Episode 6635

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Episode 6635 was broadcast on 1 August 2017, as part of Series 77.

Michael Pfeffer played Gordon Burgess, with Michael Pfeffer winning 95 – 67. The Dictionary Corner guest was Kate Humble, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Michael Pfeffer Score Gordon Burgess Others Max.
1 SRAEJNLIE JAILERS 7 – 0 LEARNS EARLIES*, LARNIES*, LIERNES*, NAILERS*, REALISE, RELINES, RESLAIN* 7
2 QTRAUNTOT TRUANT 13 – 6 TRUANT OUTRANT* 14
3 25 5 8 4 6 4 → 539 538
5 × 4 × 25 + 8 × 4 + 6
20 – 6

RR: 539 = (4 × 4 + 8 + 25) × (6 + 5)

24
TTT POACHTAIL It's not just the tail that's been poached to make this; it's other bits, too. CHIPOLATA
4 RNRAEIGNU NEARING 27 – 6 8 UNERRING 32
5 RVEIDRYUG DRIVER 33 – 12 DRIVER DURRIE*, GIRDER*, GUIDER*, GUIVER*, GUYVER*, RIDGER*, RIVERY*, RUDERY 38
6 25 75 7 6 8 6 → 469 469
6 × 75 + 25 − 6
43 – 22 469
6 × 75 + 25 − 6


48
7 LASLNIEDF DENIALS 50 – 22 FIELDS FINDALLS*, FINDELLS* 56
8 TSDOENLIW WIDENS 50 – 29 SWINDLE DOWNIEST, TOWLINES 64
9 100 6 9 4 5 7 → 367 367
(100 − 5) × 4 − 7 − 6
60 – 29 365


74
TTT UNBOASTED She didn't boast that she was about to have a holiday in China. EASTBOUND
10 WBHTEUESA WHEATS 66 – 35 BATHES WASHTUB 81
11 DRGEAMSOE SMEARED 73 – 35 DREAMS MEGADOSE*, ORGASMED 89
12 LMTMOEOTI MOTEL 78 – 40 TITLE MELMOT*, MITTLE*, MOLIMO*, MOOLIE*, MOTILE, MOTMOT*, MOTTLE, OOLITE*, TOILET, TOOLIE*, TOOTLE* 95
13 DPAORAMTO DOORMAT 85 – 47 MATADOR ADAPTOR*, ADOPTOR*, PROTOMA*, ROADMAP*, TAPROOM* 102
14 25 8 1 2 5 10 → 267 267
(25 + 1) × 10 + 5 + 2
95 – 57 267
(10 + 1) × 25 − 8


112
15 ACENERVES 95 – 67 SEVERANCE
(2.5 seconds)
122
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