Episode 6587

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Episode 6587 was broadcast on 22 May 2017, as part of Series 76.

Moose Rosser played Michael Hooker, with Moose Rosser winning 90 – 80, after a tie-break conundrum. The Dictionary Corner guest was Chris Hollins, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Moose Rosser Score Michael Hooker Others Max.
1 XSOTAFROL FLOATS 6 – 6 FLOATS FLOORS*, FLORAS*, SORTAL*, STORAX*, TOLARS* 6
2 NIEPVUBST PUNIEST 13 – 6 INPUTS PUNTIES*, SUBVENT 13
3 75 50 6 3 2 1 → 347 347
(6 + 1) × 50 − 3
23 – 16 347
(6 + 1) × 50 − 3


23
TTT LIFTINANE The comedian tried to lift the crowd with his inane jokes, but it was all very childish. INFANTILE
4 SEAFPOSHU SHAPES 29 – 22 PUSHES FASHES*, FOSSAE*, HOUSES*, OPUSES*, PASEOS*, PASHES*, PAUSES*, PHASES*, POSHES*, SHEAFS*, SHOUSE*, SPOUSE*, UPASES* 29
5 MATDENGIZ TEAMING 36 – 29 TEAMING AGNIZED*, MAGINED*, MEATING*, MEDIANT, MINTAGE*, TEGMINA*, TZIGANE* 36
6 100 25 50 75 7 1 → 263 258
25 + 75 + 100 + 50 + 7 + 1
43 – 36 258
25 + 75 + 100 + 50 + 7 + 1

RR: 263 = (75 + 7) × 50 ÷ 25 − 1 + 100

46
7 GNETAREWL ENLARGE 50 – 36 GLARE REGENTAL* 54
8 SDUOEBNPI BOUNDS 56 – 42 SPINED POUNDIES*, UNPOISED 62
9 50 100 7 3 9 1 → 603 603
(7 − 1) × 100 + 3
66 – 52 603
(7 − 1) × 100 + 3


72
TTT IINDICATE I indicate to patients how they can improve their nutritional intake. DIETICIAN
10 QEAURJKYO quaker ☓ 66 – 57 QUERY AJOURE* 78
11 DEGTOLTED LODGED 72 – 63 DOTTLE DOTTED*, ETTLED*, GELDED*, GODLET*, LEDGED*, LETTED*, LOTTED*, ODELET*, TODDLE* 84
12 LMVAEINSR MINERALS 80 – 63 REMAINS MISLEARN*, RAVELINS 92
13 NUSORTRIA urinators ☓ 80 – 63 unsort ☓ RUINATORS 110
14 25 100 75 6 6 10 → 833 80 – 70 831
10 × 75 + 100 − 25 + 6

RR: 832/834 Best: 834 = (100 + 75 − 25 − 10) × 6 − 6

117
15 INAVIATOR 80 – 80 VARIATION
(6.75 seconds)
127
TB CHUBBYLEO CUBBYHOLE
(6.5 seconds)
90 – 80 127
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