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Episode 7220

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Episode 7220 was broadcast on 5 December 2019, as part of Series 81.

Zach Hart played Luke Johnson-Davies, with Luke Johnson-Davies winning 139 – 26. The Dictionary Corner guest was Suzannah Lipscomb, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Johnson-Davies' score of 139 was the highest ever achieved by a contestant on their début, eclipsing Elliott Mellor's record of 131 set in Series 80. It was also the highest ever achieved by a challenger against a daily champion, bettering that of Hamish Williamson's 134 in Series 60.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Zach Hart Score Luke Johnson-Davies Others Max.
1 GETAMUPOS getups ☓ 0 – 8 POSTGAME STUMPAGE* 8
2 PRTDAIOAN PAINT 0 – 16 ADAPTION PARANOID 16
3 75 2 3 6 2 10 → 298 298
(2 + 2) × 75 − 6 ÷ 3
10 – 26 298
(10 − 6) × 75 − 2


26
TTT CANPETCAT You can pet the cat; it's more than happy to let you stroke it. ACCEPTANT
4 FLNZEUEAR REFUEL 16 – 32 UNREEL FUNEREAL* 34
5 TOSILEHAN ENTAILS 16 – 50 HAILSTONE 52
6 75 8 5 9 3 6 → 760 750 16 – 60 760
6 ÷ 3 × (75 × 5 + 9) − 8


62
7 VETIROSUD DETOURS 16 – 78 OUTDRIVES 80
8 GRBWIOEDA ABIDER 16 – 85 BRIGADE ABRIDGE*, BAWDIER*, DOWAGER, RADIOBE*, WORDAGE* 87
9 25 7 4 3 5 3 → 165 165
(7 − 4 + 3) × 25 + 5 × 3
26 – 95 165
(25 − (5 − 4)) × 7 − 3


97
TTT SOMELIMBS Some limbs can be affected by blood clots, leading to these. EMBOLISMS
10 CRYRIOERI icier ☓6 26 – 100 CRIER CORRIE*, ORRERY 103
11 FEKOSUPAR SPARE 26 – 107 PROFUSE FORSAKE*, PRESOAK* 110
12 GTMNOEIED EMOTED 26 – 115 DEMOTING 118
13 HUTOCANIA CHANT 26 – 122 AUCTION ACUATION 126
14 25 6 7 8 6 1 → 353 355 26 – 129 352
(8 + 6) × 25 + 1 + 7 − 6

RR: 353 = (7 × 6 − 1) × 8 + 25

136
15 HDNECKTIE 26 – 139 THICKENED
(1.5 seconds)
146
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