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Episode 7430

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Episode 7430 was broadcast on 26 January 2021, as part of Series 83.

James Cope played Martyn Pegram, with James Cope winning 89 – 66. The presenter was Colin Murray, the Dictionary Corner guest was Prue Leith, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection James Cope Score Martyn Pegram Others Max.
1 MBDEILTAO BLOATED 7 – 7 BLOATED ADMOBILE 8
2 NRPUEACGI creaping ☓ 7 – 13 RACING CAPERING, PANURGIC*, REPACING* 16
3 25 50 2 4 8 6 → 411 412
50 × 8 + 4 + 6​ + 2
14 – 20 410
50 × 8 + 4 + 6​

RR: 411 = 50 × 2 × 4 + 25 − 8 − 6

26
TTT SOAPLADY Spends lots of money on excess baggage, perhaps? PAYLOADS
4 SFRYEOALM LOAFERS 21 – 20 MAYORS AMYLOSE*, FEMORAL*, FLAMERS*, FLAYERS*, FORMALS, MARLEYS*, MARLOES*, OYAMELS*, RAMFLES*, RAMOLES* 33
5 HSGUILOEN HOUSING 28 – 27 HOUSING HOUSELING 51
6 100 8 5 8 10 2 → 347 350
(8 ÷ 8 + 2) × 100 + 5 × 10
35 – 27 350 ☓

RR: 347 = 8 ÷ 2 × (100 − 10) − 8 − 5​

61
7 WPTMAINRE PAINTER 42 – 34 PAINTER EMPTAIN*, MERANTI*, MINARET, NAPTIME*, PERTAIN*, PRIMATE*, RAIMENT*, REPAINT, TAWNIER*, TINWARE*, WARTIME, WIREMAN*, WIRETAP* 68
8 SVFOIESWT WISEST 48 – 34 VIEWS SOFTIES, SOVIETS, STOVIES*, SWIVETS* 75
9 75 50 9 3 1 5 → 700 700
(9 + 5)​ × 50
58 – 44 700
(75 − 5) × (9 + 1)​


85
TTT CATCOAST Depressed, but not for very long. STACCATO
10 AOURNSJBI abjoins ☓ 58 – 50 BRAINS JABRONIS* 93
11 MHTEIOGRN MOTHERING 76 – 50 REHOMING 111
12 AEOKXDPRG GROPED 82 – 56 PARKED GEOPARK 118
13 AIEDSTCRN CRETINS 89 – 56 candiest ☓ DICENTRAS 136
14 6 1 10 4 8 5 → 858 89 – 56

RR: 858 = (8 + 5) × (10 + 1) × 6​

146
15 INTOMANIA 89 – 66 ANIMATION
(3.5 seconds)
156
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