Episode 6725

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Episode 6725 was broadcast on 7 December 2017, as part of Series 77.

Phil Abbott played Chris Weldon, with Chris Weldon winning 93 – 62. The Dictionary Corner guest was Richard Madeley, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Phil Abbott Score Chris Weldon Others Max.
1 TOGTDIBHE TITHED 0 – 7 BIGOTED BEDIGHT* 7
2 LTEQPIHAO POLITE 6 – 13 OPIATE HAPLITE*, HOPLITE, OPALITE* 14
3 75 4 1 2 8 6 → 602 602
75 × 8 + 2
16 – 23 602
75 × 8 + 2


24
TTT GRAHAMDIP Graham went for a dip to give a part of his body some exercise. DIAPHRAGM
4 GFEMXINOI FIXING 22 – 29 MIXING FOXING*, MINGEI* 30
5 GEDNVAORU 8 22 – 36 AGROUND UNGRAVED 38
6 100 2 2 6 6 5 → 730 734
100 × (5 + 2) + 6 × 6 − 2
29 – 43 734
100 × (5 + 2) + 6 × 6 − 2

RR: 730 = ((2 + 6) × 6 − 2 + 100) × 5

48
7 LIJSRVOUE VOLES 29 – 49 JOULES RIVULOSE* 56
8 PLASMONAI PLAINS 35 – 55 SALMON PIANOLAS, POLISMAN* 64
9 75 6 7 2 6 10 → 137 137
75 × 2 − 6 − 7
45 – 65 137
75 × 2 − 6 − 7


74
TTT TIDYPAIRS Both pairs were very tidy, but one was much bigger than the other. DISPARITY
10 RWUSTEROE stewer ☓ 45 – 72 RESTORE REROUTES 82
11 MELTLASIN METALS 45 – 79 LAMENTS AILMENTS, MALLEINS*, MANILLES*, MANLIEST*, MITELLAS*, SMALTINE*, TELLINAS* 90
12 YCESBENAU BEANS 45 – 86 BECAUSE CAUBEENS 98
13 RIDREMWAI MARRIED 52 – 93 ADMIRER MARDIER 105
14 75 3 10 3 10 2 → 861 861
(10 + 2) × 75 − (10 + 3) × 3
62 – 93 860


115
15 CRUELBOYS 62 – 93 OBSCURELY 125
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