Episode 7142

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Episode 7142 was broadcast on 19 August 2019, as part of Series 81.

Stephen Mellor played David Law, with David Law winning 89 – 80. The Dictionary Corner guest was Dr Linda Papadopoulos, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

NOTE: Mellor was not asked to spell his word in Round 1 and may have intended the word GAITS rather than GATES.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Stephen Mellor Score David Law Others Max.
1 BESGIPFAT GATES 0 – 7 BAPTISE GABFEST* 7
2 CGOEEDRKN ROCKED 6 – 13 CORKED RECKONED 15
3 10 4 4 7 2 6 → 509 504
(6 + 4) × 10 × (7 − 2) + 4
13 – 20 504
(6 + 4) × 10 × (7 − 2) + 4

RR: 508 Best: 508 = (10 + 2) × 7 × 6 + 4

22
TTT ACEINPERU She had an ace time in Peru, overindulging in all the food and drink. EPICUREAN
4 LRIAVOTAS TRAILS 13 – 28 AVIATORS TRAVAILS* 30
5 NERUSBEYS RUNES 18 – 33 BURNS ENSURES, NURSEYS*, REBUSES*, SUBSERE* 37
6 75 10 4 5 9 8 → 415 415
(75 + 8) × 5
28 – 33 414


47
7 AZHENITMP ZENITH 34 – 39 INMATE EMPTAIN*, HAPTINE*, NAPTIME 54
8 STORULATE latters ☓ 34 – 47 OUTRATES LUSTRATE, OESTRUAL*, OUTSTARE*, ROSULATE*, ROTULETS* 62
9 8 7 5 5 6 3 → 467 470
(5 + 5) × 8 × 6 − 7 − 3
41 – 54 470
(5 + 5) × 8 × 6 − 7 − 3

RR: 467 = (5 × 5 × 6 + 8) × 3 − 7

72
TTT TIRECIGAR It sounds like Mr. Springer scored three goals, but it's just old and outdated. GERIATRIC
10 MIWEORTNN WINTER 47 – 60 TOWNIE TIMEWORN* 80
11 LIDEJNHEC LICHEN 53 – 66 INCHED LICHENED 88
12 TIOMIIADR RADII 53 – 72 DIATOM MATROID*, MORDITA, OTARIID* 95
13 CESISRODA CROSSED 60 – 79 CARDIES DECISORS*, IDOCRASE*, SADCORES*, SARCOIDS, SIDECARS* 103
14 100 2 9 5 1 9 → 498 498
5 × 100 − 2
70 – 89 498
5 × 100 − 2


113
15 REVILEPIG PRIVILEGE
(1 second)
80 – 89 123
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