Episode 7048

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Episode 7048 was broadcast on 8 April 2019, as part of Series 80.

Mark Decouto played Alison Batchelor, with Mark Decouto winning 70 – 69. The Dictionary Corner guest was Raj Bisram, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Mark Decouto Score Alison Batchelor Others Max.
1 JODUSERVT trudges ☓ 0 – 7 JOUSTED DETOURS*, DEVOURS, DOUREST*, JOUSTER*, OUVERTS*, REDOUTS*, ROUSTED* 7
2 DSCAIESKU casked ☓ 0 – 13 CAUSED ADSUKIS*, DISCASE*, DUCKIES, SEASICK 14
3 100 5 3 9 9 7 → 187 186 0 – 23 187
9 × 9 + (7 − 5) × 3 + 100


24
TTT MISSESTIP If there's a negative to be found, you can bet this sort of person will find it. PESSIMIST
4 NZTGEOURI TOURING 7 – 23 REGION ROUTEING 32
5 SWEPTIINR SPRINT 13 – 29 SPRINT PRISTINE 40
6 75 8 8 5 6 4 → 158 158
(6 − 4) × 75 + 8
23 – 39 158
(6 − 4) × 75 + 8


50
7 BCUIRGCEN CURBING 30 – 39 CURING BRUCINE* 57
8 WRMOEUVFA FAVOUR 36 – 45 FAVOUR WAVEFORM 65
9 25 75 1 3 1 4 → 388 381
75 × 4 + (25 + 1 + 1) × 3
41 – 50 395
(75 + 25) × 4 − 3 − 1 − 1

RR: 388 = (75 + 25 − 3) × 4

75
TTT HAIRYCLAD Without the letter I, she'd be making tea, but as it stands, she's running the show. CHAIRLADY
10 HTDEAYITL DILATE 47 – 50 DELAY DEATHLY, HEADILY, HYALITE*, IDEALTY* 82
11 RELIRAHMS MAILERS 54 – 57 MARRIES MARSHIER 90
12 IEGRSOENQ seering ☓ 54 – 64 IGNORES GENOISE*, GREISEN*, NEGERIS*, REEINGS*, REGIONS*, ROSEINE*, SOIGNEE 97
13 FAXESONEC COAXES 60 – 64 SCONE CAFONES*, CONEXES* 104
14 100 9 4 1 10 10 → 770 60 – 69 776
(9 − 1) × 100 − (10 + 10 + 4)

RR: 770 = (100 − (9 + 4 + 10)) × 10

114
15 DUGISDIME MISGUIDED
(1.5 seconds)
70 – 69 124
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