Episode 7143

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Episode 7143 was broadcast on 20 August 2019, as part of Series 81.

David Law played Nina Gunton, with David Law winning 95 – 77. The Dictionary Corner guest was Dr Linda Papadopoulos, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

NOTE: Gunton was not asked to spell her word in Round 7 and may have intended the word MANTEL rather than MANTLE.

Rounds

Rnd Selection David Law Score Nina Gunton Others Max.
1 TISSNEAWO TOWNIES 7 – 7 TOWNIES SNOWIEST 8
2 DJNBIEMIT MINTED 13 – 13 MINTED MEIDJIE* 15
3 50 4 7 6 6 9 → 348 348
7 × 50 − (6 − 4)
23 – 23 348
7 × 50 − (6 − 4)


25
TTT CRUISEHIT It sounds like something Nick might say, but it's all about learning for yourself. HEURISTIC
4 AAIESRTZD ASTRIDE 30 – 23 dariest ☓ DATARIES*, RADIATES 33
5 ROIOUPDSA DROOPS 36 – 29 POROUS SAUROPOD* 41
6 75 100 5 10 10 2 → 742 742
75 × 10 − (10 − 2)
46 – 39 742
75 × 10 − (10 − 2)


51
7 ROMECTLAN CLARET 52 – 45 MANTLE CORNMEAL 59
8 URSDEMSOT STORMED 52 – 53 OUTDRESS DRUMSETS*, STRUMOSE* 67
9 50 3 9 2 4 7 → 819 818
(9 + 7) × 50 + (4 + 2) × 3
59 – 53

RR: 819 = (50 ÷ 2 − 3 × 4) × 7 × 9

77
TTT NAILNIGEL Nigel went on a trip to Africa and took a local currency with him. LILANGENI
10 WHRAUVLEF VALUER 65 – 59 WHALER EARFUL*, FERULA*, HAULER*, REHAUL* 83
11 NSEIALTRE LATRINES 73 – 67 ENTRAILS ANTLERIES*, RESALIENT*, TREENAILS 101
12 GOCSRAEBC CORSAGE 80 – 67 BRACES BORAGES*, BOSCAGE, CARGOES, SOCCAGE* 108
13 GAIEXHKMD HIKED 85 – 67 imaged ☓7 IMAGED 114
14 100 25 10 1 9 4 → 925 925
9 × 100 + 25
95 – 77 925
9 × 100 + 25


124
15 LUNICOINS 95 – 77 INCLUSION 134
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