Episode 6567

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Episode 6567 was broadcast on 21 April 2017, as part of Series 76.

Nick Smith played Carl Gregory, with Nick Smith winning 82 – 81. The Dictionary Corner guest was Adam Henson, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

NOTE: For reasons unknown, Smith was asked to give his solution first in Round 14, though he hadn't declared it as "not written down".

Rounds

Rnd Selection Nick Smith Score Carl Gregory Others Max.
1 DORETADEW WATERED 7 – 7 WATERED DERATED*, DEWATER*, DOWERED*, OARWEED*, REDATED*, TARWEED*, TOWERED*, TREADED* 7
2 FTDIOERHA ORATED 7 – 14 FROTHED ADITHER*, FAITHED*, ORTHIDE*, RATIOED*, RHODATE*, THEORIA*, THEROID* 14
3 75 25 50 100 4 5 → 200 200
100 + 75 + 25
17 – 24 200
75 × 4 − 100


24
TTT NORAOFTEN Nora would often grab 40 winks at this time of day. AFTERNOON
4 EAEPNRONR OPENER 23 – 30 OPENER PERAEON*, PROREAN* 31
5 DENIRASET STRAINED 31 – 30 strained ☓7 DENTARIES*, DETAINERS*, RESINATED, RESTAINED* 49
6 25 50 9 3 5 1 → 434 434
50 × 9 − (5 × 3 + 1)
41 – 40 434
50 × 9 − (5 × 3 + 1)


59
7 XUTENITOL OUTLINE 48 – 40 UNTIL ELUTION* 66
8 CGAIFREBT BRIEF 48 – 47 FRIGATE FATBERG*, RIBCAGE 73
9 50 100 25 75 5 9 → 723 725
(75 − 50) × 25 + 100
55 – 47

RR: 723 = (100 + 50) × 5 − 75 ÷ 25 × 9

83
TTT MALERINGS The male rings in sick again and has another lazy day off work. MALINGERS
10 NHSIOJDAT 55 – 54 ADJOINS ADJOINTS* 91
11 SUMITESUZ SMITES 61 – 60 SUITES MUSSITE* 98
12 EIOMLPEKN LEMON 66 – 65 KNEEL PEMOLINE* 106
13 LIGAPESIR SPIRAL 72 – 71 GRAPES AIRLEGS*, GIRLIES, PAIGLES*, PARLIES*, PILGERS*, PIRLIES*, PRISAGE* 113
14 100 75 3 6 6 7 → 180 180
100 + 75 + 7 − 3 + 6 ÷ 6
82 – 81 180
100 + 75 + 6 − (7 − 6)


123
15 ELTONRICK 82 – 81 INTERLOCK 133
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