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Episode 7256

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Episode 7256 was broadcast on 5 February 2020, as part of Series 82.

John Barlow played Alan Byers, with John Barlow winning 99 – 55. The Dictionary Corner guest was Prue Leith, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection John Barlow Score Alan Byers Others Max.
1 NORDAETNW WARDEN 6 – 6 WANTED DANEWORT, DOWNRATE, TEARDOWN*, WANTONED*, WANTONER* 8
2 TTVIEOLUT OUTLIVE 13 – 6 VIOLET OVULITE* 15
3 75 5 5 4 1 3 → 839 837
(5 + 5 + 1) × 75 + 4 × 3
20 – 6

RR: 839 = 4 × 3 × (75 − 5) − 1

25
TTT FOURSLEEP Four can sleep in this tent easily; it's so peaceful and relaxing. REPOSEFUL
4 HPDIEABES BIPEDS 26 – 12 ABIDES APHIDES, BEHEADS* 32
5 TIKSELCAD SLACKED 33 – 19 TICKLES CITADELS, DIALECTS, STICKLED* 40
6 75 2 9 9 1 5 → 194 194
75 × 2 + 9 × 5 − 1
43 – 19 188


50
7 MESOYANRF FOREMAN 50 – 26 MOANERS ROMNEYAS* 58
8 QFOESITNO FESTOON 57 – 33 FESTOON FOOTIES, FOOTSIE*, OOFIEST*, TOONIES* 65
9 25 3 1 10 7 8 → 974 975
(10 × (7 − 3) − 1) × 25
64 – 33

RR: 974 = (25 × 3 − 10) × (7 + 8) − 1

75
TTT GONERUSTY She's not gone rusty yet; she's still a spring chicken. YOUNGSTER
10 WRNIEUPIR PUNIER 70 – 39 UNRIPE PIRNIE*, PIRRIE*, PRUNER*, PURINE*, PURIRI*, RIPIER*, RUINER*, WINIER*, WIRIER* 81
11 HORAVELGI LOVAGE 76 – 39 overlag ☓ ALGIVORE* 89
12 RNSAEANIC SCANNER 83 – 39 crannies ☓7 ACARINES*, CANARIES, CRANNIES 97
13 TUJMOEGCA OUTAGE 89 – 45 OUTAGE ACETUM*, MOTUCA*, MOUGAT*, MUCATE*, MUTAGE* 103
14 75 8 3 2 5 6 → 675 675
(8 + 3 − 2) × 75
99 – 55 675
(6 + 3) × 75


113
15 MENINMARS 99 – 55 mariners ☓
(3 seconds)
MANNERISM 123
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