Episode 6684

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Episode 6684 was broadcast on 10 October 2017, as part of Series 77.

Owen Taaffe played Lawrie Western, with Lawrie Western winning 82 – 70. The Dictionary Corner guest was Dr Phil Hammond, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Owen Taaffe Score Lawrie Western Others Max.
1 BATRESPAL bleaters ☓ 0 – 7 TABLERS ARBALEST*, LATEBRAS*, PALESTRA*, PARABLES*, PARSABLE*, PARTABLE, PREBASAL*, SPARABLE* 8
2 TUNREQPIN PUNNIER 7 – 7 PUNIER PRUNETIN* 16
3 25 9 1 2 1 9 → 745 7 – 7 750 ☓

RR: 747 = (25 × (2 + 1) + 9 − 1) × 9

23
TTT WINTERNUT Some established practices are accepted without being committed to paper. UNWRITTEN
4 ELGIFYONR GLORIFY 14 – 7 flyering ☓ FINGERLY*, REFLYING* 31
5 JESVISENT VINES 14 – 14 INVESTS NEVISES*, SENSIVE*, TENSIVE* 38
6 7 9 1 2 10 3 → 130 130
(9 + 3 + 1) × 10
24 – 24 130
(10 + 3) × (9 + 1)


48
7 NATSIFATU FAINTS 30 – 30 FAINTS ATTAINS, FANTAST*, FUSTIAN* 55
8 ISDOERNDA ANODISED 38 – 30 SANDIER ADENOIDS, ADONISED*, ANDROIDS*, ANEROIDS*, ANODISER*, INDORSED*, ORDAINED*, ROADSIDE*, SARDINED 63
9 100 5 6 3 6 4 → 284 284
(100 − 5) × 3 − 6 ÷ 6
48 – 40 284
100 × 3 − 6 − 4 − 6


73
TTT NANCYAEON Nancy took an aeon to get ready this morning, much to my dismay. ANNOYANCE
10 IPVAIBXOA apoxia ☓ 48 – 43 BOX ABOX*, BAAP*, IXIA*, PIAI*, PIVA*, PIVO* 77
11 DEMCUTHAO MOUTHED 55 – 50 MOUTHED CATHODE*, MATCHED, MOUCHED*, TOUCHED* 84
12 EDRHISLAT HARDIEST 63 – 58 HARDIEST HERALDIST 102
13 ZESLIRMOP PROMISE 70 – 65 SPOILER IMPLORES, PELORISM* 110
14 6 3 1 2 4 7 → 835 70 – 72 840
7 × 6 × 4 × (3 + 2)

RR: 835 = (7 × 6 × 4 − 1) × (3 + 2)

120
15 ROTOMURCO 70 – 82 COURTROOM
(3.5 seconds)
130
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