Episode 6666

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Episode 6666 was broadcast on 14 September 2017, as part of Series 77.

Ben Leyburn played Ray Waddington, with Ben Leyburn winning 76 – 68. The Dictionary Corner guest was Janet Street-Porter, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Ben Leyburn Score Ray Waddington Others Max.
1 FULGETISN FLUTING 7 – 7 FLUTING FLUTINGS*, FUGLIEST, LINGUETS* 8
2 RDTOAEDYO ROOTED 13 – 13 ADORED DARTED*, DEODAR, DOORED*, DORADO*, DOTARD*, ORATED*, OTRYAD*, ROADED*, ROADEO*, TRADED*, TRADEY*, YARDED* 14
3 25 75 10 9 9 7 → 649 649
9 × 75 − 25 − (10 − 9)
23 – 13


24
TTT MERRYBOAT Thanks to this, the people on the boat knew they were in for a pleasant trip. BAROMETRY
4 HTNIAEVRN THRIVE 29 – 19 TAVERN ENTRAIN*, HAIRNET*, INEARTH, THERIAN*, THINNER*, THRIVEN*, TRANNIE*, VINTNER* 31
5 ROUPENIJL LUPINE 29 – 26 JUNIPER NEUROPIL 39
6 100 4 2 5 2 3 → 956 956 ☓ 29 – 26

RR: 956 = ((100 − 4) × 5 − 2) × 2

49
7 NAODLERHI airhole ☓ 29 – 33 HANDIER HODIERNAL 67
8 TDACZOISW WAIST 29 – 40 DACOITS ZODIACS 74
9 100 75 25 5 7 9 → 581 582
5 × 100 + 75 + 7
36 – 47 582
5 × 100 + 75 + 7

RR: 581 = (100 ÷ 25 + 9 − 5 + 75) × 7

84
TTT DANCEGOAL There may be two sides to every story, but there are ten to this. DECAGONAL
10 SLPAEUTSM STAPLES 43 – 54 SAMPLES PULSATES 92
11 RAPIOGFPA GRAPPA 49 – 54 PAIR APORIA*, OPGAAF* 98
12 RSMIUERTS surmiser ☓ 49 – 61 MUSTERS MISTERS*, MISUSER, MUSSITE*, MUSTIER, RETRIMS*, RUSTIER, RUSTRES*, SISTRUM*, SMITERS*, STUMERS*, SURMISE*, TRIMERS*, TRISMUS*, TRUISMS*, TRUSSER* 105
13 LIATECGUS LACIEST 56 – 68 LIGATES AGEUSIC*, ALGESIC*, ALGETIC*, CAGIEST, CLUIEST*, ELASTIC, LATICES*, SCUTAGE*, SULCATE*, UGLIEST* 112
14 100 3 7 9 4 8 → 243 243
(100 − (8 + 4 + 7)) × 3
66 – 68 244


122
15 HITMONGER MOTHERING
(2.75 seconds)
76 – 68 132
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