Episode 6796

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Episode 6796 was broadcast on 2 April 2018, as part of Series 78.

George Armstrong played Noel Jongwe, with George Armstrong winning 78 – 68, after a tie-break conundrum. The Dictionary Corner guest was Jay Rayner, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

NOTE: This game actually featured three conundrums, with the solution to the second conundrum being POLEAXING. However, due to time constraints, this second conundrum was cut.

Rounds

Rnd Selection George Armstrong Score Noel Jongwe Others Max.
1 NRATOUNAE ORNATE 6 – 6 TANNER AERONAUT 8
2 RLCRTIUAE clutter ☓ 6 – 6 curater ☓ RECRUITAL*, RETICULAR 26
3 25 100 50 4 3 2 → 208 208
(100 + 4) × 2
16 – 16 208
(100 + 4) × 2


36
TTT SPEEDRIMS Plenty of speed and lovely rims; I'm quite taken with this new car. IMPRESSED
4 IOUILTNGM MUTING 16 – 24 MOULTING 44
5 RUSFETUAB BRUTES 16 – 31 FUTURES ARBUTUS*, AUTEURS*, BUREAUS* 51
6 75 25 4 2 2 10 → 952 950
(75 + 25 − 4 − 2 ÷ 2) × 10
23 – 31

RR: 952 = (4 × 10 − 2) × 25 + 2

61
7 RELTUNMAG GRANULE 30 – 31 muntage ☓ ARGUMENT, GUNMETAL, REGULANT* 69
8 EAOEAPXRH heaper ☓ 30 – 37 HOAXER RAPHAE* 75
9 100 25 75 3 10 7 → 157 157
100 + 75 − 25 + 7
40 – 47 157
100 + 75 − 25 + 7


85
TTT UNDERFLOW According to James and Donna, it's definitely this sort of life. WONDERFUL
10 DYSLPIOEA SPOILED 47 – 54 DEPLOYS ELASIPOD*, OPALISED* 93
11 VOSRETLOA LOOTERS 54 – 61 LOOTERS LEVATORS*, OSETROVA*, OVERSALT*, ROSOLATE* 101
12 OIEIWTFDN FONT 58 – 61 fonted ☓ TOWNIFIED 119
13 JEDSOPIVL lopside ☓ 58 – 68 SPOILED DESPOIL*, DIPOLES*, PELOIDS*, PLOSIVE 126
14 100 25 75 50 9 10 → 782 782
75 × 10 + 25 + 9 − 100 ÷ 50
68 – 68 784


136
15 BLUERINSE 68 – 68 NEBULISER 146
TB SQUEERTED REQUESTED
(1.75 seconds)
78 – 68 146
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