Episode 6539

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Episode 6539 was broadcast on 14 March 2017, as part of Series 76.

Lawrie Collingwood played Sam Northing, with Lawrie Collingwood winning 106 – 74. The Dictionary Corner guest was Hugh Dennis, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Lawrie Collingwood Score Sam Northing Others Max.
1 EOIDRWNEP REPINED 7 – 0 powderer ☓7 IRONWEED 8
2 GRAHINMAR HARMING 14 – 7 HARMING ARRAIGN*, MANGHIR*, MARRING 15
3 50 5 8 9 4 8 → 745 750 14 – 14 746
(9 + 5 + 8 ÷ 8) × 50 − 4

RR: 745 = (50 − 4) × (8 + 8) + 9

25
TTT BLACKDOOR You want to look at the black door at 10 Downing Street, but this prevents you. ROADBLOCK
4 LGEUSOTAY OUTAGES 21 – 21 OUTAGES AUTOLYSE* 33
5 OEAIRSTDR ROADSTER 29 – 21 ROADIES ASTEROID, ROSARIED*, ROTARIES* 41
6 25 1 10 4 9 7 → 143 143
(10 − 4) × 25 − 7
39 – 31 143
(10 − 4) × 25 − 7


51
7 EAODNZFEM DEMEAN 45 – 37 MOANED DAEMON*, DEAFEN, DEFAME*, FANDOM*, FOAMED*, MEDANO*, OEDEMA*, OMENED* 57
8 TADMSEODT MADDEST 52 – 44 TOASTED STOMATE* 64
9 100 9 7 3 4 2 → 221 221
100 × 2 + 7 × 3
62 – 54 221
(100 + 7) × 2 + 4 + 3


74
TTT TOMWALKER Tom didn't do that well at school, but he excelled at this. METALWORK
10 KTRLUEIJA TALKER 68 – 60 JAILER AKILTER*, TALKIER 81
11 EOEATHVNS HEAVENS 75 – 60 heaten ☓ NOVATES, SEVENTH* 88
12 WRSIENTOI WINTERS 82 – 67 WINTERS IONISER*, IRONIES*, IRONISE*, IRONIST*, NOISIER*, NOWTERS*, OESTRIN*, ORIENTS*, ROTINIS*, SNOWIER*, STONIER, TOWNIES*, TWINERS*, WINIEST*, WIRIEST* 95
13 UEAOLXTLP POLLUTE 89 – 67 pollate ☓ OUTLEAP, PLUTEAL* 102
14 100 25 75 50 2 8 → 972 975
(8 + 2) × 100 − 25
96 – 74 975
(8 + 2) × 100 − 25

RR: 973 Best: 973 = (75 + 50) × 8 − 25 − 2

109
15 SOURTROUT TORTUROUS
(5 seconds)
106 – 74 119
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