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Episode 7353

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Episode 7353 was broadcast on 25 September 2020, as part of Series 82.

Des Cooper played Chris Johnston, with Chris Johnston winning 93 – 65. The Dictionary Corner guest was Richard Digance, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Des Cooper Score Chris Johnston Others Max.
1 CPLIOECMW MICE 0 – 7 COMPILE POLEMIC 7
2 GYANEATTI EATING 6 – 13 EATING AGATINE*, AGITANT*, AGITATE* 14
3 50 9 5 7 4 6 → 964 6 – 20 962
(6 + 4 + 9) × 50 + 7 + 5

RR: 964 = (50 × 5 − 9) × 4

24
TTT TIDYPAIRS Both pairs were very tidy, but one was much bigger than the other DISPARITY
4 HROMEGINA HEARING 6 – 28 REHOMING HOMARINE*, HOMERING* 32
5 PVNVOEUAR PROVEN 12 – 34 PROVEN PARVENU, PRENOVA*, PROVVUN* 39
6 50 4 9 10 5 10 → 718 719
(10 + 4) × 50 + 10 + 9
19 – 34 720

RR: 718 = (10 + 4) × 50 + 10 ÷ 5 × 9

49
7 MDTGIEOFA GIFTED 25 – 40 MIDGET GAMETOID* 57
8 KIDTEAYTS skitted ☓ 25 – 46 KITTED DAYSETT*, DIKTATS*, DYKIEST*, SADITTY*, SATIETY 64
9 75 3 5 5 10 1 → 998 998
(75 + 1) × (10 + 3) + 5 + 5
35 – 46 999


74
TTT TUBSDAIRY Small tubs of dairy ice-cream at the cinema were £5 each; it's ridiculous! ABSURDITY
10 TLTIEBOAS BOTTLES 42 – 53 BATTLES TOTALISE* 82
11 CDTIUEJNO NOTICED 49 – 60 JOINTED EDUCTION 90
12 ZNAERNRIS SINNER 49 – 67 RAINERS RANINES*, RANNIES* 97
13 SFXDOAIOL FLOODS 55 – 73 FLOODS SIXFOLD 104
14 75 8 10 3 4 9 → 519 519
(75 − 10) × 8 − (4 − 3)
65 – 83 519
75 × 8 − (10 − 4 + 3) × 9


114
15 OHHESLOUD 65 – 93 HOUSEHOLD
(4 seconds)
124
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