Episode 6757

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Episode 6757 was broadcast on 6 February 2018, as part of Series 78.

Phil Davies played Simon Block, with Phil Davies winning 96 – 28. The Dictionary Corner guest was Alexis Conran, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Phil Davies Score Simon Block Others Max.
1 NSERZIOBT bronziest ☓ 0 – 0 brazen ☓ RIBSTONE*, ROBINETS* 8
2 YGRAOLIER OGLER 0 – 6 GAOLER GIRLERY*, RAGLORE* 15
3 25 6 9 1 8 3 → 303 303
(3 + 9) × 25 + 8 + 1 − 6
10 – 16 303
(3 + 9) × 25 + 8 − 6 + 1


25
TTT HOLYGROIN She studied this for years, so she definitely "nose" about it. RHINOLOGY
4 HAEFSLAOV LOAVES 16 – 22 HALVES AASVOEL*, FAVELAS* 32
5 CROFSEUPN POUNCERS 24 – 22 FORCES PREFOCUS 40
6 25 75 1 8 5 3 → 549 549
(3 × 5 − 8) × 75 + 25 − 1
34 – 22 555


50
7 PSIGOHIRN PRISING 41 – 22 hirings ☓ HORSING, IRONISH*, NOIRISH*, ORIGINS*, ORPINGS*, PHISIOG*, POISING*, POSHING*, PROINGS*, PROSING*, RIPINGS*, RISPING*, ROSPING*, SHORING 57
8 ARTEAWUNS SAUNTER 48 – 22 WASTER UNAWARES, URANATES* 65
9 25 7 8 9 4 1 → 831 832
(8 × 4 + 1) × 25 + 7
55 – 22

RR: 831 = (7 × 8 − 4) × (25 − 9) − 1

75
TTT SPEDCANAL They never sped along the canal; they took their time and took in the wonderful views. LANDSCAPE
10 TMECIPEOL COMPLETE 63 – 22 POLICE 83
11 TLEADTVIX valeted ☓ 63 – 28 DATIVE ALVITE*, DETAIL*, DILATE*, TAILED*, TAXIED, TILTED*, TITLED*, VAILED*, VATTED*, VITTAE*, VITTLE* 89
12 BETIWUDIM IMBUED 69 – 28 TIMED DIMWIT*, TEDIUM* 95
13 ENULIDRNL UNLINED 76 – 28 DULLER INURNED* 102
14 75 100 4 5 1 9 → 959 959
100 × 9 + 75 − (5 − 1) × 4
86 – 28


112
15 DESIREHMM SHIMMERED
(3.25 seconds)
96 – 28 122
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