Episode 6631

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Episode 6631 was broadcast on 26 July 2017, as part of Series 77.

John Cowen played Pete Hall, with John Cowen winning 104 – 35. The Dictionary Corner guest was Jenny Eclair, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

NOTE: In Round 5, Dictionary Corner never noted that Hall had misdeclared GROATS as a 5-letter word, although his declaration proved to be outscored anyway.

Rounds

Rnd Selection John Cowen Score Pete Hall Others Max.
1 NMPUEIVNE VENUE 5 – 0 impune ☓ PENMEN*, PIEMEN, PINENE*, UNEVEN* 6
2 OTRNAORZA ORATOR 11 – 6 ORATOR ARRANT*, RATOON*, ROAROA* 12
3 7 7 2 6 5 10 → 634 637
(10 + 5 − 2) × 7 × 7
18 – 6

RR: 634 = (6 × 10 − 7) × (7 + 5) − 2

22
TTT IRATECHUM My chum's very irate; he can't get rid of the pain. RHEUMATIC
4 RPSIEWLUM LUMPIER 25 – 13 IMPULSE LUMPERS*, MISRULE, MULIERS*, PILEUMS*, PLUMERS*, PLUMIER*, PLURIES*, PRELIMS*, REPLUMS*, RIMPLES*, RUMPLES*, SIMPLER*, UMPIRES, WIMPLES* 29
5 GTSIOADXR GORDITAS 33 – 13 groats ☓5 ** 37
6 25 100 4 5 9 2 → 556 556
(100 + 25 + 9 + 5) × 4
43 – 13 554


47
7 WSEIPEORH WHISPER 50 – 13 reswipe ☓ HEROISE, OPERIES*, PEERISH*, SHOWIER*, WORSHIP 54
8 QTNAEUSBN BANQUETS 58 – 13 butanes ☓ QUANNETS* 62
9 7 8 9 5 1 10 → 464 464
(8 × 5 − (10 + 1)) × (9 + 7)
68 – 13 467


72
TTT SUNTRIVIA This type of program helps to keep things clean. ANTIVIRUS
10 MGSAEATGI STIGMA 74 – 19 IMAGES AGAMIES*, AGAMIST*, AGATISE*, GAMIEST, MAGGIES, SIGMATE* 79
11 BHDLAEITV HALVED 80 – 25 BATHED HABITED* 86
12 CDTCOEIJS JOISTED 87 – 25 STOIC CODICES*, COTISED*, DECOCTS* 93
13 LARODUTIE OUTLIER 94 – 25 dilated ☓ AELUROID*, IDOLATER*, TAILORED 101
14 25 75 6 2 10 7 → 807 807
75 × 10 + 25 × 2 + 7
104 – 35 807
(75 + 25) × (2 + 6) + 7


111
15 RARELYLIT literalry ☓
(0.75 seconds)
104 – 35 reality ☓
(27.5 seconds)
ARTILLERY 121
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