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Episode 7255

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Episode 7255 was broadcast on 4 February 2020, as part of Series 82.

John Barlow played Craig Macauley, with John Barlow winning 90 – 56. The Dictionary Corner guest was Prue Leith, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection John Barlow Score Craig Macauley Others Max.
1 SUMARDECO COMRADES 8 – 8 COMRADES CAROUSED, DECORUMS*, MERCADOS*, RACEMOUS* 8
2 EAUORBSRG BROGUES 15 – 8 bargers ☓ GOBURRAS* 16
3 25 75 8 3 8 5 → 381 380
5 × 75 + 8 − 3
22 – 8 391

RR: 381 = 5 × 75 + 25 − 8 − 8 − 3

26
TTT ANFIELDIS Anfield is a better place to watch football than Old Trafford at the moment; I think this argument is settled. FINALISED
4 EAIOWMPCF WIMP 26 – 12 CAMP COWPEA*, PEACOW*, POMACE 32
5 DATIYENLA daintly ☓ 26 – 18 TAILED DENTALIA* 40
6 7 9 4 9 10 1 → 277 277
(4 − 1) × 9 × 10 + 7
36 – 18 279


50
7 FIRJEDIRC CRIED 41 – 23 FIRED DEIFIC*, DICIER, FERRIC 56
8 LNTHOAEOG LENGTH 47 – 29 LENGTH ETHANOL, HALOGEN*, LOGHTAN*, TANGELO* 63
9 75 9 9 3 6 8 → 787 786
(75 + 3) × (9 + 9 − 8) + 6
54 – 29 789

RR: 786/788 Best: 787 = (75 × (9 × 8 − 9) − 3) ÷ 6

73
TTT DANCEALOT All the evidence was based on his own account without any irrefutable facts. ANECDOTAL
10 SSREXIEPK EXPRESS 61 – 36 EXPRESS EXPIRES, PESKIER*, PRESSIE, PREXIES* 80
11 NIGSRAMVO SOARING 68 – 43 MARGINS MORINGAS*, ORGANISM* 88
12 LRTUENZAE RELATE 74 – 49 NATURE ALTERNE, ENTERAL*, ETERNAL*, NEUTRAL 95
13 MINQESCAS MINCES 80 – 49 caseins ☓ AMNESICS 103
14 100 3 9 2 9 5 → 765 763 80 – 56 766
(100 + 9) × (9 − 2) + 3

RR: 765 = (100 ÷ 2 + 9 ÷ 9) × 5 × 3

113
15 TICKBEGUN BUCKETING
(2.5 seconds)
90 – 56 123
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