Episode 6697

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Episode 6697 was broadcast on 27 October 2017, as part of Series 77.

James Kennedy played Charlie Turner, with James Kennedy winning 92 – 52. The Dictionary Corner guest was John Challis, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

NOTE: In Round 7, Turner was not asked to spell his word; therefore, he may have intended the word MANTEL rather than MANTLE.

Rounds

Rnd Selection James Kennedy Score Charlie Turner Others Max.
1 CGDAIERDW CADGED 6 – 0 CAGED CADDIE, CADGER, CAGIER*, CARDED*, CARDIE*, EARWIG*, GARDIE*, GIRDED*, GRACED*, GRADED*, RADDIE*, RADGIE*, RAIDED*, RIDGED*, WADDER*, WARDED*, WIDGER* 6
2 SOERMASNO SERMONS 13 – 7 MAROONS ROMANSOS* 14
3 25 8 2 4 9 5 → 527 526 13 – 17 527
(5 × 4 + 9 − 8) × 25 + 2


24
TTT DOWNSARMS He puts down his weapon and has a little dance instead. SWORDSMAN
4 SUEHTBAOT BATHES 19 – 17 BOATS BATTUES*, HAUTEST* 31
5 MLDAUIOSQ MOULDS 25 – 23 QUAILS DUALISM*, QUIDAMS*, SQUALID 38
6 9 8 2 4 10 4 → 562 561
(9 − 2) × 10 × 8 + 4 ÷ 4
32 – 30 561
(9 − 2) × 10 × 8 + 4 ÷ 4

RR: 562 = (10 + 4) × (9 − 4) × 8 + 2

48
7 LWNEAITML LAWMEN 38 – 36 MANTLE AILMENT, ALIMENT, MALLEIN*, MANILLE*, MITELLA*, TELLINA* 55
8 TBOEPOYTD POTTED 44 – 42 BOOTED OOTYPE*, POOTED, PTOOEY*, TOOTED* 61
9 100 4 2 2 10 6 → 606 606
100 × 6 + 4 + 2
54 – 52 606
100 × 6 + 4 + 2


71
TTT DIREMEALS The holiday rep said the meals were very good; he clearly lied. MISLEADER
10 MNEILRATU AILMENT 61 – 52 MAILER RETINULA*, RUMANITE*, RUMINATE*, TENURIAL*, TERMINAL, TRAMLINE 79
11 SHNEEALTG TANGLES 68 – 52 lengthens ☓8 LEHENGAS* 87
12 COUGSAPSI SPACIOUS 76 – 52 COUPS 95
13 PTPEAIVSO POSTIE 82 – 52 STAVE APPOSITE 103
14 2 2 7 8 1 1 → 654 82 – 52

Best: 504 = 8 × 7 × (2 + 1) × (2 + 1)

103
15 ROOTVEGIS GROOVIEST
(11.75 seconds)
92 – 52 113
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