Episode 6687

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Episode 6687 was broadcast on 13 October 2017, as part of Series 77.

Alex Smith played Margaret Johnson, with Alex Smith winning 80 – 74. The Dictionary Corner guest was Michael Whitehall, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Alex Smith Score Margaret Johnson Others Max.
1 TVHEOISTE HOTTIES 7 – 7 THIEVES VETOIST* 7
2 JTKAIEFTO fattie ☓ 7 – 7 fattie ☓ FEIJOA 13
3 50 2 6 7 4 4 → 791 791
4 × 4 × 50 − (7 + 2)
17 – 17 791
4 × 4 × 50 − (7 + 2)


23
TTT ONLASTLEG He felt like he was on his last legs until he had this removed. GALLSTONE
4 QRLIEATYW REALITY 24 – 17 variety ☓ WATERILY 31
5 DLNEEAMSI MEALIES 31 – 24 MISLEAD MELANISED* 49
6 50 6 2 10 4 7 → 340 340
7 × 50 − 10
41 – 34 340
7 × 50 − 10


59
7 FDSAETGUI GUIDES 47 – 40 STAGED FATIGUED, FATIGUES*, GAUDIEST 67
8 LMSAIAGPI GLAMPS 53 – 40 PALMS IMPALAS*, MAGSLIP*, MALPAIS* 74
9 50 2 9 3 4 3 → 554 554
(9 + 2) × 50 + 4
63 – 50 554
(9 + 2) × 50 + 4


84
TTT DRAKETUNE Pass someone on the inside before arranging a funeral, perhaps. UNDERTAKE
10 RPSUOEXRL PULSE 68 – 55 LOSER LEPROUS*, PELORUS*, PLEXORS*, POURERS, PURLERS*, REPOURS*, ROUPERS*, SLURPER* 91
11 HNLEAORLE haller ☓ 68 – 61 HEALER EARHOLE, LLANERO*, RELLENO* 98
12 CDSOIAWNI ICONS 73 – 66 DAWNS ADONICS*, CONIDIA* 105
13 TSDAOEPRT PROTEST 73 – 74 ADOPTERS TETRAPODS 123
14 25 6 8 9 5 4 → 960 955
(9 × 4 + 8 − 6) × 25 + 5
80 – 74

RR: 960 = 4 × 6 × 5 × 8

133
15 TYINGLOVE evotingly ☓
(24.5 seconds)
80 – 74 LONGEVITY 143
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