Episode 6710

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Episode 6710 was broadcast on 15 November 2017, as part of Series 77.

Graeme Staples played Ben Smith, with Graeme Staples winning 83 – 54. The Dictionary Corner guest was Margaret Mountford, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Graeme Staples Score Ben Smith Others Max.
1 NOSREADIT STRAINED 8 – 0 TIRADES DERATIONS*, NADORITES*, NOTARISED, ORDINATES* 18
2 GDUEFTABI FIDGET 14 – 6 BUDGET FATIGUED 26
3 100 75 2 8 3 2 → 936 14 – 13 931
(8 + 2) × 100 − 75 + 3 × 2

RR: 936 = (75 ÷ (2 + 3) + 2 + 100) × 8

36
TTT ORATESICK He can't orate; he's been sick and his voice has become this. CROAKIEST
4 SETLOANSE TONELESS 22 – 13 STOLEN SEALSTONE 54
5 LOTPEADUR UPRATED 29 – 20 DROPLET PALOURDE*, POULARDE*, PRODELTA*, PROLATED* 62
6 25 2 4 7 9 10 → 863 29 – 20

RR: 863 = (7 + 10) × 2 × 25 + 9 + 4

72
7 QMIAHCEPW CHAMP 34 – 25 CHIME IMPEACH 79
8 LIUNSIDAS SUNDIALS 42 – 33 SUNDIALS 87
9 75 9 8 10 7 8 → 828 826
(10 + 9 − 8) × 75 + 8 − 7
49 – 33 823

RR: 828 = (75 + 10 + 7) × 9

97
TTT GENEACOLD Gene had a cold, and his nasal passages became this. CONGEALED
10 OETNJIMES JOINTS 55 – 33 mentions ☓ MONETISE*, SEMITONE 105
11 DOCVIULOI OVOID 60 – 38 CIVIL CLOUD*, COULD*, LIVID, LUCID, LUDIC*, OCULI*, OVOLI*, VOICI* 110
12 ATREGUANM MANAGER 67 – 38 MANGER AGERATUM*, ARGUMENT, MAGNETAR*, MENTAGRA*, RUNAGATE* 118
13 BERTIOWRT ROTTER 73 – 44 BITTER ORBITER, RIBWORT* 125
14 100 50 5 10 6 1 → 281 287 73 – 54 281
(50 + 6) × 5 + 1


135
15 ONEREDPIE PIONEERED
(18.75 seconds)
83 – 54 145
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