Episode 6543

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Episode 6543 was broadcast on 20 March 2017, as part of Series 76.

Lawrie Collingwood played Gerry Carpenter, with Lawrie Collingwood winning 100 – 39. The Dictionary Corner guest was Hugh Dennis, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Lawrie Collingwood Score Gerry Carpenter Others Max.
1 EIOELFNZG FEELING 7 – 7 FLEEING LOZENGE*, OLEFINE 7
2 RISURYEIN INSURER 14 – 7 INSURE NURSERY, RUINERS 14
3 100 6 7 8 10 5 → 206 206
(10 − 8) × 100 + 6
24 – 17 206
(10 − 8) × 100 + 6


24
TTT GETINHARM You might get in a harmful situation with this, but it's not real, so don't worry. NIGHTMARE
4 MERATDUSD MATURED 31 – 24 MUSTARD ADUSTED*, MADDERS*, MADDEST*, MATURES*, MUDDERS*, RADDEST*, REMUDAS*, SMARTED*, STRUMAE* 31
5 OEAITRNWV WINTER 37 – 24 evation ☓ ORNATIVE*, ORVIETAN* 39
6 50 25 9 3 3 10 → 833 37 – 24

RR: 833 = (25 − 9) × 50 + 3 × 10 + 3

49
7 EAIOCPRNT CAPRINE 37 – 32 CREATION PRECATION*, RECAPTION 67
8 SUPMIOBAN MOPANI 43 – 32 MOPANIS*, OMNIBUS*, SPUMONI 74
9 75 8 1 7 8 5 → 883 883
(7 + 5) × 75 − (8 + 8 + 1)
53 – 32


84
TTT PAPERCASH Cash made from paper will soon be consigned to this. SCRAPHEAP
10 LOSHEATIL HOLIEST 60 – 39 HOLIEST AEOLIST*, ALLITES*, EOLITHS*, HALLOES*, HOLLIES*, HOSTILE, ISOLATE, LATEISH*, LITHOES*, LOATHES, OILLETS*, SHALLOT, SITELLA*, TAILLES*, TALLIES*, TALLISH* 91
11 AEUITQRLH QUARTILE 68 – 39 RITUAL REQUITAL* 99
12 POUINSTOS OPTIONS 75 – 39 SPOONS OUTSPINS, POSITONS* 107
13 AEAGPDSCE ESCAPADE 83 – 39 ESCAPED DOWERING*, IRONWEED*, REGIONED* 115
14 100 50 4 2 7 3 → 542 543
(4 + 2) × 100 − 50 − 7
90 – 39 546

RR: 542 = (2 × 7 + 100) × 3 + 4 × 50

125
15 KISNAFROG FORSAKING
(3.75 seconds)
100 – 39 135
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