Episode 6703

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Episode 6703 was broadcast on 6 November 2017, as part of Series 77.

James Riddell played Hilary Hills, with James Riddell winning 76 – 59. The Dictionary Corner guest was Alison Steadman, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

The audience member selected to solve the conundrum was Apterite Dan Byrom.

Rounds

Rnd Selection James Riddell Score Hilary Hills Others Max.
1 PEUTLNIUY LUPINE 6 – 6 PLENTY INEPTLY, UNITELY*, UNPIETY* 7
2 LSTNEAIOL TOENAILS 14 – 6 LISTEN ALNOITES*, STALLION, TELLINAS* 15
3 100 10 5 8 5 4 → 677 14 – 6

Best: 677 = (100 − 4) × (10 + 5 − 8) + 5

25
TTT ORANGEMOB The kangaroo called up to ask for its weapon back. BOOMERANG
4 PSDNAIODI POINDS 20 – 6 PAINS DIAPSID*, DISDAIN*, NAIDIDS* 32
5 MHUENSATS STAMENS 27 – 13 STAMENS ANTHEMS, HASTENS*, MAUNTES*, MENTHAS*, MUTASES*, NASUTES*, UNMASTS*, UNMATES*, UNSEATS* 39
6 75 10 2 10 1 4 → 180 180
(75 + 10 + 4 + 1) × 2
37 – 23 180
2 × 75 + 10 × 4 − 10


49
7 TREITDSIE RESIDE 43 – 29 SETTER DIRTIEST, SIDERITE*, TIREDEST* 57
8 MLHAIAFEP AFLAME 49 – 29 AMPLE APHELIA* 64
9 50 100 2 4 6 10 → 274 284 49 – 39 274
100 × 2 + 6 × 4 + 50


74
TTT SOFTYSOUP Don't mess around with the very small cat. PUSSYFOOT
10 XSGRUIERC CURRIES 56 – 46 CRUISER GRICERS, SUCRIER* 81
11 TMLAURDEI MATURED 63 – 53 MALTIER MUDIRATE 89
12 REWTQEIEV REVIEW 69 – 59 REVIEW VERITE*, VIEWER, WEEVER* 95
13 BAEVCOIRN CARBINE 76 – 59 CAVERN VERONICA* 103
14 25 6 5 8 1 2 → 866 76 – 59

RR: 867 = (6 + 1) × 5 × 25 − 8

110
15 SLEDVOIDS 76 – 59 DISSOLVED 120
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