Episode 7101

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Episode 7101 was broadcast on 20 June 2019, and was the first quarter-final of Series 80.

Elliott Mellor played Mark Decouto, with Elliott Mellor winning 109 – 73. The Dictionary Corner guest was Rufus Hound, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Elliott Mellor Score Mark Decouto Others Max.
1 OAELHTBSI ISOLATE 7 – 7 ISOLATE ABLEIST*, ABOLISH*, AEOLIST*, ASTILBE*, BESTIAL*, BLAHEST*, BOATELS*, BOATIES, BOLSHIE*, BOTHIES*, EOLITHS*, HOLIEST*, HOSTILE*, LATEISH*, LITHOES*, LOATHES, OBELIAS*, OBLATES*, STABILE* 7
2 TUPEGAROP OUTRAGE 14 – 14 OUTRAGE PORTAGE, POTAGER*, PROPAGE* 14
3 1 6 8 2 7 1 → 607 608
((6 × 2 − 1) × 7 − 1) × 8
21 – 14


21
TTT DORASDEEP Dora's in deep trouble in Spain; she's turned to criminal activity. DESPERADO
4 CESALIFRC SCALIER 28 – 21 SCALIER FASCICLE* 29
5 UOASMKHEI HOMIES 34 – 21 hokums ☓ MUKHIAS* 36
6 50 100 6 1 9 1 → 906 906
9 × 100 + 6
44 – 31 906
9 × 100 + 6


46
7 UAISDRSEO DESIROUS 52 – 31 SOURED RADIUSES, SIDEROUS* 54
8 PILAMROCA APORIA 52 – 39 PROCLAIM ACROMIAL*, PICLORAM* 62
9 2 7 3 10 6 7 → 143 143
(7 + 6) × (10 + 3 − 2)
62 – 49 143
(7 + 7) × 10 + 3


72
TTT USEDNERDS The crab took all its clothes off but wasn't ready to eat. UNDRESSED
10 NRSMDUOEA RANSOMED 70 – 57 MAUNDERS ENAMOURS*, MANDORES*, MODERNUS*, NEUROMAS, NURSEDOM*, ROADSMEN*, SURNAMED* 80
11 EOIOLSNTE LOONIEST 78 – 65 LOONIEST NEOLITES*, NOSELITE*, OILSTONE 88
12 RJTNADIES RANDIEST 86 – 73 RANDIEST DETRAINS*, RANDJIES*, STRAINED 96
13 UAIADYFOT YAUTIA 92 – 73 TODAY 102
14 100 50 75 4 1 3 → 965 968
(100 + 50 − 1) × (4 + 3) − 75
99 – 73

RR: 966 Best: 966 = (50 − 3 − 1) × (100 − 75 − 4)

109
15 NINEITGUY INGENUITY
(0.75 seconds)
109 – 73 119
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