Episode 7015

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Episode 7015 was broadcast on 20 February 2019, as part of Series 80.

Dorcas Brown played David Ellis, with David Ellis winning 77 – 58. The Dictionary Corner guest was Tanni Grey-Thompson, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

NOTE: Brown was asked to declare her word length first in the even-numbered Round 10.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Dorcas Brown Score David Ellis Others Max.
1 NGRISEAEN EARNINGS 8 – 0 greasier ☓ AGINNERS*, ANSERINE*, ENGRAINS*, GRANNIES, NAGEIRES*, NAGIERES*, NIGERANS*, SNEERING 8
2 ROFSIETDA ROASTED 15 – 7 ROASTED ASTEROID 16
3 75 5 2 5 6 9 → 266 270 15 – 14 268
(9 − 5) × 75 − (6 × 5 + 2)

RR: 266 = (75 − (2 × 9 + 5)) × 5 + 6

26
TTT MAVISPIES Mavis burned the pies in the baking contest, but she showed no emotion whatsoever. IMPASSIVE
4 QEATGTEJS GESTATE 22 – 21 GESTATE JETTAGES* 34
5 ZWLUAEARH WHALER 28 – 27 WHALER HAZELRAW* 42
6 50 25 5 3 5 1 → 219 219 ☓ 28 – 34 220
(5 − 1) × 50 + 25 − 5

RR: 219 = (50 + 25) × 3 − (5 + 1)

52
7 VNPRIOIDA DRAIN 28 – 40 PARDON PADRINO*, PONIARD*, PRIVADO*, PROVAND* 59
8 NSIEPRKOD PINKERS 35 – 40 SPIKED POINDERS*, PRISONED*, SPRINKED* 67
9 100 6 5 3 4 9 → 326 323 35 – 50 326
3 × 100 + 4 × 5 + 6


77
TTT ORIENTTOY He gained this by becoming well-known for his bad qualities. NOTORIETY
10 LUWSILEHO showel ☓ 35 – 57 HOLLIES HULLOES*, WELLISH* 84
11 CEYARUNAM CAMERA 41 – 63 CREAMY NUMERACY 92
12 DOIMTEDSR TIMERS 41 – 70 STORMED DERMOIDS*, MORTISED* 100
13 TOBLERMUG TUMBLER 48 – 77 TROUBLE GOURMET*, GRUMBLE, MORBLEU*, MOULTER*, TEMBLOR*, TUMBREL* 107
14 100 75 3 9 8 1 → 379 379
(100 + 1) × 3 + 75 + 9 − 8
58 – 77 376


117
15 TINIORGAN 58 – 77 RATIONING 127


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