Episode 6659

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Episode 6659 was broadcast on 5 September 2017, as part of Series 77.

Nikki Saarsteiner played Mike Barnett, with Nikki Saarsteiner winning 82 – 70. The Dictionary Corner guest was Mark Pougatch, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Nikki Saarsteiner Score Mike Barnett Others Max.
1 GDIUVCIOF CUD 0 – 4 VOID FUCOID 6
2 LNMIAUSNE MAINS 0 – 10 INSANE LINESMAN* 14
3 75 50 25 9 10 8 → 511 511
50 × 10 + 75 ÷ 25 + 8
10 – 20 511
50 × 10 + 75 ÷ 25 + 8


24
TTT DUNCESHAT He wore the dunce's hat at school but came through without any real traumas. UNSCATHED
4 RLXAOIDGT TRAIL 15 – 25 LAIRD DILATOR, GORDITA*, ROTALID* 31
5 EISLCENBR SLICER 21 – 31 BRINES LICENSER*, RECLINES*, SILENCER 39
6 100 10 2 7 8 10 → 278 278
2 × 100 + 7 × 10 + 8
31 – 41 278
2 × 100 + 7 × 10 + 8


49
7 UATMLTIAR MARTIAL 38 – 41 TRAIL ULTIMATA* 57
8 TMEOBDJEW tombed ☓ 38 – 46 MEWED EMBOWED 64
9 50 75 25 100 4 5 → 976 975
(5 + 4) × 100 + 75
45 – 53 975
(5 + 4) × 100 + 75

RR: 976 = (50 × 100 − 75 − 25) ÷ 5 − 4

74
TTT THEGARLIC He ate dozens of the garlic snails which left him feeling rather sluggish. LETHARGIC
10 ZSTAEASRE TEASERS 52 – 60 ZESTERS AERATES*, RESEATS*, SAETERS*, SEAREST*, STAREES*, TESSERA* 81
11 NDQEIARHN HANDIER 59 – 60 HARDEN ADRENIN*, RHEADIN* 88
12 ELUPSNEMO SPLEEN 65 – 60 SLOPE ENPLUMES* 96
13 RWPEOSGAL GLOWERS 72 – 60 sloper ☓ PERGOLAS 104
14 25 50 75 3 4 5 → 408 407 72 – 70 408
(75 + 25) × 4 + 3 + 5


114
15 GIMNASTIK MISTAKING
(2.5 seconds)
82 – 70 124
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