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Episode 7390

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Episode 7390 was broadcast on 17 November 2020, as part of Series 82.

Martyn Simpson played Kevin Hackett, with Martyn Simpson winning 110 – 69. The Dictionary Corner guest was Rufus Hound, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

This episode featured the last nine-letter Teatime Teasers, reverting to eight letters from the following episode.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Martyn Simpson Score Kevin Hackett Others Max.
1 RNLEAOEXT EXTERNAL 8 – 0 RELATE 8
2 NSANIWPET PANTIES 15 – 7 PANTIES PANTINES*, PENATINS* 16
3 25 100 75 50 7 5 → 463 463
(100 − 7) × 5 − 50 ÷ 25
25 – 7 463 ☓


26
TTT ONECIRCLE Restore relations with one of your circle of friends. RECONCILE
4 GSIVATRET GRAVEST 32 – 14 GRAVIES VIRGATES 34
5 GCSOAEMLS SOCAGE 38 – 14 cogless ☓ GLOSSAE*, MASCLES*, MESCALS*, MOGASES*, MOLASSE, SOLACES* 41
6 100 8 6 2 7 8 → 433 433
(100 + 8) × 8 ÷ 2 + 7 − 6
48 – 24 433
(6 − 2) × (100 + 8) + 8 − 7


51
7 RZSAOEUDR AROUSED 55 – 24 ardours ☓ ADORERS*, ARRODES*, DROSERA*, RAZORED*, ROADERS* 58
8 NWALGEIRD WRANGLED 63 – 32 WRANGLED DANGLIER*, DRAGLINE*, DRAWLING, RELADING* 66
9 75 100 50 25 10 9 → 453 453
50 × 9 + 75 ÷ 25
73 – 42 453
50 × 9 + 75 ÷ 25


76
TTT ISNOTVERY The man is not very relaxed, in fact, he's fraught with this. NERVOSITY
10 KRLOENBIT BLINKER 80 – 49 BLINKER BORNITE*, INKBLOT*, RETINOL*, RIETBOK*, ROBINET*, TINKLER* 83
11 NFRAEIGTD GRADIENT 88 – 57 REDATING INGRAFTED 101
12 CYEPUFDIB EDIFY 93 – 62 EDIFY BICEP*, BIPED*, CEBID*, CUBED, CUPID*, DEIFY, DICEY*, PICEY*, PUBIC, PUDIC* 106
13 HTNOIERMD THORNED 100 – 69 THRONED THERMION 114
14 9 7 8 7 4 4 → 969 960 ☓ 100 – 69

RR: 969 = (7 × 7 + 8) × (9 + 4 + 4)

124
15 MARTINPIG IMPARTING
(2.75 seconds)
110 – 69 134
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