Episode 6751

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Episode 6751 was broadcast on 29 January 2018, as part of Series 78.

Chris Thorn played Paul McGhee, with Chris Thorn winning 87 – 65. The Dictionary Corner guest was John Inverdale, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Chris Thorn Score Paul McGhee Others Max.
1 YFDOIERSD FODDER 6 – 6 DIODES FODDERS, FOREDID* 7
2 SPATERTIS PARTIES 6 – 14 PASTRIES ARTISTES*, ARTSIEST*, PASTIEST*, PATRISTS*, PATTRESS*, PIASTRES*, PIRATESS*, RASPIEST*, RASPITES*, SPATTERS, SPITTERS*, STRIATES*, TAPSTERS*, TIPSTERS*, TRAIPSES* 15
3 50 3 9 5 8 5 → 134 134
(50 − 5) × 3 − (9 − 8)
16 – 24 134
(50 − 5) × 3 − (9 − 8)


25
TTT BESTFORIT What's best for preventing it? Why, a good pair of gloves. FROSTBITE
4 RLUHVIRPE HURLER 22 – 24 purile ☓ UPRIVER 32
5 FNSCIOELR RECOILS 29 – 31 CLONERS CONIFERS, FORENSIC, FORNICES*, LICENSOR* 40
6 25 7 2 9 9 3 → 205 205
(9 ÷ 9 + 7) × 25 + 3 + 2
39 – 31


50
7 MTRIEOGNJ JOINER 45 – 37 MENTOR EMOTING, GENITOR*, GOINTER*, JOINTER*, MITOGEN*, MORIENT*, REJOINT*, TERMING*, TRIGONE* 57
8 TLUREDOST SLOTTED 52 – 44 LOUDEST ROTULETS* 65
9 9 5 8 3 6 1 → 471 471
(3 − 1) × 5 × 8 × 6 − 9
62 – 44 465


75
TTT VIOLETRAT Does he put tax on a jacket spud? How uplifting! LEVITATOR
10 GCAHISMAS CHASMS 68 – 50 SCHISM CHIASMA, SIMCHAS* 82
11 TLMREIAMD MALTIER 75 – 50 realtime ☓ TRILEMMA* 90
12 LNWEOSDIZ 8 75 – 58 DOWNSIZE 98
13 TRTPEAEBI BATTIER 82 – 65 BATTIER BATTERIE* 106
14 25 8 10 3 5 8 → 695 702
10 × 3 × 25 − 8 × 5 − 8
87 – 65

RR: 695 = (25 × 8 + 5) × 3 + 8 × 10

116
15 SITINSECT
(29.75 seconds)
87 – 65 insistence ☓
(23.75 seconds)
SCIENTIST 126
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