Episode 6737

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Episode 6737 was broadcast on 2 January 2018, as part of Series 78.

Roger Springthorpe played Jacob Coventry-Peters, with Jacob Coventry-Peters winning 91 – 33. The Dictionary Corner guest was Richard Arnold, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

NOTE: The score at the end of Round 13 was incorrectly displayed as 33 – 66, and as an indirect consequence led to Nick Hewer announcing that result.

This was the first episode sponsored by Gala Bingo.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Roger Springthorpe Score Jacob Coventry-Peters Others Max.
1 RTXITOMKU RIOT 4 – 0 tumor ☓ MITOUT*, MORUTI*, MOTRIX*, RUTTOK* 6
2 RLBEIONTE intone ☓ 4 – 6 BOILER NOBLEITE* 14
3 100 50 2 5 7 9 → 785 785
(100 + 5) × 7 + 50
14 – 6


24
TTT CARTOOTED It sounds like the medical expert had food, to a certain degree. DOCTORATE
4 CHWIEITCS WHITES 14 – 13 WITCHES CHICEST*, CICHETI*, CWTCHES*, HECTICS, WHITIES*, WITHIES* 31
5 BSLOUPTEN BLOUSE 20 – 13 POUTS PLEUSTON* 39
6 25 4 3 1 8 9 → 144 146 20 – 23 144
(25 + 8 + 3) × 4


49
7 RDHIEMNAD hardens ☓ 20 – 30 HANDIER ADERMIN*, ADMIRED*, DANDIER*, DIEHARD*, DRAINED, HARDMEN, HEDARIM*, RHEADIN* 56
8 QNTYIEARI auntie ☓ 20 – 36 RETAIN INERTIA 63
9 75 100 2 6 10 5 → 238 239 ☓ 20 – 43 237
(100 + 10 + 6) × 2 + 5

RR: 238 = (75 − 6) × 2 + 100

73
TTT ACTSPHONY He acts like a phony to the people he wants to curry favour with. SYCOPHANT
10 SLPEIESZR siezers ☓ 20 – 50 RESIZES PRIZELESS* 91
11 STRAEDARF STARED 20 – 58 REDRAFTS DRAFTERS* 99
12 SGLOEITPO LOOPIEST 28 – 66 LOOPIEST GOOPIEST* 107
13 SMISGAUOV GAUSS 33 – 71 SMOGS AMIGOS*, AVISOS*, GISMOS*, IMAGOS*, MASSOI*, OSMIAS*, OUSIAS*, OVISMS*, SIGMAS* 113
14 25 7 8 9 2 1 → 549 549 ☓ 33 – 81 549
(9 + 8 + 7 − 2) × 25 − 1


123
15 PRIMEHANG 33 – 91 HAMPERING
(1.25 seconds)
133
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