Episode 6580

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Episode 6580 was broadcast on 11 May 2017, as part of Series 76.

Stephen Read played Alan Jefferson, with Stephen Read winning 131 – 21. The Dictionary Corner guest was Mark Austin, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

NOTE: In Round 1, Jefferson was not asked to spell his word; therefore, he may have intended the word REEDS rather than READS.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Stephen Read Score Alan Jefferson Others Max.
1 RKAEDOPES PRESOAKED 18 – 0 READS 18
2 TPAETIRHE ITERATE 25 – 0 pertier ☓ PEERTITH*, PERTHITE* 26
3 100 75 3 9 6 8 → 669 669
9 × 75 − 6
35 – 0 670


36
TTT RACERSPED The racer sped off when he realised he was in trouble. SCARPERED
4 VTOUFZABE ABOUT 40 – 5 ABOUT ABOVE, BEAUT, BOEUF*, BUTEO*, FOVEA*, OVATE* 41
5 STIESALET SALTIEST 48 – 5 SETTLES AILETTES* 49
6 50 4 7 5 8 2 → 597 597
(8 + 4) × 50 − (5 − 2)
58 – 5 597 ☓


59
7 SXAODEGIF OXIDASE 65 – 5 FADES 66
8 CTEORABOR REACTOR 72 – 5 CRATER ABORTER*, AEROBOT*, BRACERO*, CREATOR, REBATOR* 73
9 75 100 5 4 7 9 → 794 794
(100 + 4) × 7 − 9 + 75
82 – 5 795


83
TTT TRIEDBEST The family tried their best to live here, but it was just too small. BEDSITTER
10 LNAOMEPAT MALONATE 90 – 5 PLANET PLATEMAN* 91
11 LGIADITER DIGERATI 98 – 5 litigate ☓ 99
12 SNIERNOQI IRONISE 105 – 5 SINNER INOSINE*, IONISER*, IRONIES*, NOISIER 106
13 CDUERAVEO CARVED 111 – 11 EVADER COUVADE, COVERED*, OVERDUE* 113
14 25 1 4 6 7 2 → 142 142
6 × 25 − 4 × 2
121 – 21 142
6 × 25 − (7 + 1)


123
15 HEADYSLAM ASHAMEDLY
(1.5 seconds)
131 – 21 133
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