Episode 6683

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Episode 6683 was broadcast on 9 October 2017, as part of Series 77.

James Perry played Owen Taaffe, with Owen Taaffe winning 84 – 47. The Dictionary Corner guest was Dr Phil Hammond, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection James Perry Score Owen Taaffe Others Max.
1 SLENTIGLA STEALING 8 – 8 STALLING AGLISTEN*, EASTLING*, GELATINS*, GENITALS, LAIGLENS*, LEGALIST*, NIGELLAS*, STILLAGE*, TELLINAS* 8
2 RIDYOFAMU fraid ☓ 8 – 14 MYRIAD FAIRYDOM* 16
3 5 3 2 6 4 10 → 972 960 8 – 14

RR: 972 = (5 × 10 + 4) × 3 × 6

26
TTT SUPERREDS They got stuck into their opponents in the hope they might cave in. PRESSURED
4 JASWERDOK WORKED 14 – 20 JOKERS ADROWSE*, REDOWAS*, WOADERS* 33
5 TCESQULRE lustres ☓ 14 – 27 QUESTER LECTURES 41
6 50 9 2 1 8 6 → 153 156 14 – 37 153
2 × 50 + 6 × 9 − 1


51
7 NGOMHAEFO HOMAGE 20 – 43 HOMAGE GEONOMA* 58
8 ZISREDLIE RESIZED 27 – 43 slidier ☓ RESILED*, RESLIDE* 65
9 50 8 2 5 2 4 → 851 844 27 – 53 851
(8 + 5 + 4) × 50 + 2 ÷ 2


75
TTT GIVENORTH You give yourself a break on the long journey up north. OVERNIGHT
10 RIVMUPONE PUNIER 33 – 53 unprove ☓ PERONIUM* 83
11 RTPLIAEXB PETAL 33 – 59 TRIBAL PARTIBLE 91
12 NISTEROTE STONIER 40 – 59 INSERT NEOTERIST* 109
13 GNTSOAOIP POSTING 40 – 67 STOOPING POGONIAS* 117
14 25 1 4 9 3 7 → 252 253
(7 + 3) × 25 + 4 − 1
47 – 74 253
(9 + 1) × 25 + 3

RR: 252 = 4 × 7 × 9

127
15 BENDPILLS 47 – 84 SPELLBIND
(15.5 seconds)
137
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