Episode 6746

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Episode 6746 was broadcast on 22 January 2018, as part of Series 78.

Chris Thorn played Terry Kelly, with Chris Thorn winning 108 – 47. The Dictionary Corner guest was Raj Bisram, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Chris Thorn Score Terry Kelly Others Max.
1 BDHEIESMU BEMUSED 7 – 0 IMBUED EMBUSED* 7
2 BQEVUSWAR QUAVERS 14 – 7 QUAVERS BARQUES* 14
3 100 2 9 6 7 5 → 996 996
5 × 2 × 100 − (7 − (9 − 6))
24 – 7 995


24
TTT OTTERBLOG His ambition is to go all around the world playing basketball. GLOBETROT
4 SPOELNATO POOTLES 31 – 14 PLANETS LAPSTONE, PELOTONS*, PETALONS*, PLATOONS, PLEONAST*, POLENTAS, TEASPOON 32
5 DRMAEITWP PIRATED 38 – 21 TRAMPED IMPARTED, TIMEWARD* 40
6 50 25 10 7 3 1 → 542 545 38 – 28 543
(10 + 1) × 50 − 7

RR: 542 = (50 + 25 + 1) × 7 + 10

50
7 ZNTAOGLES LONGEST 45 – 28 GLOATS TANGELOS 58
8 JCIFEOTRT EROTIC 51 – 28 FORCE COTTIER 65
9 10 8 6 6 4 9 → 204 204
(6 + 6 + 8) × 10 + 4
61 – 28 200


75
TTT THIEFMASK You get to work on time, but it's just a temporary measure. MAKESHIFT
10 NDEOGLIGL GELDING 68 – 35 LODGING DOGLING*, DOLLING*, GELLING*, GODLING*, NIGGLED 82
11 AOFNRDRIV AVOID 73 – 40 FROND ARRONDI*, ORDINAR*, RANDORI* 89
12 HDREUTSAN THUNDERS 81 – 40 HARDEST UNTHREADS* 107
13 SYMEODITP DEPOSIT 88 – 47 DOPIEST MISTYPED*, PEYOTISM* 115
14 75 25 100 50 5 1 → 258 258
(50 + 1) × 5 + 75 ÷ 25
98 – 47 258 ☓


125
15 RINGACHES SEARCHING
(20.75 seconds)
108 – 47 cherishing ☓
(3.5 seconds)
135
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