Episode 6769

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Episode 6769 was broadcast on 22 February 2018, as part of Series 78.

Philip Aston played Sylvia O'Brien, with Philip Aston winning 123 – 40. The Dictionary Corner guest was Alastair Stewart, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

NOTE: In Round 11, O'Brien was not asked to spell her word; therefore, she may have intended the word GRATE rather than GREAT.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Philip Aston Score Sylvia O'Brien Others Max.
1 RSTAIOPRE PRIORATES 18 – 0 ROASTER PARROTISE*, TROPARIES* 18
2 PMIOCSETI MOPIEST 25 – 0 MITES POETICISM 36
3 50 25 100 2 1 7 → 849 849
(2 + 7) × 100 − 50 − 1
35 – 0 850


46
TTT RUEDAEMON You might rue upsetting the daemon, especially when you see this change. DEMEANOUR
4 AIQDENFIR DENARII 42 – 0 FRIEND 53
5 BNRAEOHEL EARLOBE 49 – 0 leaned ☓ EARHOLE*, ENABLER, RENABLE* 60
6 100 50 25 75 7 6 → 199 199
100 + 75 + 25 − (7 − 6)
59 – 10 199
100 + 75 + 25 − (7 − 6)


70
7 NMDAEIMAS ADAMINES 67 – 10 MAIDENS MAENADISM* 88
8 OELWNISGU IGNEOUS 74 – 17 SLOWING LIGNEOUS, LONGWISE* 96
9 100 75 25 6 5 2 → 274 274
100 × 2 + 75 − (6 − 5)
84 – 17 275


106
TTT ISNTBEAST Nora isn't a beast; she's just known for her crazy behaviour. BATTINESS
10 ZGPAEFUPR gauzer ☓ 84 – 17 grappe ☓ FAPPER*, FRAPPE*, GAPPER, PAUPER*, ZAPPER* 112
11 TRGIEATOX TRIAGE 90 – 17 GREAT GAROTTE* 119
12 EUIHMTENJ MINUTE 96 – 23 HITMEN METHINE*, MUNJEET* 126
13 LSMAIATEL MALAISE 103 – 30 MALLETS ALALITES*, MITELLAS* 134
14 50 9 3 8 3 10 → 353 353
(10 − 3) × 50 + 3
113 – 40 353
(10 − 3) × 50 + 3


144
15 STEAKFIRE FREAKIEST
(0.5 seconds)
123 – 40 154
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