Episode 6550

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Episode 6550 was broadcast on 29 March 2017, as part of Series 76.

Jeff Clayton played Martin McGrath, with Jeff Clayton winning 81 – 61. The Dictionary Corner guest was Nina Hossain, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Jeff Clayton Score Martin McGrath Others Max.
1 DQUELADCN UNLACED 7 – 0 CANDLE CALQUED*, CANDLED, EDUCAND*, UNLADED* 7
2 DIPREAVTI PRIVATE 14 – 7 PRIVATE PRIVATED 15
3 5 3 4 7 10 6 → 458 456 14 – 14 457
(6 + 3) × 5 × 10 + 7

RR: 458 = (6 × 10 + 5) × 7 + 3

25
TTT TODCARTER He's always making disparaging remarks about my farming equipment. DETRACTOR
4 HEPFOITSE FOIST 14 – 20 FETISH ETHIOPS*, OPHITES*, OPISTHE*, PHOTIES*, POETISE 32
5 LROATONAE taloner ☓ 14 – 20 atoner ☓ AERONAT*, ALATERN*, ORTOLAN 39
6 75 25 7 10 5 10 → 957 957
(75 + 25 − 5) × 10 + 7
24 – 20


49
7 TDUEWARGU GRATED 30 – 20 WAGER AUGURED 56
8 REDSITGUC CRUDITES 38 – 28 CRUDITES CURTSIED* 64
9 75 50 100 6 8 8 → 873 873
100 × 8 + 75 − (8 − 6)
48 – 38 873
100 × 8 + 75 − (8 − 6)


74
TTT HALFGLINT There's half a glint coming through the curtains; it's getting dark. NIGHTFALL
10 NIREBLXIF FIXER 53 – 43 FIBRE ELIXIR, FIBRIL*, FIBRIN*, INLIER*, LINIER* 80
11 LWAESORTA WATERS 59 – 49 TRAWLS ALASTOR*, OESTRAL*, OLESTRA*, TALWARS*, TROWELS, WASTREL 87
12 SILMOPBIL POLLS 64 – 54 BOILS BLIMPS*, LIMBOS, OBIISM*, PLOMBS* 93
13 PREONIMZM pommier ☓ 64 – 54 pommier ☓ PROZINE* 100
14 75 1 4 3 2 4 → 665 666
(75 − 1) × (4 + 3 + 2)
71 – 61 666
(75 − 1) × (4 + 3 + 2)

RR: 665 = ((4 − 1) × 75 − 4) × 3 + 2

110
15 PAINDEPOT APPOINTED
(1.5 seconds)
81 – 61 120
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