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Episode 6220

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Episode 6220 was broadcast on 2 October 2015, as part of Series 73.

Matt Le Tissier played David Pople, with Matt Le Tissier winning 86 – 38. The Dictionary Corner guest was Graeme Le Saux, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Matt Le Tissier Score David Pople Others Max.
1 BCCNEAIQW CABIN 5 – 5 CABIN BACNE*, CEIBA*, NAICE*, NIQAB*, WINCE 5
2 LMRDSIOEI soilier ☓ 5 – 5 mortise ☓ IDOLISER* 13
3 100 6 1 5 7 9 → 784 784
(100 + 6 + 5 + 1) × 7
15 – 5 786


23
TTT AMBERGOT Amber got a taste for Earl Grey tea. BERGAMOT
4 RLFAORVER flavorer ☓ 15 – 5 flavorer ☓ OVERFAR* 30
5 LSTAIKLOS STALKS 21 – 11 STALKS ALLOTS, ATOLLS*, OSTIAL*, SILLAK*, SKILLS*, SLASTO*, SLOKAS*, STALLS, STILLS*, TAIKOS*, TALIKS*, TILAKS* 36
6 50 75 25 1 9 8 → 257 258
(9 + 1) × 25 + 8
28 – 18 258
(8 − 75 ÷ 25) × 50 + 9 − 1

RR: 257 = 25 × 9 + 75 − 50 + 8 − 1

46
7 NTDEIHPEB HINTED 34 – 24 HINTED BEHIND*, BETIDE*, ENDITE*, ETHIDE*, HENBIT*, PEINED*, PENEID*, PENIDE*, PIENET*, PITHED, THEINE* 52
8 DNWTNOAEU UNWANTED 42 – 32 UNWANTED UNATONED*, UNWONTED*, WANTONED* 60
9 75 5 9 8 4 10 → 393 393
5 × 75 + 10 + 8
52 – 32 392


70
TTT YEPTEACH The pupil will get much better thanks to this. EYEPATCH
10 SPGMXOIAU AXIOMS 58 – 32 GIMPS AMIGOS*, GUIMPS*, IMAGOS*, MAGOUS*, MAPOUS*, PAUXIS*, PIUMAS* 76
11 TLVEODJIM VIOLET 64 – 38 MOTIVE MOTIVED*, VOMITED* 83
12 RSRTGEAUO OUTRAGES 72 – 38 GREATS OUTRAGERS, SURROGATE 101
13 DPFAEUTPS UPDATES 79 – 38 FEAST ADEPTUS*, PUPATED, PUPATES* 108
14 75 50 100 25 1 10 → 477 476
10 × 50 − 25 + 1
86 – 38 479

RR: 477 = (75 ÷ 25 + 50) × (10 − 1)

118
15 DAUNTNERD 86 – 38 denatured ☓
(22 seconds)
REDUNDANT 128
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