Episode 6620

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Episode 6620 was broadcast on 10 July 2017, as part of Series 77.

Tom Chafer-Cook played Barry Taylor, with Tom Chafer-Cook winning 98 – 17. The Dictionary Corner guest was Suzannah Lipscomb, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

NOTE: In Round 5, Taylor was not asked to spell his word; therefore, he may have intended the word GAIT rather than GATE.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Tom Chafer-Cook Score Barry Taylor Others Max.
1 PNGEOESOX PONGEES 7 – 0 SPONGE 7
2 SNAKFEIRE SNEAKIER 15 – 0 SNAKIER FAKERIES* 15
3 100 4 1 7 7 6 → 382 382
(100 − 6) × 4 + 7 − 1
25 – 0 381


25
TTT EARTHWEED Got through the storm, but looked rather worn afterwards. WEATHERED
4 FAINADEZL FINALE 31 – 0 LAZED ADALINE*, AFZELIA*, FAZENDA* 32
5 GVGEIATIH EIGHT 36 – 0 GATE AGGIE*, AIGHT* 37
6 50 75 9 10 9 5 → 228 229
(75 − 50) × 9 + 9 − 5
43 – 0 231

RR: 228 = ((50 − 10) ÷ 5 + 9) × 9 + 75

47
7 WCSEOETOS SWEETS 49 – 6 COSSET OCTOSES* 54
8 AEQADRLER DEALER 55 – 12 DEARER LARDER*, LEADER, READER*, REALER*, REARED*, REDEAL*, REDEAR*, RELADE*, REREAD 60
9 100 7 5 1 7 3 → 986 986
(3 − 1) × 5 × 100 − (7 + 7)
65 – 12 990


70
TTT SICKPATCH Thanks to this, your lips will stay crack-free. CHAPSTICK
10 IAETJMOTB TAMBOTIE 73 – 12 bottie ☓ 78
11 DLSAUIDUI DIALS 78 – 17 LAUDS LADDUS 84
12 NLERVUEOT TOLUENE 85 – 17 REVUE VOLUNTEER 102
13 PHRIIOTAL THORIA 91 – 17 TRAIL PILOTARI*, POITRAIL* 110
14 50 2 7 6 5 4 → 910 911
(5 − 2) × 6 × 50 + 7 + 4
98 – 17 908

RR: 910 = ((6 − 2) × 5 × 4 + 50) × 7

120
15 ACIDLOUTS 98 – 17 CUSTODIAL 130
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