Episode 6540

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Episode 6540 was broadcast on 15 March 2017, as part of Series 76.

Lawrie Collingwood played Bill Arnold, with Lawrie Collingwood winning 98 – 42. The Dictionary Corner guest was Hugh Dennis, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Lawrie Collingwood Score Bill Arnold Others Max.
1 OUONRSERT ROUTERS 7 – 7 TOURERS NUTROSE*, ONEROUS, RETOURS*, RETURNS, ROOSTER*, ROOTERS, ROTURES*, ROUSTER*, SNORTER*, TONSURE*, TOREROS*, TROUSER*, TURNERS*, UNROOST*, UNROOTS* 7
2 RHPOANIPD PARDON 13 – 7 PANORPID* 15
3 100 6 1 9 10 1 → 880 880
(100 − (1 + 1) × 6) × 10
23 – 7 890


25
TTT LARGELIST She has a large list of foods that make her unwell, so she goes to see this person. ALLERGIST
4 TNQEISORA NOTARISE 31 – 7 STRAIN NOTAIRES*, NOTARIES* 33
5 EOAENCSBD DEACONS 38 – 14 OBSCENE ABSCOND*, ABSENCE, ACNODES*, BEACONS, DEBONES*, ENCASED*, ENCODES*, OCEANED*, SECONDE* 40
6 100 1 9 8 3 8 → 195 195
(9 + 1 − 8) × 100 − (8 − 3)
48 – 14 197


50
7 IAOMNDREO MOODIER 55 – 14 MINDER MAROODIE*, MAROONED*, RADIOMEN* 58
8 MNLTUOUWT TUMULT 61 – 20 MUTTON 64
9 50 3 4 2 4 7 → 443 443
(3 + 4 + 2) × 50 + 7
71 – 30 443
(7 + 2) × 50 − (3 + 4)


74
TTT PRESSEDIN She pressed in the button to get some hand soap, but nothing came out; it was empty. DISPENSER
10 DTYIALURE TRAILED 78 – 30 DERAIL ADULTERY 82
11 AEIANVSBV VANES 83 – 30 saver ☓ BAVIANS*, NAVVIES 89
12 EPAMPEIDG peeping ☓ 83 – 36 IMPEDE MEDIGAP*, PIPEAGE 96
13 EOIEZFWTS SWEET 83 – 42 FEWEST SOFTIE*, TOWIES*, WESTIE 102
14 100 50 75 25 7 1 → 266 258
100 + 50 + 75 + 25 + 7 + 1
88 – 42 267 ☓

RR: 266 = (100 − 1) × 50 ÷ 25 + 75 − 7

112
15 GRAPENESS PASSENGER
(13.75 seconds)
98 – 42 122
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