Episode 6768

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Episode 6768 was broadcast on 21 February 2018, as part of Series 78.

Jill Thwaites played Philip Aston, with Philip Aston winning 107 – 27. The Dictionary Corner guest was Alastair Stewart, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Thwaites' score of 27 points is the joint lowest score made by an incumbent daily champion in a 15 round format, equalling that made in Episode 6400 (though this latter score of 27 included 7 points from an administrative error).

Rounds

Rnd Selection Jill Thwaites Score Philip Aston Others Max.
1 TROEMNASL LAMENTS 0 – 8 MONSTERA MARLSTONE*, MESTRANOL* 18
2 NTREAISNT INSTANT 0 – 16 NITRATES INSTANTER, INTRANETS*, TRANSIENT 36
3 100 5 7 8 3 9 → 520 520
100 × 5 + 9 + 3 + 8
10 – 26 520
(100 + 7 − 3) × 5


46
TTT SMALLBIOG It may only be small, but it can certainly have a big impact. GLOBALISM
4 PNXEOIMEI PIXIE 10 – 32 PIEMEN MEINIE*, MOENIE* 52
5 TSETBAEGM BEAST 10 – 39 GESTATE GAMETES, METATES*, TAGETES* 59
6 25 5 8 9 7 2 → 462 462
9 × 2 × 25 + 7 + 5
20 – 49 462
(25 + 8) × 2 × 7


69
7 SQADMEIJT DEMIST 20 – 56 MISDATE 76
8 RDFAIEGLE FAILED 20 – 64 FILAGREE FILAGREED 94
9 25 3 9 5 1 2 → 728 20 – 71 729
(25 × 3 + 5 + 1) × 9

RR: 728 = (25 + 2) × 3 × 9 − 1

104
TTT ABITEWITH If you fancy a bite to eat, you might have these with tartare sauce. WHITEBAIT
10 PWHOIUICA CHOP 20 – 76 POUCH CAHOW*, COPHA*, OPIHI*, PHOCA*, PICHI*, POACH, WHAUP* 109
11 HLAFLEOCR CALLER 20 – 83 CHOLERA ORCHELLA* 117
12 GRNAUEPUI REAPING 27 – 90 REAPING GUIPURE* 124
13 MPSAIZORI PRISM 27 – 97 IMPAIRS MISPAIR 131
14 25 50 75 8 1 5 → 644 642 27 – 107 644
75 × 8 + 50 − 5 − 1


141
15 RUMPALIAS 27 – 107
(29.5 seconds)
MARSUPIAL 151
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