Episode 6603

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Episode 6603 was broadcast on 14 June 2017, as part of Series 76.

John Kynaston played Ken Coney, with Ken Coney winning 91 – 40. The Dictionary Corner guest was June Sarpong, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

This episode's maximum score of 166 points is the joint highest in the history of the new 15-round format, and the joint second highest ever (behind only Episode 3967 in Series 54).

NOTE: In Round 8, Kynaston was not asked to spell his word; therefore, he may have intended the word COARSE rather than COURSE.

Rounds

Rnd Selection John Kynaston Score Ken Coney Others Max.
1 OIXSDLEAT SLATED 6 – 6 LASTED DIASTOLE, ISOLATED*, OXIDATES*, SODALITE* 8
2 IGSRUATER rustigate ☓ 6 – 6 rairest ☓ AGISTER*, ARGUERS*, ARTSIER*, GAITERS*, GARRETS, GRATERS*, GUITARS, GUSTIER*, GUTSIER*, RESTAUR*, RUSTIER*, STAGIER*, TARRIES*, TARSIER*, TRIAGES* 15
3 50 7 3 8 6 9 → 837 6 – 16 837
(8 + 9) × 50 − 6 − 7


25
TTT AFULLTENT In a tent full of people, the last thing you want is someone who is this. FLATULENT
4 LITUSTENS UTENSILS 14 – 24 UTENSILS LUTENISTS 43
5 IWNSEEDKP WINKED 20 – 30 SWIPED PINKWEEDS* 61
6 75 4 4 8 7 9 → 551 553 20 – 40 551
7 × (75 + 4) − 8 ÷ 4


71
7 VEALFDHEV HALVED 26 – 46 HEAVED FLEADH*, HEALED*, HEAVEL*, LEAFED*, LEAVED*, LEVADE*, VALVED* 77
8 LUORSCAEL COURSE 26 – 54 CAROUSEL CELLAROUS* 95
9 25 9 1 3 4 7 → 584 26 – 54 584 ☓

RR: 584 = ((9 + 3) × 4 + 25) × (7 + 1)

105
TTT MATRONFIN He'll tell Dec's friend everything he needs to know. INFORMANT
10 IADPOESML IMPALES 33 – 61 SAMPLED IDEOPLASM* 123
11 ITFREIATR FITTER 33 – 68 FATTIER IRRITATE*, RATIFIER 131
12 MEAORDQRI ADMIRER 40 – 75 MARRIED AIRDROME 139
13 UTGAUBNRE GAUNT 40 – 81 GARNET GAUNTER 146
14 100 9 2 4 7 4 → 945 952 40 – 91 945
(100 + 7 − 2) × 9


156
15 NINEGIFTS 40 – 91 INFESTING 166
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