Episode 7040

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Episode 7040 was broadcast on 27 March 2019, as part of Series 80.

Steven Turnbull played Carmel Richmond, with Steven Turnbull winning 86 – 47. The Dictionary Corner guest was Jenny Eclair, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Steven Turnbull Score Carmel Richmond Others Max.
1 FNLAEORME FOREMAN 7 – 0 LOANER FORENAME 8
2 HDROEILRU HURRIED 14 – 0 HOLDER DHURRIE*, HURDLER* 15
3 75 1 2 10 3 6 → 315 314
(3 + 1) × 75 + 6 − 2 + 10
21 – 7 316
(3 + 1) × 75 + 10 + 6

RR: 315 = (10 − 6) × (75 + 3) + 2 + 1

25
TTT GRACESMUM Grace's mum gets herself into a tangle with a rugby player. SCRUMMAGE
4 VNMEAERNI MARINE 27 – 13 MEANER NERVINE*, REMANIE*, VERMIAN 32
5 ZSDEOIRVS VIDEOS 33 – 19 VISORS DEVISORS* 40
6 75 50 2 5 4 6 → 176 176 ☓ 33 – 19 175 ☓

RR: 176 = 75 × 2 + 4 × 5 + 6

50
7 NWTEIECSA INSECT 39 – 25 TWINES CINEASTE 58
8 NSWEAEJCI NIECES 45 – 25 swanee ☓ ACENES*, CASEIN*, ENCASE*, INCASE*, NEWIES*, NEWSIE*, SEANCE*, WINCES* 64
9 25 5 6 7 8 7 → 167 167
25 × 7 − 8
55 – 25 165


74
TTT IANSGOING Ian's going to have a long, nervous wait before he finds out if he's got the job. AGONISING
10 TDNEAIBTG DEBATING 63 – 33 DEBATING ABETTING* 82
11 TLPEAETRI PLATTER 70 – 40 PLEATER LATERITE*, LITERATE*, PEARLITE, PETALITE* 90
12 PRQOEORCU POORER 70 – 47 PROCURE 97
13 KSOEUYDRE SOURED 76 – 47 douser ☓ REYOKED*, REYOKES* 104
14 50 25 6 9 3 8 → 917 917
6 × 3 × 50 + 9 + 8
86 – 47 914


114
15 GILTIHANG 86 – 47
(0.25 seconds)
ALIGHTING 124
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