Episode 6556

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Episode 6556 was broadcast on 6 April 2017, as part of Series 76.

Mandy Spencer played Shane Heylin, with Shane Heylin winning 75 – 52. The Dictionary Corner guest was Nicki Chapman, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

NOTE: The solution to the first Teatime Teaser does not appear in the Oxford Dictionary Online edition in use at the time, which only lists WINE GLASS.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Mandy Spencer Score Shane Heylin Others Max.
1 SETUSENAS SANEST 0 – 7 SUNSETS EASTNESS* 8
2 JOPDESTAG POSTAGE 7 – 7 STAGED DOGATES*, DOTAGES*, PODESTA*, POTAGES* 15
3 75 3 2 4 5 8 → 489 7 – 12 479
(2 + 4) × 75 + 3 × 8 + 5

RR: 489 = (2 + 5) × 75 − (4 + 8) × 3

25
TTT WASSINGLE She was single, and sadly, the only thing that kept her company at night was this. WINEGLASS
4 XVWIAYTRE WATERY 7 – 19 VARIETY 32
5 GIMAHEMIT MIGHT 12 – 19 gamite ☓ MEGAHIT, MIAGITE* 39
6 25 10 9 9 8 6 → 260 260
(9 ÷ 9 + 25) × 10
22 – 29 260
(9 ÷ 9 + 25) × 10


49
7 GATURALEN NATURAL 29 – 36 NATURAL GRANULATE 67
8 RTVOEDNCA danced ☓ 29 – 42 COATED CAVORTED, NOTECARD* 75
9 100 5 7 8 9 1 → 560 556 29 – 52 560
(100 + 9) × 5 + 7 + 8


85
TTT AGNESWENT Agnes went out to get something to read. NEWSAGENT
10 SLISDOIRP SOLIDS 35 – 52 soldiers ☓ PISSOIR* 92
11 SOHACURED douchers ☓ 35 – 59 COURSED CAROUSED, CHORUSED*, RECHAUDS* 100
12 RLULEZSOF foulers ☓ 35 – 65 FULLER FULLERS, OURSELF* 107
13 SEFUTONIM MINUTES 42 – 65 FUSION FOMENTS, FOMITES*, FUMIEST*, MINUETS*, MISNOTE*, MISTUNE*, MOISTEN*, MUSTINE*, TIMEOUS, UNMOIST* 114
14 50 5 10 4 6 9 → 224 42 – 75 224
(50 + 6) × 4


124
15 NATALBLIP PAINTBALL
(5.25 seconds)
52 – 75 134
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