Episode 6765

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Episode 6765 was broadcast on 16 February 2018, as part of Series 78.

Simon Baker played Becky Taberner, with Becky Taberner winning 86 – 35. The Dictionary Corner guest was Alistair McGowan, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Simon Baker Score Becky Taberner Others Max.
1 DMOURFAIW WAIF 4 – 0 fraid ☓ MAROUDI* 7
2 QREONBEIT BONIER 10 – 6 BONIER BORNITE, EBONITE, ROBINET* 14
3 50 1 9 3 2 8 → 171 171
(50 + 9 − 2) × 3
20 – 16 171
(50 + 8 − 1) × 3


24
TTT WATERFORD In my book about Ireland, this came right at the very end. AFTERWORD
4 TDOURHESD RUDEST 20 – 23 SHOUTED SHROUDED 32
5 MYEAERCAL yearly ☓ 20 – 29 CREAMY CARAMELY* 40
6 100 50 2 3 10 3 → 394 390 20 – 39 394
(10 − 2) × 50 − 3 − 3


50
7 FLPIUINSA PLAINS 26 – 39 FAILS AILPINS*, FINIALS*, NAUPLII*, NIAULIS*, PAINFUL, PANFULS, PAULINS* 57
8 SLEIPROTX slopier ☓ 26 – 39 explorist ☓ EXPLOITS, PETROILS*, PISTOLER*, POITRELS*, SEXPLOIT* 65
9 75 1 5 6 9 8 → 435 26 – 49 435
75 × 6 − 9 − 5 − 1


75
TTT GIFTHORSE If you knew what was to come, you'd not have looked this in the mouth. FORESIGHT
10 DTIONWOIR TWIN 30 – 53 WOOD INDOOR*, NIDIOT*, ROTINI*, TOROID 81
11 PBLAUEKTD bauked ☓ 30 – 59 UPDATE DUBPLATE* 89
12 LPEOMVAGT MAPLE 30 – 66 VOLTAGE MEGAVOLT 97
13 SZMEIUNLI SMILE 35 – 66 luminise ☓ MILIEUS, MISLINE* 104
14 100 75 10 3 9 2 → 983 982 35 – 76 983
(100 − 2) × 10 + 3


114
15 TIGERLION 35 – 86 LOITERING
(2.5 seconds)
124
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