 WOREFROCK WORKFORCE
(6.75 seconds)
90 – 74 132
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