Episode 6585

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Episode 6585 was broadcast on 18 May 2017, as part of Series 76.

Amber Cotton played Florence Forbes, with Amber Cotton winning 77 – 61. The Dictionary Corner guest was Chris Hollins, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

NOTE: For reasons unknown, Cotton was asked to declare her word first in the even-numbered Round 10 (though Forbes's length declaration was first).

Rounds

Rnd Selection Amber Cotton Score Florence Forbes Others Max.
1 ROLARKUNO RURAL 5 – 0 LARK KORONA, KOROUA*, KORUNA*, KRONOR*, KRONUR* 6
2 RCSEILEML MILLERS 12 – 0 CRIMES MICELLES*, REMICLES*, SMELLIER 14
3 100 3 9 4 4 10 → 770 770
(100 + 10) × (3 + 4)
22 – 10 770
(100 + 10) × (3 + 4)


24
TTT CHORUSPIT The dawn chorus often contains songs of this type. COURTSHIP
4 NGGIAERWM GEARING 29 – 17 WEARING WAGERING 32
5 BUTRIQOAM ABOUT 34 – 17 TRAM TAMBOUR 39
6 50 100 4 6 10 7 → 676 674 34 – 24 675
(6 + 7) × 50 + 100 ÷ 4

RR: 676 = 7 × 100 − 4 × 6

49
7 DUMTEIVSO VOMITED 41 – 31 OUTSIDE DEVIOUS*, MITOSED*, MODISTE*, MOISTED*, MOTIVED*, MOTIVES*, OUTVIED*, OUTVIES*, TEDIOUS, TIMEOUS*, VOIDEST*, VOMITUS* 56
8 DIHENTCIE INCITED 48 – 31 HINTED INDICTEE* 64
9 50 100 4 9 2 7 → 744 744
7 × 100 + 50 − 4 − 2
58 – 41 744
7 × 100 + 50 − 4 − 2


74
TTT OCTETKISS The man is well-built; he's very beefy indeed. STOCKIEST
10 LTSOIEXNU EXTOLS 64 – 47 EXTOLS ELUTIONS*, OUTLINES 82
11 FEWAFRELE WAFFLER 71 – 47 RAFFLE WELFARE* 89
12 TSTAUAHTE ATTEST 77 – 47 TASTE HASTATE*, HAUTEST*, STATUTE, TAUTEST* 96
13 PONASYEPI OPINES 77 – 54 NAPPIES PEPINOS*, PINESAP*, PINSAPO* 103
14 7 4 2 9 4 10 → 316 313 77 – 61 318
(7 × 4 + 4) × 10 − 2

RR: 316 = (7 × 10 + 9) × 4

113
15 AGREEMINE 77 – 61 MENAGERIE 123
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