Episode 6761

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Episode 6761 was broadcast on 12 February 2018, as part of Series 78.

Phil Davies played Ben Jenkins, with Phil Davies winning 104 – 77. The Dictionary Corner guest was Alexis Conran, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

NOTE: For reasons unknown, Jenkins was asked to declare his word length first in the odd-numbered Round 5.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Phil Davies Score Ben Jenkins Others Max.
1 TNGOEIAKP PEAKING 7 – 7 PEAKING PINOTAGE, POINTAGE* 8
2 TSPUTEOAD SPOUTED 14 – 14 SPOTTED OUTDATES, POSTDATE* 16
3 25 50 7 7 9 1 → 567 567
(50 + 25 + 7 − 1) × 7
24 – 14


26
TTT LARGENOSE Pinocchio would be proud of some of the things this person writes. SLOGANEER
4 RSLBAEALO BALLERS 31 – 21 BALLERS BRESAOLA* 34
5 YOIRMALBI MARBLY 37 – 21 BROIL BARMILY, BILIARY*, MILIARY* 41
6 25 2 5 3 5 6 → 512 509 37 – 28 510
(6 × 3 + 2) × 25 + 5 + 5

RR: 512 = (25 × 5 + 3) × (6 − 2)

51
7 NREPWAENT PARENT 43 – 34 PAWNER PATENNER* 59
8 ENDFIUSDI INFUSED 50 – 41 INFUSED NUDIFIED* 67
9 100 25 6 5 2 2 → 775 775
(5 × 6 + 2 ÷ 2) × 25
60 – 51 775
(5 × 6 + 2 ÷ 2) × 25


77
TTT IFTHEMANS If the man's too big, he'll never get inside this hole. MINESHAFT
10 HTDAOWDIE THAWED 66 – 57 THAWED DOTHEAD*, TOADIED, TOWHEAD* 84
11 IEUGMTOJM GOUT 70 – 61 MUTE OUTJIE 90
12 RSSNIEACR RACINESS 78 – 61 CARNIES 98
13 LVOOLESAR LOVERS 84 – 67 LOVERS OVERALLS 106
14 8 2 8 1 7 7 → 295 295
7 × 7 × (8 − 2) + 1
94 – 77 295
7 × 7 × (8 − 2) + 1


116
15 MOPEDCELL COMPELLED
(1.75 seconds)
104 – 77 126
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