Episode 6600

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Episode 6600 was broadcast on 9 June 2017, as part of Series 76.

James Slater played Ben Elliott, with James Slater winning 72 – 59. The Dictionary Corner guest was June Sarpong, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.


Rounds

Rnd Selection James Slater Score Ben Elliott Others Max.
1 NFRDOAEIL frailed ☓ 0 – 6 FRIEND FIRENADO*, FORELAND 8
2 STWUEOIDR ROWDIEST 8 – 6 STOWED ETOURDIS*, OUTRIDES*, OUTSIDER, RIDEOUTS, WIDEOUTS*, WORDIEST* 16
3 25 1 7 1 4 6 → 727 727
(25 + 1) × 7 × 4 − 1
18 – 6 726


26
TTT FOULNOISE It sounds like the monk was involved in crime. FELONIOUS
4 SDNSUAIAG SANDS 23 – 11 DINGS AUDINGS*, IGUANAS, SUDSING* 33
5 RPLMIUALE PALLIER 30 – 11 PLURAL PLUMERIA* 41
6 50 100 75 25 6 7 → 509 507
6 × 100 − 75 − 25 + 7
37 – 18 507
6 × 100 − 75 − 25 + 7

RR: 509 = (100 ÷ 25 + 75) × 7 + 6 − 50

51
7 XDRAOAUGN AROUND 43 – 24 GROUND AGROUND, ONAGRAD* 58
8 LDQSIOUIT QUILTS 43 – 31 LIQUIDS 65
9 75 9 6 7 4 1 → 786 789 43 – 38 784
(9 + 1) × 75 + 4 × 7 + 6

RR: 786 = (9 + 1) × (7 − 4 + 75) + 6

75
TTT OLDSTATUE The statue was old, but it survived longer than the rest. OUTLASTED
10 SNBFEAITE BENEFITS 51 – 38 beaniest ☓ BETAINES* 83
11 MCTSIOEPU COMPUTES 59 – 38 IMPOST POSTICUM* 91
12 TWHVIEOCR WITHER 65 – 44 WHITER CHEVIOT*, EVICTOR*, OVERHIT, ROWTHIE*, THEORIC*, WOTCHER* 98
13 TMNSIAEMH STAMEN 65 – 52 HAMMIEST ANTHEMIS*, MISMEANT* 106
14 100 50 25 75 6 9 → 230 231
25 × 9 + 6
72 – 59 229
(9 − 6) × 75 + 100 ÷ 25

RR: 230 = 50 × 6 − 75 + 9 − 100 ÷ 25

116
15 RAVEDFORT 72 – 59 OVERDRAFT 126
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