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Episode ZD25

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Episode ZD25 was broadcast on 2 July 2020, as part of ZoomDown.

Game 1

Conor Travers played Jack Hurst, with Conor Travers winning 116 − 89. The Dictionary Corner guest was Tom Chafer-Cook, and the lexicographer was George Armstrong with Fiona Titcombe operating the technical aspects.

Rnd Selection Conor Travers Score Jack Hurst Others Max.
1 VBDEUENRR VERDURE 7 – 7 ENDURER REBURDEN 8
2 NQTAIEYUO EQUATION 15 – 15 EQUATION 16
3 25 2 5 4 10 3 → 827 827
(10 + 5 − 4) × 3 × 25 + 2
25 – 25 827
(10 + 5 − 4) × 3 × 25 + 2


26
4 SGTIEAPTL LETTIGAS 33 – 25 pilates ☓ 34
5 STNOEEDIG INGESTED 41 – 33 EGOTISED EGESTION 42
6 100 25 4 9 5 4 → 798 800 41 – 40 799
9 × 100 − 4 × 25 − (5 − 4)

RR: 798 = (100 − 4 − 4) × 9 − 5 − 25

52
7 MDSIEOSTH ETHMOIDS 49 – 48 ETHMOIDS MODISTES, MOHSITES 60
8 TMRAEIJEO MAJORITE 57 – 48 EMIRATE 68
9 100 6 5 8 3 10 → 702 702
(10 − 3) × 100 + 8 − 6
67 – 58 702
(10 − 3) × 100 + 8 − 6


78
10 DMSUIACEO ACEDIOUS 75 – 66 EDACIOUS 86
11 TGBIAINUR BRUITING 83 – 66 arbiting ☓ 94
12 LFZOEADUA FOULED 89 – 72 LOAFED AEFAULD 101
13 TVNOIEHMS MOHSITE 96 – 79 MOISTEN HISTONE, HOMIEST, MISNOTE, MOHSINE, MOTIVES, VETOISM 108
14 5 4 4 1 8 7 → 241 241
5 × 8 × (7 − 1) + 4 ÷ 4
106 – 89 241
(7 − 4 ÷ 4) × 5 × 8 + 1


118
15 IDLEFOXES SEXFOILED
(1.5 seconds)
116 – 89 128


Game 2

Conor Travers played Tom Chafer-Cook, with Conor Travers winning 120 − 83. The Dictionary Corner guest was Jack Hurst, and the lexicographer was George Armstrong with Fiona Titcombe operating the technical aspects.

Rnd Selection Conor Travers Score Tom Chafer-Cook Others Max.
1 PNSEAOQNO PANNOSE 7 – 7 PANNOSE 7
2 FNRUEODIL URNFIELD 15 – 15 FLOUNDER FLUORIDE, FLUORINE, REUNFOLD, UNRIFLED 15
3 100 75 50 25 1 2 → 960 950
((2 + 1) × 3 × 100) + 50
20 – 20 950
((2 + 1) × 3 × 100) + 50

RR: 962 = (75 × 25 + 50 − 1) ÷ 2

22
4 TPCUAOHEN CENOTAPH 28 – 28 CENOTAPH 30
5 ZRREAOXSN SERRANO 35 – 35 SERRANO 37
6 100 5 2 10 2 1 → 749 749
(100 ÷ 2) × (10 + 5) − 1
45 – 45 749
(100 ÷ 2) × (10 + 5) − 1


47
7 GGRIEANFO REGGIANO 53 – 53 FORAGING GEORGINA 55
8 MSCEIUTIH CHEMIST 60 – 53 CUTIES ETHICISM 63
9 100 75 50 25 3 9 → 563 563
(100 − 75) × 25 − 50 − 3 − 9
70 – 53 560


73
10 MCPAIEGDL DECIMAL 77 – 60 MEDICAL CAMELID, CLAIMED, CLAMPED, DECLAIM, GLAMPED, IMPALED, IMPLEAD, MEDIGAP, PELADIC, PELAGIC, PELAMID 80
11 RTSEAUDIL RESIDUAL 85 – 68 DILUTERS ADULTERS, LARDIEST, REDTAILS, STUDLIER 88
12 RTBEEEDOM METERED 92 – 75 REMOTED RETOMBED 96
13 MSVEIOLEN NOVELISE 100 – 83 MESOLINE NOVELISM 104
14 100 50 25 2 3 5 → 616 616
(50 + 25 + 2) × (3 + 5)
110 – 83 615


114
15 TOMNCONYR CONTRONYM
(2 seconds)
120 – 83 124


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