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Episode 6382

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Episode 6382 was broadcast on 22 June 2016, and was the first semi-final of Series 74.

Paul Erdunast played Conrad Teixeira, with Paul Erdunast winning 118 – 91. The Dictionary Corner guest was Dr Phil Hammond, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Round 10's offering of ORTHIAN was spotted by Erdunast shortly after the round was over. When showing this to Teixeira, Hammond commended the pair for playing the game with great sportsmanship.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Paul Erdunast Score Conrad Teixeira Others Max.
1 PSIELQANU SPANIEL 7 – 7 ALPINES INSULAE*, PASQUIL*, PAULINS*, PEQUIAS*, PINEALS*, PLAQUES, SPLENIA*, UNPILES*, UNPLIES* 7
2 RNGDAOIEW ORGANDIE 15 – 15 ORGANDIE DOWERING* 15
3 100 4 6 5 10 2 → 141 141
4 × 10 + 6 − 5 + 100
25 – 25 141
4 × 10 + 6 − 5 + 100


25
TTT SAMHOPED Sam hoped his hair would thicken like the other boys'. MOPHEADS
4 SLRTAIAOU RITUALS 32 – 32 SLIOTAR ALASTOR*, AROUSAL*, AUSTRAL*, LARIATS*, ORALIST*, OUTSAIL*, ROSALIA*, ROTULAS*, SAUTOIR, SOLARIA*, SOLATIA*, TAILORS* 32
5 VTEADMIOR MEDIATOR 40 – 40 MEDIATOR ADMOTIVE*, DEVIATOR 40
6 4 6 10 3 8 9 → 785 784
(9 × 8 + 6) × 10 + 4
47 – 40 783

RR: 785 = (8 + 9) × (4 × 10 + 6) + 3

50
7 YSEATLURO ROSULATE 55 – 48 ROSULATE AUTOLYSE*, OESTRUAL*, UROSTYLE* 58
8 BNCSIUEAX CABINS 61 – 54 CABINS ACINUS*, AUXINS*, AXENIC*, CASEIN*, CEIBAS*, INCASE*, INCUSE*, NABIES*, SABICU*, UNCASE*, UNISEX, USANCE*, XENIAS* 64
9 25 4 7 10 2 1 → 733 733
(25 + 1) × 4 × 7 + 10 ÷ 2
71 – 64 733
(25 + 1) × 4 × 7 + 10 ÷ 2


74
TTT SAMCITES Sam cites this as a reason for his employment problems. CASTEISM
10 RHNTIAOIA RATION 77 – 70 RATION ATHANOR*, ORTHIAN 81
11 RDEOTMEUG GROUTED 84 – 77 GROUTED GOURMET, REMOTED* 88
12 PGTHIAOIK KATIPO 90 – 83 KATIPO PATIKI*, PITHOI* 94
13 DMAOLSEIL MODALISE 98 – 91 MODALISE MELODIAS*, SLALOMED* 102
14 25 50 100 75 5 6 → 213 213
(100 × 50 + 75 × 6) ÷ 25 − 5
108 – 91 212


112
15 IRUINPALS SPIRULINA
(8.5 seconds)
118 – 91 122
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