Episode 6597

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Episode 6597 was broadcast on 6 June 2017, as part of Series 76.

James Slater played Pete Grange, with James Slater winning 86 – 53. The Dictionary Corner guest was Jimmy Osmond, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

NOTE: The conundrum had two valid solutions: MOMENTARY and MANOMETRY.

Rounds

Rnd Selection James Slater Score Pete Grange Others Max.
1 NSWEIEPRA repanes ☓ 0 – 6 ASPIRE ENWRAPS*, INWRAPS*, NEWSIER*, PANEERS*, PAWNERS*, PERINEA*, PERINES*, PRASINE*, REPAWNS*, REPINES*, RESPAWN, SPAWNER*, WEANERS*, WEARIES*, WIENERS* 7
2 LNDERODUL UDDER 0 – 13 ROUNDEL UNROLLED 15
3 100 6 9 7 9 1 → 351 351
(100 + 9 + 7 + 1) × (9 − 6)
10 – 13 360


25
TTT FLYDEALER Were Roger's tennis lessons paid for by central government? FEDERALLY
4 KDTEFOBED DOTED 15 – 18 DOTED BODED*, BOKED*, DEKED*, FETED, TOKED* 30
5 GRHMAEILA MAILER 21 – 18 ALAMIRE*, ALMAGRE*, ALMIRAH*, ARGILEH*, GHARIAL, LAIRAGE*, RAILAGE*, REGALIA 37
6 25 8 2 10 2 4 → 549 549
(10 + 8 + 4) × 25 − 2 ÷ 2
31 – 18 548


47
7 SDSOUIATS ASSIST 31 – 25 STUDIOS SADISTS 54
8 LVNUIEBYT UNVEIL 37 – 25 BLUEY UNITELY* 61
9 25 9 1 10 5 3 → 373 374 37 – 35 373
(10 + 5) × 25 − (9 ÷ 3 − 1)


71
TTT CAKEROOMS If you get this, there's one pound in it for you. SMACKEROO
10 RLDAOUEFR FLOURED 44 – 35 FOLDER FOULARD*, ROULADE*, RUDERAL* 78
11 TXTSAEIRA ARTIST 50 – 35 tertia ☓ AETATIS*, ARTIEST*, ARTISTE, ATRESIA*, ATTIRES*, RATITES*, RIATTAS*, SATIATE*, STATERA*, STRIATA*, STRIATE*, TASTIER* 85
12 QSMOETWOS TWOSOMES 58 – 35 MOOSE 93
13 PNREOIETS POINTERS 66 – 43 POINTERS ENTROPIES, INTERPOSE*, TROPEINES* 111
14 25 2 8 7 9 1 → 627 627
(8 + 7 + 9 + 1) × 25 + 2
76 – 53 627
(8 + 7 + 9 + 1) × 25 + 2


121
15 MONEYMART MOMENTARY
(10.25 seconds)
86 – 53 131
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