Episode 6700

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Episode 6700 was broadcast on 1 November 2017, as part of Series 77.

Rob McCrudden played Dan Cartwright, with Dan Cartwright winning 96 – 80. The Dictionary Corner guest was John Challis, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Rob McCrudden Score Dan Cartwright Others Max.
1 TIOELXANI ELATION 7 – 7 ELATION ALNOITE*, EXILIAN*, EXITIAL*, TOENAIL 7
2 DAURLETAL LATERAL 14 – 14 ADULATE DATALLER*, RADULATE* 15
3 75 10 1 1 9 6 → 235 235
(9 − 6) × 75 + 10
24 – 24 235
(9 − 6) × 75 + 10


25
TTT TABLETRUN In days of old, they used this at stations, both radio and train. TURNTABLE
4 RIOYATLPI TAILOR 30 – 30 TAILOR PILOTARI*, POITRAIL*, POLARITY 33
5 NEGOISTRU GOITRES 37 – 37 STORING GENITORS, NITREOUS*, OUTRINGS*, ROSETING*, ROUGINES*, ROUSTING*, ROUTEING, ROUTINES*, SOIGNEUR*, STURGEON*, TRIGONES* 41
6 25 1 10 3 10 7 → 485 485 ☓ 37 – 37

RR: 485 = (25 × 7 − 10) × 3 − 10

51
7 AEUISPTSZ SPITES 37 – 44 PASTIES PATESIS*, PATSIES*, PETASUS*, PUSZTAS*, SPITZES*, UPSIZES 58
8 GDEURINRO GROUNDER 45 – 44 ROUNDER GROUNDIE*, ORDERING, REGROUND* 66
9 75 25 6 10 1 6 → 401 401
(75 + 25) × (10 − 6) + 1
55 – 54 401
(75 + 25) × (10 − 6) + 1


76
TTT ACOLDSUIT Your freedom will come to a full stop if you get this sentence. CUSTODIAL
10 MEAFOSJNU FAMOUS 61 – 60 FAMOUS MAJOUNS* 83
11 HIASMEBRO SOMBRE 67 – 66 BRAISE BIOHERMS*, OBEAHISM* 91
12 NIOSVEWHN WHINES 67 – 73 VENISON 98
13 ICSPGEIQU EQUIPS 73 – 79 PIQUES PEQUIS*, PIQUIS* 104
14 25 9 9 4 6 1 → 935 934
(9 × 4 + 1) × 25 + 9
80 – 86 934
(9 × 4 + 1) × 25 + 9

RR: 935 = (25 × 9 + 9) × 4 − 1

114
15 DRIEDPEAS disappeared ☓
(2 seconds)
80 – 96 DESPAIRED
(4.5 seconds)
124
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