Episode 6685

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Episode 6685 was broadcast on 11 October 2017, as part of Series 77.

Lawrie Western played Bryony Gettins, with Lawrie Western winning 59 – 51. The Dictionary Corner guest was Michael Whitehall, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Lawrie Western Score Bryony Gettins Others Max.
1 EJDAOSXVI AVOIDS 6 – 6 AVOIDS OXIDASE 7
2 TEORNOUDS ROUNDEST 14 – 6 ROOTED TOURNEDOS*, UNROOSTED* 25
3 5 3 9 2 10 7 → 618 610 ☓ 14 – 6

RR: 618 = (9 × 10 − (3 − 2)) × 7 − 5

35
TTT INRUSHGET He was in a rush to get some food; he'd never been more starving. HUNGRIEST
4 NIATWRIUK TRAIN 19 – 11 TRAIN KIRTAN*, NUTRIA, TAUIWI* 41
5 ETLTUIELG gillet ☓ 19 – 11 gillet ☓ GUILLET* 48
6 50 75 2 6 4 1 → 261 260
(50 + 2) × (4 + 1)
26 – 11 258

RR: 261 = (50 − 2) × 4 + 75 − 6

58
7 ULPIAIEBT putable ☓ 26 – 16 TULIP PITIABLE 66
8 LSRIEUDNO UNSOILED 34 – 24 ROUNDELS UNDERSOIL 84
9 100 1 3 5 4 9 → 483 484 34 – 34 483
100 × 5 − (3 + 4 + 9 + 1)


94
TTT DELTAGOOF When it comes to operating a lock, this is key. FLOODGATE
10 WIEMRSEES SEWERS 40 – 34 WIRES MERESES*, MERISES*, MESSIER, MISERES*, REMISES* 101
11 IHEDRNAAP HANDIER 47 – 34 DRAIN AIRHEAD*, ARANEID*, DAPHNIA*, HARDPAN*, HEPARIN*, PARDINE*, PINDHER*, PINHEAD, PIRANHA, PRADHAN*, RAPHIDE*, RHEADIN* 108
12 FYNUAIART FRUITY 53 – 40 UNFAIR NUTRIFY, RUFIYAA*, UNITARY* 115
13 ESQTEASFM FEASTS 59 – 46 STEAMS MESETAS* 122
14 25 8 8 3 1 5 → 268 59 – 51 262
(8 + 3) × 25 − (8 + 5)

RR: 268 = (8 + 3) × 25 − (8 − 1)

132
15 GREENRUST 59 – 51 RESURGENT 142
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