Episode 6730

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Episode 6730 was broadcast on 14 December 2017, and was the first quarter-final of Series 77.

Tom Chafer-Cook played Graeme Staples, with Tom Chafer-Cook winning 105 – 60. The Dictionary Corner guest was Paul Zenon, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Tom Chafer-Cook Score Graeme Staples Others Max.
1 RSWAUINOS SWAINS 6 – 0 SWORN OURSINS*, ROUSSIN*, SUASION* 7
2 PERSAUSGI GASSIER 13 – 7 GASSIER PRISAGES*, UPRAISES 15
3 75 8 1 9 2 4 → 612 612
75 × 8 + 9 + 2 + 1
23 – 17 612
75 × 8 + 9 + 4 − 1


25
TTT GIVENPEAR He was given a pear, but it wasn't plucked from this. GRAPEVINE
4 COFZEOMTT TOTEM 28 – 22 COMET COOZE*, MOTET*, MOTTE*, MOTTO*, OCOTE*, OCTET, TOMOZ* 30
5 SLPEIONET POTLINES 36 – 22 topline ☓ NEOLITES*, NOSELITE*, PENTILES*, PETIOLES*, PLEIONES*, POINTELS 38
6 50 75 9 1 7 8 → 455 455
(50 + 7) × 8 − 1
46 – 22 456


48
7 XMDEUOKEL MODULE 52 – 28 MODULE DELUXE 54
8 BAFMEIDHU IMBUED 58 – 28 HUMID MUDHIF* 60
9 25 4 3 9 1 7 → 511 511
25 × 3 × 7 − 9 − 4 − 1
68 – 28 509


70
TTT PAULPETER Paul and Peter wouldn't stop wittering; it was never-ending. PERPETUAL
10 NACLEUNDL UNCLEAN 75 – 35 UNCLEAN ANNULLED, UNCALLED, UNLANCED* 78
11 PYLIAEROS POLARISE 83 – 43 POLARISE PELORIAS*, ROYALISE*, SPOILERY* 86
12 MIJPAESRD PIEJAMS 90 – 50 PRAISED ADMIRES*, ASPIRED*, DAMPERS*, DESPAIR, DIAPERS, MIDEARS*, MISREAD*, PIEDRAS*, PRIMASE*, PRISMED*, RAPIDES*, SIDEARM* 93
13 RNTAUAWIE TRAINEAU 98 – 50 WINTER 101
14 25 75 100 50 7 8 → 673 674
(100 − 75) × 25 + 50 − (8 − 7)
105 – 50 675

RR: 673 = (100 − (75 + 50) ÷ 25) × 7 + 8

111
15 ONMYCHIPS 105 – 60 SYMPHONIC
(17.25 seconds)
121


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