Episode 6574

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Episode 6574 was broadcast on 3 May 2017, as part of Series 76.

John Robertson played Lucy Golbourn, with John Robertson winning 77 – 70. The Dictionary Corner guest was John Inverdale, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

NOTE: The conundrum had two valid solutions: NOTIFYING and TONIFYING.

Rounds

Rnd Selection John Robertson Score Lucy Golbourn Others Max.
1 STVIERTOR STRIVE 0 – 7 TRIVETS RORTIEST*, SERVITOR* 8
2 JWMEALFIC FACILE 6 – 7 CAMEL MALEFIC* 15
3 25 5 1 7 8 2 → 480 476
(2 × 7 + 5) × 25 + 1
13 – 7

RR: 480 = (7 × 5 + 25) × 8

25
TTT USAINBOLT He makes a mad dash to the bathroom to perform these. ABLUTIONS
4 TPNUOLREI POLITER 20 – 14 POUTIER ERUPTION, NEUROPIL*, OUTLINER*, PRUNETOL*, UNPOLITE* 33
5 PNWBAERAM PAWNER 26 – 20 PAWNER PARABEN* 40
6 25 100 9 2 1 7 → 822 823
(9 − 1) × 100 + 25 − 2
33 – 27 823
(7 + 1) × 100 + 25 − 2

Best: 822 = (100 − 25 + 7) × (9 + 1) + 2

50
7 SXSMIANEL SEXISM 39 – 33 MENIAL ISLESMAN*, SMILAXES 58
8 UONGDIAKS sodaing ☓ 39 – 40 SOAKING AUDINGS*, AUDIONS*, DAIKONS*, DOGSKIN*, DOUSING*, DUSKING*, GANOIDS*, GODKINS*, GUIDONS* 65
9 75 1 8 4 9 9 → 670 670
75 × 9 − 4 − 1
49 – 50 670
75 × 9 − 4 − 1


75
TTT ISITACHOP Is it a chop? Don't be silly, it's a nut. PISTACHIO
10 UEIHCRLEN LURCH 54 – 50 urchin ☓7 ELENCHI*, LEUCINE*, LUCERNE*, LUNCHER, NEICHER*, RECLINE, RECUEIL*, RUNCHIE* 82
11 RPTIAEBNU PIRATE 54 – 57 PAINTER PRUINATE, URBANITE* 90
12 OEATFTEDG DEFEAT 60 – 63 DEFEAT DOGEATE* 97
13 TDGIOEVSL VIOLETS 67 – 63 GLOVES GODLIEST 105
14 50 100 1 2 5 5 → 267 266 ☓ 67 – 70 262
50 × 5 + (5 + 1) × 2

RR: 267 = 50 × 5 + 100 ÷ 5 − 2 − 1

115
15 FONGINITY NOTIFYING
(4 seconds)
77 – 70 125
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