Episode 6749

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Episode 6749 was broadcast on 25 January 2018, as part of Series 78.

Chris Thorn played Robin McConnell, with Chris Thorn winning 92 – 72. The Dictionary Corner guest was John Inverdale, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Chris Thorn Score Robin McConnell Others Max.
1 NBHEIENSY SHINE 5 – 0 shiney ☓ BENNIES 7
2 SMUBADTIA AUDITS 11 – 6 STADIA BASMATI*, MITSUBA*, STADIUM, SUTIABA* 14
3 100 7 4 2 5 9 → 139 139
5 × 7 + 4 + 100
21 – 16 139
4 × 9 + 5 − 2 + 100


24
TTT TINYTRACE You be sure of it; you be absolutely sure of it. CERTAINTY
4 ROMTARUKE MORTAR 21 – 23 MATURER ERRATUM*, ORATURE*, OUTRAKE, ROTAMER* 31
5 WTSUEIRWF FUSTIER 28 – 23 FURIES SURFEIT, SWIFTER* 38
6 25 9 2 9 1 3 → 614 611
(9 − 1) × 3 × 25 + 9 + 2
35 – 30 611
(9 − 1) × 3 × 25 + 9 + 2

RR: 614 = (25 + 9) × 2 × 9 + 3 − 1

48
7 QSNZEUOCE QUEENS 41 – 36 OUNCES COZENS 54
8 LAMTEPUFE PLATE 46 – 41 PLUME AMPUTEE, EMULATE, PLUMATE*, PLUMETE* 61
9 9 1 3 7 3 5 → 381 380
(7 × 5 + 3) × (9 + 1)
53 – 48 380
(7 × 5 + 3) × (9 + 1)

RR: 381 = (1 + 5) × 9 × 7 + 3

71
TTT BACONTUCK Three-two-one, it sounds like Dracula's returned. COUNTBACK
10 NIJALIMAD ANIMAL 59 – 54 ANIMAL NIALAMID* 79
11 RTLSOAIMO MORTALS 59 – 62 MORALIST ISOLATOR, MOTORIAL*, OSTIOLAR* 87
12 DANITENAD TANNED 65 – 62 ADIATED*, ANDANTE 94
13 LRDEAETLD RELATED 72 – 62 TREADLED 102
14 75 8 7 6 8 4 → 656 656
(75 + 6) × 8 + 8
82 – 72 656
8 × 75 + 8 × 7


112
15 RENTGIVER REVERTING
(5.25 seconds)
92 – 72 122
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