Episode 6527

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Episode 6527 was broadcast on 24 February 2017, as part of Series 76.

Nick Mellish played Sam Holden, with Sam Holden winning 80 – 59. The Dictionary Corner guest was Richard Arnold, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Nick Mellish Score Sam Holden Others Max.
1 CDPIAINNO opiad ☓ 0 – 6 PANINI PINACOID* 8
2 SRMAEIGDL LADIES 0 – 13 MIRAGES MAIRDLES*, REGALISM 16
3 50 9 1 10 9 3 → 571 571
(50 + 9 − 1) × 10 − 9
10 – 13 570


26
TTT PINTAGREE "This pint doesn't agree with me; it's making me burp!", he said several times. REPEATING
4 NWNAEOTMR MOANER 16 – 19 MANNER ORNAMENT, WANTONER* 34
5 JRIOEHSWS SHOWIER 23 – 26 SHOWERS HOSIERS, JOSHERS, RESHOWS*, RISHOES*, SHOWIES*, SWISHER*, WISHERS 41
6 75 10 9 3 1 4 → 578 578
(9 − 1) × (75 − 4) + 10
33 – 36 578
(9 − 1) × (75 − 4) + 10


51
7 RTDVAUERA ADVERT 39 – 42 TARRED DARTER*, DATURA, ERRATA*, RADEAU*, REDART*, RETARD*, RUDERA*, TRADER* 57
8 PCNIEIOLQ LION 39 – 48 POLICE PICOLINE* 65
9 100 75 3 8 9 6 → 408 39 – 48

RR: 408 = (75 − 8) × 6 + 9 − 3

75
TTT CHANGEOAR This could steady your ship somewhere in Alaska. ANCHORAGE
10 NGTEIASVS teasings ☓ 39 – 55 TEASING EASTINGS*, GENISTAS*, GIANTESS*, VINTAGES 83
11 OEADRTSMS STORMED 46 – 62 SMARTED ASSORTED*, MAESTROS, TORSADES*, TSARDOMS* 91
12 HXRIEINRY HIRE 46 – 67 HIRER EYRIR*, HENRY*, NIXER*, NIXIE* 96
13 TLTAIELPT PALLET 52 – 73 TATTLE PALLITE* 103
14 100 75 50 25 3 4 → 651 650
(4 + 3) × 100 − 50
59 – 80 650
(100 + 75) × 4 − 50

Best: 651 = ((50 + 4) × 3 × 100 + 75) ÷ 25

113
15 SHAVECRAK 59 – 80 HAVERSACK 123
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