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Episode 7280

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Episode 7280 was broadcast on 10 March 2020, as part of Series 82.

Steve Agace played Ann Rose, with Steve Agace winning 86 – 64. The Dictionary Corner guest was Jeremy Thompson, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

NOTE: Agace was not asked to spell his word in Round 2 and may have intended the word WAIST rather than WASTE. Rose was asked to declare first in the odd-numbered Round 13.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Steve Agace Score Ann Rose Others Max.
1 TVIARCORO VICTOR 6 – 6 CARROT ORATORIC* 8
2 HFAETSIWE WASTE 6 – 12 FETISH AFTIES*, FAITHS, FASTIE*, FEWEST*, FIESTA*, SAITHE*, SITHEE*, SWATHE, WESTIE*, WHEATS*, WHIFTS*, WHITES*, WITHES* 14
3 75 50 3 4 5 1 → 710 703
(5 + 4 + 1) × 75 − 50 + 3
11 – 12 700

RR: 710 = (75 − 4) × 50 ÷ 5

24
TTT WELSHNOSE It sounds like Bob's in a total state of unity. WHOLENESS
4 TCEIRLOTU CLUTTER 18 – 19 CORTILE TOREUTIC* 32
5 ZSEAMPOUT STUMP 23 – 24 ATOMS APOZEMS*, MAZOUTS*, MAZUTES*, TOPAZES* 39
6 50 9 6 3 2 10 → 256 256
50 ÷ 2 × 10 + 6
33 – 34 256
(2 + 3) × 50 + 6


49
7 SNLEAETDV SLANTED 40 – 41 LEANEST ENSLAVED, LEVANTED* 57
8 WCOAFJEBA FACE 44 – 45 FACE ABAC*, BOWF*, CAFE* 61
9 100 75 5 8 4 10 → 979 980
100 × 10 − 4 × 5
51 – 45 977

RR: 979 = (8 + 5) × 75 + 4

71
TTT KISSTROUT If you reside in this part of the city, you could be living on the edge. OUTSKIRTS
10 NPEORNUOT UNOPEN 51 – 52 PRONOUN NEUTRON, NORTENO*, PRENOUN*, TROPONE*, UNPRONE* 78
11 DSAEYRIAD DREADS 57 – 58 RAISED DARESAY*, DAYSIDE*, RADDIES* 85
12 NROEDXIEC IRONED 63 – 58 DECOR EXOCRINE*, RECOINED* 93
13 HAUGOIRNC RACING 69 – 64 CARING CHURINGA*, NURAGHIC*, ROACHING 101
14 100 4 3 3 4 9 → 737 736
(3 + 4) × 100 + 4 × 9
76 – 64 737 ☓

RR: 737 = (4 + 3) × (100 + 4) + 9

111
15 DARNWATER WARRANTED
(15.75 seconds)
86 – 64 121
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