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Episode 7249

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Episode 7249 was broadcast on 27 January 2020, as part of Series 82.

Nick MacCarthy-Morrogh played Thomas Leeming, with Thomas Leeming winning 61 – 57. The Dictionary Corner guest was Dan Walker, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Nick MacCarthy-Morrogh Score Thomas Leeming Others Max.
1 WGSAEOPLU PLAGUES 7 – 0 PULSE LOWAGES*, PLOGUES*, PLUSAGE* 7
2 TNDEIACSH HANDIEST 15 – 8 HANDIEST ASTHENIC*, CHAINSET*, CHANTIES*, DISTANCE*, ECHIDNAS*, SNATCHED*, SNITCHED*, STANCHED* 15
3 100 50 75 1 9 4 → 838 832
(100 + 4) × (9 − 1)
20 – 8 846

RR: 838 = (100 + 1) × 9 + 4 − 75

25
TTT HITTARGET If you're in deep water, these will help you to land. TRAGHETTI
4 DSBOEURLT DOUBTERS 28 – 16 BOULDERS DOUBLERS*, DOUBLETS*, OBTRUDES, REDOUBTS*, TROUBLED, TROUBLES* 33
5 NMTEIOLFE motife ☓ 28 – 16 MELONITE, MOLINETE* 41
6 75 10 9 1 7 8 → 409 28 – 21 402
(75 − 8) × (7 − 1)

RR: 409 = (75 − (9 + 1 + 8)) × 7 + 10

51
7 XRDPUEARO UPROAR 28 – 28 PROUDER 58
8 QSNIEORVE VERSION 35 – 28 EVERSION, RENOVISE* 66
9 25 75 100 10 3 7 → 599 35 – 35 600
100 × 7 − (75 + 25)

RR: 599 = (75 + 10) × 7 + 100 ÷ 25

76
TTT SAWHEATER These birds sound like they're crying a little in Scotland. WHEATEARS
10 STMAUORNI MATRONS 42 – 42 MATRONS MAINOURS*, MANITOUS*, NATURISM*, RAINOUTS, ROMAUNTS*, TINAMOUS* 84
11 DCWEAIYRA waider ☓ 42 – 47 WEARY DAYCARE*, DAYWEAR, RACEWAY, RIDEWAY* 91
12 STREIARVC RACIEST 49 – 54 CARRIES ERRATICS* 99
13 NNREOALSP PLANNERS 57 – 54 SPANNER PERSONAL, PSORALEN* 107
14 100 9 6 1 4 4 → 743 741 57 – 61 744
(100 − 6) × (9 − 1) − 4 − 4

RR: 743 = (100 − 6) × (4 + 4) − 9

117
15 TRADECERT attracted ☓
(18.25 seconds)
57 – 61 RETRACTED 127
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