Episode 7103

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Episode 7103 was broadcast on 24 June 2019, and was the third quarter-final of Series 80.

Brendan Whitehurst played Steven Turnbull, with Brendan Whitehurst winning 58 – 57. The Dictionary Corner guest was Rufus Hound, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Whitehurst's score of 58 points is the lowest winning score in a 15-round finals match.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Brendan Whitehurst Score Steven Turnbull Others Max.
1 PILECASOT plicates ☓ 0 – 7 OPIATES ALOPECIST* 18
2 RGWIUSBEA WAGERS 0 – 14 EARWIGS 25
3 75 50 100 2 2 3 → 964 963
(100 + 50 − 2) × 3 × 2 + 75
7 – 14

RR: 963 Best: 964 = ((75 × 50 + 100) ÷ 2 + 3) ÷ 2

35
TTT DRABSPEED A decorative cover that you might put on your sandwich before you sleep. BEDSPREAD
4 GNHOILJAO HOLING 7 – 22 HOOLIGAN 43
5 SUTEPOMAS OUTPASS 14 – 22 STUMPS EMPUSAS*, MOPUSES*, MUTASES*, OMATSUS*, OSMATES*, PASTOSE*, PETASUS*, POSTEAS* 50
6 50 4 7 10 3 1 → 985 986
(50 × 10 − 7) × (3 − 1)
21 – 22

RR: 985 = (50 × 10 − 4) × (3 − 1) − 7

60
7 NEVITANID innovated ☓ 21 – 28 DETAIN DEVIANT, INVITED, VINNIED* 67
8 TLDOEQRAU quarted ☓ 21 – 34 LOADER ADULTER*, DELATOR*, EQUATOR, LEOTARD, OUTDARE*, OUTREAD*, QUADREL*, QUORATE*, READOUT*, ROULADE*, TORQUED*, TORULAE* 74
9 100 50 75 4 3 7 → 944 940 21 – 41 943
4 × 3 × 75 + 50 − 7

RR: 944 = (50 + 75 − 4) × 7 − 3 + 100

84
TTT HEARDNEIL She heard that Neil Diamond was going to be top of the bill. HEADLINER
10 NRMIOTLAI MORTAL 27 – 47 MORTAL TRINOMIAL 102
11 SEGOHARUC CORSAGE 34 – 47 scourage ☓ COUGHERS, GOUACHES*, GROUCHES* 110
12 NCSEOPSEI SPECIES 41 – 47 PONCES SENECIOS*, SPECIOSE* 118
13 ROMERAFUT FORMATE 48 – 47 FORMER REFORMAT 126
14 7 9 4 10 2 7 → 154 154
(9 + 7) × 10 − 4 − 2
58 – 57 154
(9 + 7) × 10 − 4 − 2


136
15 RINGACHED 58 – 57 CHAGRINED 146
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