Episode 6529

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Episode 6529 was broadcast on 28 February 2017, as part of Series 76.

Sam Holden played Ian Donaldson, with Sam Holden winning 71 – 29. The Dictionary Corner guest was Len Goodman, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Sam Holden Score Ian Donaldson Others Max.
1 SDMAIAIJT ADMITS 6 – 0 MAIDS MAJITAS* 7
2 SNOESLORA LOANERS 13 – 0 SNORES ARENOSOLS* 25
3 25 9 6 7 10 8 → 545 544
(8 + 7 + 6) × 25 + 10 + 9
20 – 0

RR: 545 = 7 × 8 × 10 − 9 − 6

35
TTT TOWERFLAG You followed Gloria into the sunset; what a great feeling. AFTERGLOW
4 DGREASRHU gurders ☓ 20 – 6 RUSHED DUERGARS* 43
5 PBSEIEWRT WIPERS 26 – 6 stewer ☓ BESTREW*, PEEWITS, REBETIS*, REBITES*, RESPITE*, SPREITE*, WEBSITE 50
6 100 5 5 9 3 4 → 757 758 ☓ 26 – 13 758
(4 + 3) × (100 + 9) − 5

RR: 757 = (100 − 5) × (9 − 5 + 4) − 3

60
7 CLNOEISPR POLICES 33 – 20 PRINCES PROCLINES*, REPLICONS* 78
8 TQBOIEHNI HINT 33 – 25 THINE NIOBITE* 85
9 75 50 25 100 4 8 → 487 485
4 × 100 + 75 + 50 ÷ 25 + 8
40 – 25 483

Best: 487 = (100 − 4) × 50 × 8 ÷ 75 − 25

95
TTT SPIDERPAN In a certain accent, this bird could be rather abrasive. SANDPIPER
10 KTUNIEPRA PAINTER 47 – 25 PRINT PRUINATE*, TURNPIKE* 103
11 TWMEIUESM TUMMIES 54 – 25 MUTES 110
12 VASIGAZSO vagis ☓ 54 – 29 SAGS ASIAGOS* 117
13 TDGEUENRT UTTERED 61 – 29 TRUDGE GUTTERED, UNRETTED* 125
14 75 9 9 1 6 2 → 259 61 – 29 259 ☓

RR: 259 = (9 + 1) × 75 ÷ (6 ÷ 2) + 9

135
15 IMAGINANT ANIMATING
(5.25 seconds)
71 – 29 145
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