Episode 6655

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Episode 6655 was broadcast on 30 August 2017, as part of Series 77.

David McGaw played Gabriel Odia, with David McGaw winning 101 – 67. The Dictionary Corner guest was Mark Pougatch, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

NOTE: In her Round 6 solution, Rachel Riley did not explicitly show how she had made her final multiplier of 4; however, it was clearly implied to have been made via 6 − 2, using the only two remaining starting numbers.

Rounds

Rnd Selection David McGaw Score Gabriel Odia Others Max.
1 TPLUEJSAW PLATES 6 – 6 PALEST PULSATE, PUTEALS* 7
2 NWFCEIESF FENCES 12 – 12 NIECES NEFIES*, NEWIES*, WINCES 13
3 75 6 7 8 9 2 → 831 831
(9 + 2) × 75 + 6
22 – 22 831
(9 + 2) × 75 + 6


23
TTT IWEEDLESS No weeds here, just a plant you can sing about. EDELWEISS
4 RZHIONHAP APRON 27 – 27 APRON ORPHAN, PHIRAN*, PHORIA*, PORINA* 29
5 DLROEDLAT TODDLER 34 – 34 TODDLER DELATOR*, LEOTARD, LORDLET*, REALLOT*, TROLLED* 36
6 25 2 10 6 10 9 → 904 901
(6 − 2) × 25 × 9 + 10 ÷ 10
41 – 34 905 ☓

RR: 904 = (25 × 9 + 10 ÷ 10) × (6 − 2)

46
7 DCROUEXBT COURTED 48 – 34 DETOUR DOUBTER, EDUCTOR*, OBTRUDE*, OUTBRED*, REDOUBT* 53
8 SDTUISROA STAIRS 48 – 41 STUDIOS ASTROIDS*, AUDITORS, SAUTOIRS 61
9 50 10 8 8 3 9 → 252 252
(8 − 3) × 50 + 10 − 8
58 – 41 248


71
TTT FIERCETEA They had a fierce argument about whether or not you could put tea in this. CAFETIERE
10 OAQPLEYNS PANELS 64 – 47 PLANES NESPOLA*, NOPALES, PALONES*, POLEYNS* 78
11 VDMIEUTLM MEDIUM 70 – 53 DILUTE MUTILE*, TEDIUM 84
12 ARNTIOMNI RATION 76 – 59 RATION MINIATOR*, MINORANT*, MIRATION* 92
13 RSTSEOIGR SORRIEST 84 – 67 RESISTOR ROISTERS*, STORIERS*, STRIGOSE* 100
14 100 75 8 2 2 9 → 579 577
(75 − 2) × 8 − (9 − 2)
91 – 67

RR: 579 = 75 × 9 − 100 + 2 + 2

110
15 DUNCECOAT ACCOUNTED
(12.75 seconds)
101 – 67 uncoated ☓
(1.75 seconds)
120
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