Episode 6729

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Episode 6729 was broadcast on 13 December 2017, as part of Series 77.

Chris Weldon played Roger Springthorpe, with Roger Springthorpe winning 77 – 71. The Dictionary Corner guest was Paul Zenon, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

NOTE: In Round 7, Weldon was not asked to spell his word; therefore, he may have intended the word TALE rather than TAIL.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Chris Weldon Score Roger Springthorpe Others Max.
1 HRIDSEVOE DIVERSE 7 – 7 REVISED HEROISED, OVERSIDE, SHIVERED* 8
2 DBIDEBJUR bidder ☓7 7 – 13 BIDDER DRUBBED* 15
3 100 10 2 1 8 3 → 267 267
(10 × 3 + 100) × 2 + 8 − 1
17 – 23 267
(100 − 10) × 3 − 2 − 1


25
TTT STOODALOT The gnome stood a lot when it could have been sitting on this. TOADSTOOL
4 FMEPLOADU UPLOAD 23 – 29 PALMED AMPOULE, FLUMPED*, LEAFDOM*, MOPEFUL, MUDFLAP 32
5 CMIRTALEI RECITAL 30 – 29 CRIME METRICAL, MILARITE* 40
6 25 100 2 2 8 9 → 773 773
8 × 100 − 25 − 2
40 – 39 773
8 × 100 − 25 − 2


50
7 NLATLIQEA TAIL 40 – 44 ALIEN ALLANITE* 58
8 DRATGORXI TORRID 46 – 44 GATOR GORDITA, ORATRIX* 65
9 50 6 2 3 6 2 → 356 46 – 54 356
(2 + 3 + 2) × 50 + 6


75
TTT ALLANDRUG Allan was given a drug to help with his fever. GLANDULAR
10 NRIYPENVO overpin ☓ 46 – 61 ENVIRON PYRONINE* 83
11 DTEMNASAI ANIMATED 54 – 61 MISTED ADAMINES*, ADAMITES*, ADAMSITE*, ANIMATES*, DIAMANTE*, DIASTEMA*, MANDATES, MEDIANTS* 91
12 HTONKETIS KITTENS 61 – 61 honkiest ☓ TOKENIST 99
13 WLEGMERAO MOLAR 61 – 67 MEAGRE AEROGEL*, EELWORM 106
14 75 50 8 6 3 6 → 733 731 61 – 77 733
(6 + 3) × 75 + 50 + 8


116
15 GETINBERT BETTERING
(6.25 seconds)
71 – 77 126
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