Episode 6256

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Episode 6256 was broadcast on 24 November 2015, as part of Series 73.

James Richards played Hassan Mumin, with James Richards winning 78 – 46. The Dictionary Corner guest was Deborah Meaden, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

NOTE: The conundrum has two valid solutions, HYPNOTISM and the recently added PYTHONISM.

Rounds

Rnd Selection James Richards Score Hassan Mumin Others Max.
1 FSROINLEM foilers ☓ 0 – 0 refoils ☓ ENSIFORM*, FERMIONS, MERLIONS* 8
2 TLOUPDIEG PILOTED 7 – 0 GLIDE EUPLOID*, GUILTED*, OUTLIED*, PELTOID*, PLOITED*, PLOUTED* 15
3 50 75 25 2 1 2 → 582 7 – 0

Best: 585 = (50 × 25 − 75 − 1) ÷ 2 − 2

22
TTT THELEAST The very least they hope for is a bronze. ATHLETES
4 XTPEOUBDA POUTED 13 – 6 POUTED BOUTADE 29
5 SNLIEAWHR INHALERS 21 – 6 WASHER SHERWANI 37
6 75 3 5 2 6 3 → 668 667 21 – 16 668
(6 + 3) × 75 − (5 + 2)


47
7 THPQOEUMS MOUTHS 27 – 22 QUOTES METHOS*, MOSQUE, SEPTUM*, TEMPOS*, THUMPS*, TOPHUS*, TOQUES*, UPMOST*, UPSHOT* 53
8 NTIONLAUV NATION 33 – 28 NATION LUNATION* 61
9 25 5 5 9 7 6 → 631 631
5 × 5 × 25 + 6
43 – 28


71
TTT LUSHLACE They don't get a ticket, but they sometimes get a stub. HALLUCES
10 STOIAGYSE STAGES 49 – 34 STAGES GASEOSITY* 89
11 RGNOAURSO GROANS 55 – 40 GROANS GARRONS* 96
12 EIJFSCAUO JUICES 61 – 46 FIASCO FEIJOAS* 103
13 RAEULNCRE NUCLEAR 68 – 46 crueler ☓ CERULEAN, LARCENER* 111
14 75 8 3 9 1 9 → 508 508
(9 − 3 + 1) × 75 − (9 + 8)
78 – 46 516


121
15 SYMPHONIT 78 – 46 HYPNOTISM 131


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