Episode 6741

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Episode 6741 was broadcast on 15 January 2018, as part of Series 78.

Jacob Coventry-Peters played Mary Bainbridge, with Mary Bainbridge winning 87 – 81. The Dictionary Corner guest was Richard Arnold, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Jacob Coventry-Peters Score Mary Bainbridge Others Max.
1 RSPIAUNVE unpairs ☓ 0 – 6 PRAISE PARVENUS, PERUVINS*, UNPRAISE* 8
2 MPROIUQSE UMPIRES 7 – 13 UMPIRES QUIPSOME* 16
3 100 3 10 9 2 5 → 258 259
100 ÷ 2 × 5 + 9
14 – 20 259
100 ÷ 2 × 5 + 9

RR: 258 = 2 × 100 + 9 × 5 + 10 + 3

26
TTT BIGBUSTER Buster was a big fella, but he was also very dirty. GRUBBIEST
4 TCBAIIROL BAILOR 20 – 26 TRIBAL ABIOTIC*, ALBITIC*, CIBORIA*, CORTILI*, ORBITAL, RIBITOL* 33
5 GMZFEOEDR FORGED 26 – 32 MERGED FREEDOM 40
6 100 8 5 7 6 7 → 555 555
100 × 5 + 7 × 7 + 6
36 – 42 555
5 × 100 + 6 × 8 + 7


50
7 MLTIEOPDI PILOTED 36 – 50 IMPOLITE 58
8 RMSUEIDKD MUDDIER 43 – 57 MUDDIER DUDEISM, DUIKERS*, DUSKIER, KIDDERS*, MIDDERS*, MUDDERS*, MUDDIES*, MUSIKER*, MUSKIER, RUDDIES*, SMIRKED* 65
9 100 2 6 4 5 5 → 290 290
(5 − 2) × 100 − 6 − 4
53 – 67 290
6 ÷ 2 × 100 − 5 − 5


75
TTT LINETRADE More often than not, he's the last one in and the last one out. TAILENDER
10 BTSEIOXFM FOXIEST 60 – 67 BEFITS BOXIEST, FEMBOTS*, FOMITES* 82
11 JLTIAILUI JILT 64 – 71 JAIL AILILIU* 89
12 YRANEWOSR WARNERS 71 – 71 YEARNS NARROWS, RAWNERS*, RESWORN*, ROWNERS*, SERRANO*, WARRENS, YARROWS*, YAWNERS* 96
13 GWPAEOHLS PEALS 71 – 77 WHALES LOWAGES* 103
14 50 9 8 10 5 1 → 693 691 71 – 87 693
(9 + 5) × 50 − (8 − 1)


113
15 WIFEROPER FIREPOWER
(1.75 seconds)
81 – 87 123
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