Episode 6738

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Episode 6738 was broadcast on 3 January 2018, as part of Series 78.

Jacob Coventry-Peters played Shelagh Addis, with Jacob Coventry-Peters winning 84 – 74. The Dictionary Corner guest was Richard Arnold, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

NOTE: The conundrum had two valid solutions: LIMBERING and RELIMBING.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Jacob Coventry-Peters Score Shelagh Addis Others Max.
1 TNRIOAMRE MOANIER 7 – 7 MARINER ANTERIOR*, ROMANITE* 8
2 MVWUAELDO VALUED 13 – 13 MAULED VOLUMED* 15
3 25 6 1 7 10 7 → 854 13 – 13

RR: 854 = ((6 − 1) × 25 − (10 − 7)) × 7

25
TTT TOSCAPIER She was offered tickets to see "Tosca" on the pier, but she wasn't into this type of thing. OPERATICS
4 GNFIAODJE FANGED 19 – 19 JOINED ADJIGO*, ADJOIN*, ADOING*, DEFANG*, FADING*, FEIJOA, GAINED, GANOID* 31
5 LDPIAUENV UNPAID 25 – 25 VALUED PALUDINE* 39
6 100 3 6 10 5 4 → 662 660 25 – 35 662
(100 + 10) × 6 + 5 − 3


49
7 GRKAEEQLH LEAKER 31 – 41 HEALER GALERE*, REGALE 55
8 PGLUEOUSW GULPS 36 – 46 LOUSE PLOGUES* 62
9 25 8 7 10 5 2 → 829 827
(7 × 5 − 2) × 25 + 10 − 8
43 – 46 829 ☓

RR: 829 = (25 × 5 − 8) × 7 + 10

72
TTT BORNHATER He was a born hater, and everything seemed this to him. ABHORRENT
10 TCXNAEAIS candies ☓ 43 – 51 EXIST ESTANCIA 80
11 YHSOEARTT SHATTER 50 – 58 THREATS RHEOSTAT 88
12 CTLMEUOTI CUTLET 56 – 64 MOTTLE TIMEOUT*, TOTEMIC 95
13 SNTEAEDRS STANDEES 64 – 64 TENDERS ASSENTED*, ASSENTER*, ASSERTED*, DEARESTS*, DEARNESS, EARNESTS*, ESTRANES*, SARSENET*, STANDERS*, STERANES* 103
14 75 100 8 6 1 6 → 682 682
6 × 100 + 75 + 6 + 1
74 – 74 682
6 × 100 + 75 + 6 + 1


113
15 BIGMERLIN LIMBERING
(6.25 seconds)
84 – 74 123
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