Episode 6718

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Episode 6718 was broadcast on 28 November 2017, as part of Series 77.

Bradley Horrocks played Laurie Dyer, with Bradley Horrocks winning 82 – 70. The Dictionary Corner guest was Dr Linda Papadopoulos, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Bradley Horrocks Score Laurie Dyer Others Max.
1 INAROSAHR ROSARIA 7 – 0 RHINOS ROSARIAN 8
2 SMESINORG MESSING 14 – 7 MESSING GORINESS, GRIMNESS*, MINORESS*, OGREISMS* 16
3 4 1 2 5 10 6 → 842 841
(5 × 2 + 4) × 10 × 6 + 1
21 – 7

RR: 842 = ((10 + 4) × 6 × 5 + 1) × 2

26
TTT RAISETIPS The tarts on offer raise a lot of tips for the cake maker. PATISSIER
4 TCPIENTIA intice ☓ 21 – 14 PATIENT PITTANCE 34
5 ODAVENEPR OPERAND 28 – 21 DEPRAVE PARDONEE*, PRENOVAE*, PROVENED* 42
6 100 9 4 8 1 7 → 307 307
(4 − 1) × 100 + 7
38 – 31 307
(4 − 1) × 100 + 7


52
7 IEOWTRISH rowthies ☓ 38 – 37 THROWS WORTHIES 60
8 FLEUPGOED fueled ☓ 38 – 43 PLEDGE DELUGE*, ELOPED*, FLEDGE*, FODGEL*, FOULED*, GOLFED*, GULPED*, LOUPED*, PELUDO*, PLODGE, PLOGUE*, POUFED*, UPFOLD* 66
9 1 9 4 1 9 3 → 537 540
((1 + 1) × 3 + 9) × 9 × 4
45 – 43

RR: 535/539 Best: 539 = (9 + 3) × 9 × (4 + 1) − 1

73
TTT DESIREGET His desire to get as much money as possible was insatiable. GREEDIEST
10 TEQBJIUST BUTTIES 52 – 50 BUTTIES 80
11 AOEDRTNIL RATIONED 60 – 58 RATIONED DELATION*, DERATION*, IDOLATER*, NADORITE*, ORDINATE*, ORIENTAL, RELATION, RODENTIA*, ROTALINE*, TAILORED* 88
12 RSMAEXGAT MASTER 66 – 64 MASTER MARGATES, MEGASTAR* 96
13 UAEAMDBNL NEBULA 72 – 70 BLAMED DAMNABLE*, LABDANUM* 104
14 100 75 5 4 3 8 → 922 922
(100 + 5) × 8 + 75 + 4 + 3
82 – 70 924


114
15 LINNETEGG gentleing ☓
(29 seconds)
82 – 70 NEGLIGENT 124
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