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Episode 7401

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Episode 7401 was broadcast on 2 December 2020, as part of Series 82.

Leo Smith played Nicola Newton, with Leo Smith winning 96 – 93. The Dictionary Corner guest was Nina Wadia, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

The Teatime Teasers for this episode were lifted from Episode 5019.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Leo Smith Score Nicola Newton Others Max.
1 OEIMKDTAR MEDIATOR 8 – 8 MEDIATOR TIDEMARK* 8
2 NGSOUECTA OUTAGES 15 – 15 OUTAGES COGNATES* 16
3 25 100 50 75 9 2 → 727 727
75 × 9 + 50 + 2
25 – 25 727
75 × 9 + 50 + 2


26
TTT SCARYSET Emotional in a theatrical sort of way. ACTRESSY
4 RDBIEOSXL SOLDIER 32 – 32 SOLDIER BOILERS, BOLIDES*, BORIDES*, BRIDLES*, BROILED, DISROBE, LIBEROS*, OXBIRDS, REBOILS*, SOLIDER* 33
5 AIEPCRUWG PACIER 38 – 38 PACIER APERCU*, CAGIER*, EARWIG, GAWPER 39
6 75 4 9 10 2 2 → 666 666
(75 − 2 ÷ 2) × 9
48 – 48 666
(75 − 2 ÷ 2) × 9


49
7 NSLIAIOYH LIAISON 55 – 55 LIAISON LINHAYS*, NOISILY*, OILYISH*, SHINILY* 56
8 RPFEOASGN ORANGES 62 – 62 FORAGES PARENGOS*, PROFANES* 64
9 6 10 10 3 9 3 → 411 411
(10 − 3) × 6 × 10 − 9
72 – 62 412


74
TTT SUESMITH To all the Sue Smiths out there, peas be with you. MUSHIEST
10 DHPEIACBJ aphide ☓ 72 – 67 BEACH EDAPHIC*, PEDICAB* 81
11 UEORNSALM ALMONERS 80 – 67 SOLEMN ENAMOURS*, MELANOUS*, MENSURAL*, NEUROMAS*, NUMERALS, RAMULOSE*, ROMULEAS* 89
12 WRTIEOVSM WORMIEST 88 – 75 WORMIEST MISWROTE*, OVERSWIM, REVOMITS*, VOMITERS* 97
13 RFLAEOAST FLOATERS 96 – 83 FLOATERS REFLOATS 105
14 6 10 9 5 6 3 → 865 96 – 83

RR: 865 = ((6 + 9) × 6 − 3) × 10 − 5

115
15 LARGEHIND 96 – 93 HERALDING
(2.75 seconds)
125
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