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Episode ZD17

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Episode ZD17 was broadcast on 4 June 2020, as part of ZoomDown.

Game 1

Zubair Patel played Stephen Read, with Zubair Patel winning 97 – 81. The Dictionary Corner guest was Elliott Mellor, and the assistants were George Armstrong and Fiona Titcombe.

The host, Paul Anderson, accidentally wrote the conundrum answer rather than the scramble for the first conundrum, resulting in the conundrum being scrapped after 8 seconds (TUTORSTEM --> UTTERMOST).

Rnd Selection Zubair Patel Score Stephen Read Others Max.
1 HWDMEOEEA MEADOW 6 – 6 MEOWED OEDEMA 6
2 HESIRIRON IRONERS 13 – 6 ironiser ☓ HORNIER, HORSIER, INSHORE, IRONIES*, IRONISE*, IRONISH, NOIRISH*, NOISIER, NORRIES*, ROSINER*, SHINIER, SHORNIE* 13
3 25 5 6 9 10 3 → 975 975
(10 × 3 + 9) × 25
23 – 16 975
(10 × 3 + 9) × 25


23
4 SEROLIMOL MILLERS 30 – 23 MILLERS MORELLOS, MORILLOS 31
5 TCXTOOIUR TROUT 35 – 23 uxoric ☓ OCTROI, TRICOT 37
6 4 7 4 5 9 9 → 887 886 35 – 33 887
(7 + 4) × 9 × 9 − 4


47
7 TNMNEOAIT NOMINATE 43 – 41 NOMINATE MENTATION, MONTANITE* 65
8 RONEVESAN REASON 43 – 48 NOVENAS ENSNARE, NERVOSE*, NOSEANE*, OVERSEA 72
9 100 75 50 25 2 3 → 424 425
75 × 3 × 2 − 25
50 – 55 425
(100 + 50) × 3 − 25

RR: 424 = (50 + 3) × 100 ÷ 25 × 2

82
10 SESUNESIF INFUSES 57 – 62 INFUSES FINESSES 90
11 LSBGEAEUT LEAGUES 64 – 69 SUBLATE ABLUTES*, ABUSTLE*, AULETES*, BEAGLES, BELUGAS*, BLAGUES*, BUGLETS*, EAGLETS, ELUATES*, GABLETS*, LEGATES*, TEGULAE*, TELEBUS, TELEGAS*, USEABLE* 97
12 NARATIJAA TRAIN 69 – 74 TRAIN RATANIA 104
13 SDTREEAEP DESPERATE 87 – 74 preseated ☓ 122
14 7 6 4 9 3 1 → 573 567 87 – 81 575
((7 + 3) × 6 + 4) × 9 − 1

RR: 573 = 9 × 7 × 3 × (4 − 1) + 6

132
15 BALDCROOK ROADBLOCK
(8 seconds)
97 – 81 lockboard ☓
(6 seconds)
142


Game 2

Zubair Patel played Elliott Mellor, with Elliott Mellor winning 98 – 70. The Dictionary Corner guest was Stephen Read, and the assistants were George Armstrong and Fiona Titcombe.

Rnd Selection Zubair Patel Score Elliott Mellor Others Max.
1 GCCPIIELE PIECE 0 – 6 GICLEE CILICE*, ELEGIC*, GILPIE*, ICICLE 6
2 OUITXDREE ETOURDIE 8 – 14 ETOURDIE 14
3 50 25 5 3 8 10 → 366 366
(50 − 3) × 8 − 10
18 – 24 366
(50 − 3) × 8 − 10


24
4 EOATTTRAE ROTATE 24 – 30 ROTATE AERATE, TEETAR, TETTER, TOTARA*, TOTTER 30
5 PMSMUAURE SPAMMER 31 – 30 EMPUSA SUPERMUM, SUPREMUM 38
6 8 7 3 4 5 5 → 486 487 31 – 40 486
(8 × 7 + 3 − 5) × (5 + 4)


48
7 LSBNEOISO LESIONS 38 – 47 LESIONS OBELIONS 56
8 EUECHLNAE LAUNCH 44 – 53 UNLACE ACHENE*, AUNCEL*, CANULE, CHELAE*, ENLACE, LAUNCE, NECHEE, NUCHAL 62
9 100 25 5 5 7 4 → 262 262
(100 − 25 − 7) × 4 − 5 − 5
54 – 63 262
(100 − 25 − 7) × 4 − 5 − 5


72
10 IAEWMPSAE swampie ☓ 54 – 70 MAPWISE 79
11 QKNSAEAOI oakies ☓ 54 – 76 NEOSIA AIKONA*, AKOIAS*, ENOKIS*, KINASE*, KOINES*, NAIEOS*, NOAKES 85
12 AUORDLYOA DOLOUR 60 – 82 DOLOUR ADORAL, DOURLY, RADULA 91
13 TTFTOAIOZ footitt ☓ 60 – 88 TATTOO 97
14 25 5 7 4 8 7 → 262 262
(25 × 5 − 8) × 4 + 7 ÷ 7
70 – 98 262
((8 + 4) × 5 + 7) × 7


107
15 UNMARVOLO 70 – 98 MONOVULAR 117


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