Episode 6553

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Episode 6553 was broadcast on 3 April 2017, as part of Series 76.

Jeff Clayton played Hasit Raja, with Jeff Clayton winning 106 – 43. The Dictionary Corner guest was Nina Hossain, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Jeff Clayton Score Hasit Raja Others Max.
1 TPIEMIYNT MINTY 5 – 0 intent ☓ IMPIETY, NIMIETY*, TINTYPE* 7
2 NSRUAEDFO FOUNDERS 13 – 0 FONDER REFOUNDS* 15
3 10 2 9 4 6 6 → 756 756
(10 + 4) × 9 × 6
23 – 0 760


25
TTT GOTINSIDE What you've got inside your stomach can help with this. DIGESTION
4 SWSEOANTE WETNESS 30 – 0 witness ☓ ENTASES*, OWNESTS*, SENATES, SENSATE*, TWONESS* 32
5 NSOEGIMLR GREMLINS 38 – 0 LINGERS MERLINGS*, MERLIONS*, MINGLERS*, MONGRELS*, RESOLING 40
6 100 4 6 6 9 8 → 404 404
(6 ÷ 6 + 100) × 4
48 – 10 404
(6 ÷ 6 + 100) × 4


50
7 TJEARECLT RACLETTE 56 – 18 RACLETTE 58
8 NZDOUIBLP POUND 61 – 23 BOUND BOUDIN*, DUPION, LUPOID*, UNIPOD* 64
9 75 100 50 10 5 9 → 981 980
9 × 100 + 75 + 5
68 – 30 980
9 × 100 + 75 + 5

RR: 981 = 50 ÷ 5 × 100 − 10 − 9

74
TTT BENARTHUR Ben and Arthur both suffered from indigestion. HEARTBURN
10 RLSEAUMSE MAULERS 75 – 37 MAULERS MUSELAERS* 92
11 QDOUSEKRS dousers ☓ 75 – 37 dousers ☓ QUORKED* 99
12 UALMTHADH ADULT 80 – 37 DUAL MALTHA*, MULATA* 105
13 GFIAREXSD GRADES 86 – 43 FAIRED DEFRAGS*, FRIDGES, GARDIES* 112
14 50 8 7 4 2 6 → 537 537
(50 − 6) × (8 + 4) + 7 + 2
96 – 43 538


122
15 GOLDENYIP DEPLOYING
(2.25 seconds)
106 – 43 132
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