Episode 7053

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Episode 7053 was broadcast on 15 April 2019, as part of Series 80.

Mark Decouto played Dave Butt, with Dave Butt winning 81 – 78. The Dictionary Corner guest was Tim Vine, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

NOTE: In Round 2, Butt was asked to give his word first, even though it was the longer of the two.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Mark Decouto Score Dave Butt Others Max.
1 TESIGUMRE MUSTIER 7 – 0 GRIMES EMERITUS*, GERMIEST* 8
2 ONSPIUWTA PIOUS 7 – 6 PISTON OPUNTIAS, PATINOUS*, SWAPTION*, UTOPIANS* 16
3 100 8 7 4 7 8 → 669 669
100 × 7 − 8 × 4 + 8 − 7
17 – 6 668


26
TTT ALARMDEMO She was a difficult teenager; everything seemed to be afflicted with this. MELODRAMA
4 GEONDSMEC GENOMES 24 – 6 condems ☓ CONGEES*, ENCODES*, MESOGEN*, NEGOCES*, SECONDE 33
5 RIQEANSXC CARIES 30 – 12 CRANES ARSENIC, CARNIES* 40
6 25 10 5 7 3 9 → 863 863
7 × 5 × 25 − (9 + 3)
40 – 22 863
7 × 5 × 25 − (9 + 3)


50
7 KBMRIOAIN BRAIN 45 – 27 BRINK MINIBAR*, ROBINIA 57
8 CAEAZNHRW WRENCH 51 – 33 WRENCH ANARCH*, ARCANE, CHENAR* 63
9 3 5 1 5 6 2 → 892 51 – 38 899
6 × 5 × 3 × 2 × 5 − 1

RR: 890 = (6 × 5 × 3 − 1) × 2 × 5

70
TTT SINGLETIC She became very emotionally dependent on me because of a certain film. CLINGIEST
10 PEISLREPN NIPPLES 58 – 45 REPLIES PELERINS* 78
11 FERILADOR FAILED 64 – 51 FLARED DARIOLE*, FRAILER, LARDIER, RADIOLE*, REFRAID* 85
12 JTSTEOIHS HOTTIES 71 – 58 HOTTIES HOSTIES, SOTTISH*, THEISTS* 92
13 LTLFGAEEU FLUTE 71 – 64 LEAGUE FELLAGE*, FELLATE*, GLEEFUL, GLUTEAL*, LEAFLET*, TEGULAE* 99
14 100 25 75 50 5 5 → 409 410
100 × 5 − 75 − 25 + 50 ÷ 5
78 – 71 410
100 × 5 − 75 − 25 + 50 ÷ 5


106
15 GETDINNER 78 – 81 TENDERING
(3.75 seconds)
116


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