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Episode 7396

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Rachel Riley incorrectly puts up FIESTY on the board.

Episode 7396 was broadcast on 25 November 2020, as part of Series 82.

Leo Smith played Steve Whatmore, with Leo Smith winning 126 – 40. The Dictionary Corner guest was Samira Ahmed, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

As per the previous episode, both Teatime Teasers were lifted from a 2010 episode.

Starting from this episode, shots of Rachel Riley thinking about the numbers in Round 6 is no longer seen, having been replaced with a broad view of both contestants and the clock. Also, in Round 1, she incorrectly spelt Smith's word as FIESTY.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Leo Smith Score Steve Whatmore Others Max.
1 EOIPFTYVS FEISTY 6 – 0 VOTES FITSPO*, PIVOTS, POSTIE*, POTSIE*, SOFTIE*, SOVIET* 6
2 RBAEHKUOD BARKED 12 – 0 horder ☓ HAUBERK* 13
3 75 1 7 1 4 2 → 217 217
(4 − 1) × 75 − 7 − 1
22 – 10 217
(4 − 1) × 75 − 7 − 1


23
TTT GOINFILM Two cars here, but you don't need a driver for this. MINIGOLF
4 TLNIARESO ORIENTALS 40 – 10 TAILORS RELATIONS, ROTALINES*, TENSORIAL* 41
5 IEAWTMJRO WAITER 46 – 16 WAITER MAJORITE 49
6 75 50 3 10 2 8 → 234 234
75 × 3 + 50 ÷ 10 + 8 ÷ 2
56 – 26 234
75 × 3 + (10 + 8) ÷ 2


59
7 UIESGHOLP PLOUGHS 63 – 33 PLOUGHS PISHOGUE* 67
8 TXAIECRNO ANOREXIC 71 – 33 CORNET TANOREXIC 85
9 50 3 10 7 8 1 → 281 280
(50 + 7 − 1) × (8 − 3)
78 – 33 281 ☓

RR: 281 = (50 − 10) × 7 + 1

95
TTT GROOMMAN A well-groomed man might have this on his robe. MONOGRAM
10 DMAETSIGB AGISTED 85 – 33 baisted ☓ MEGABITS 103
11 WFLUOENZC FLOUNCE 92 – 33 CLOWN 110
12 DGLIAOTNS LOADING 99 – 40 LASTING ANTILOGS*, DOGSTAIL 118
13 MPSEAILUN IMPALES 106 – 40 PLUMES IMPANELS*, MANIPLES, SPLENIUM* 126
14 100 1 8 8 3 3 → 586 586
(100 − 1) × (3 + 3) − 8
116 – 40 585


136
15 AFINALACT FANATICAL
(20.25 seconds)
126 – 40 146
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