Episode 6760

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Episode 6760 was broadcast on 9 February 2018, as part of Series 78.

Phil Davies played John Owens, with Phil Davies winning 100 – 77. The Dictionary Corner guest was Alexis Conran, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Phil Davies Score John Owens Others Max.
1 RTUNWEAST TUNERS 6 – 6 WASTER TAUNTERS 8
2 TLDOEINML MOLTEN 12 – 6 MOLLIENT* 16
3 75 25 6 3 4 5 → 451 451
6 × 75 + 4 − 3
22 – 16 451
6 × 75 + 4 − 3


26
TTT FEWERMOON There were several supervisors in the factory, but they weren't three men. FOREWOMEN
4 SFHUOITQV outfish ☓ 22 – 21 SHOUT QUOITS, SHUFTI* 32
5 EDHJIEDNE HIDDEN 28 – 27 HIDDEN DENIED*, HEEDED, INDEED*, NEEDED 38
6 75 6 3 10 1 3 → 175 175
(6 + 3 + 1) × 10 + 75
38 – 37 175
(6 + 3 + 1) × 10 + 75


48
7 IUILRNESD LINERS 44 – 37 unriled ☓ INLIERS*, INSIDER*, INSURED, NURDLES*, NURSLED*, RESILIN*, RINDELS*, RINDLES*, RINDLIS*, SIDELIN*, URIDINE* 55
8 CWZAEOGSA CAGES 49 – 42 CAGES COWAGES 62
9 25 75 10 3 10 7 → 180 180
(10 × 7 − 10) × 75 ÷ 25
59 – 52 180
75 × 3 − 25 − 10 − 10


72
TTT SLEEPGURU It can't guarantee you a good night's sleep, but it'll make sure your eyes stay shut. SUPERGLUE
10 PTMRUAEDN MATURED 66 – 59 TRAMPED UNDREAMT*, UNPARTED 80
11 AXRNOCEEV overance ☓ 66 – 64 CAVER CERVENA* 87
12 RMGSIOAOR GROOMS 72 – 70 GROOMS ROOIGRAS* 95
13 SIFMUPTER FRUMPIEST 90 – 70 SIFTER PERFUMIST 113
14 3 5 5 10 9 7 → 404 402 90 – 77 403
(7 × 5 + 5) × 10 + 3

RR: 404 = (5 × 5 + 7 × 3) × 9 − 10

123
15 GUNGAWIFF GUFFAWING
(3.5 seconds)
100 – 77 133
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