Episode 6605

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Episode 6605 was broadcast on 16 June 2017, as part of Series 76.

Len Lowe played John Trueman, with John Trueman winning 68 – 63. The Dictionary Corner guest was Suzi Perry, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Len Lowe Score John Trueman Others Max.
1 NABEOLWAT TABLE 5 – 5 BLEAT WANTABLE* 8
2 CENAVEPID PAINED 11 – 11 PAINED DEVIANCE 16
3 75 10 2 6 1 9 → 888 888 ☓ 11 – 16 880
(9 + 6 − 2 + 75) × 10

RR: 888 = 2 × 6 × (75 − 1)

26
TTT SHOPEARLY Does it involve fooling around in the theatre while watching Black Beauty? HORSEPLAY
4 RENOHAPES PHONES 11 – 23 PEAHENS EARPHONES 44
5 GMDIAENCL DEALING 18 – 30 LEADING MALIGNED 52
6 25 8 9 10 3 8 → 852 18 – 30

Best: 852 = (10 × 8 + 25) × 8 + 9 + 3

62
7 OIEDPTPID DIPPED 24 – 36 TOPPED DOITED*, DOPPIE*, IDIOPT, IODIDE*, PITIED*, PODITE*, TIDIED*, TIPPED*, TOPPIE* 68
8 XABOSAWEY AWAYS 29 – 41 WAXES WABAYOS* 75
9 25 75 5 6 9 2 → 890 890
(25 + 75) × 9 − 2 × 5
39 – 41


85
TTT KIMSBEARD It's been a long journey, but it's finally time to get off. DISEMBARK
10 FUSEQUMAS fames ☓ 39 – 47 AMUSES MASQUES, MUSEAUS* 92
11 RTNEUOTKS TOUTERS 46 – 54 NUTTERS KNOTTERS 100
12 TISELITED dietist ☓ 46 – 61 DITTIES DEITIES*, ELITIST, LETTIES*, SETTLED, SLITTED*, STILTED, TIDIEST* 107
13 IOTRSEORL LOOTERS 53 – 68 LOOTERS OESTRIOL*, ROOTSIER* 115
14 50 9 10 4 8 10 → 232 232
(9 − 4) × 50 − (8 + 10)
63 – 68 231


125
15 CUTEFIELD cultefied ☓
(25.25 seconds)
63 – 68 DECEITFUL 135
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