Episode 6798

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Episode 6798 was broadcast on 4 April 2018, as part of Series 78.

George Armstrong played Danny Sarkissian, with George Armstrong winning 95 – 69. The Dictionary Corner guest was Colin Murray, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

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

Rounds

Rnd Selection George Armstrong Score Danny Sarkissian Others Max.
1 TOKSANERU OUTRANKS 8 – 0 RANKEST OUTEARNS*, OUTRAKES* 8
2 SWEISLERW WIRELESS 16 – 8 WIRELESS 16
3 75 25 50 8 1 1 → 883 875
(1 + 1) × 50 × 8 + 75
21 – 13 875
8 × 50 × (1 + 1) + 75

RR: 882 Best: 882 = (75 + 50 + 1) × (8 − 1)

23
TTT PATONBILL Even when it's outside the box, it's definitely a pen. BALLPOINT
4 BRDIEPMIA IMPAIRED 29 – 21 IMPAIRED 31
5 HIRVEDIRO DRIVER 35 – 27 DRIVER IVORIED* 38
6 50 2 8 2 3 5 → 234 234
50 × 5 − 8 × 2
45 – 37 234
50 × 5 − 8 × 2


48
7 CETFEDOSA DEFECTS 52 – 37 COATED ACETOSE*, CESTODE*, COASTED, COATEES*, DEAFEST*, DEFACES*, DEFEATS*, FACETED*, FEASTED 55
8 XTLOERTIH HOTTER 58 – 43 TOILET ORTHITE*, TRIOLET 62
9 100 10 7 2 2 9 → 992 992
(100 − 2 ÷ 2) × 10 + 9 − 7
68 – 53 992
100 × 10 − (2 ÷ 2 + 7)


72
TTT AGOALDOWN They were only a goal down at half-time, but they let in lots more in the second period. WAGONLOAD
10 BSEONSNUR BONES 68 – 59 BONERS BONUSES*, BOURNES*, BOURSES*, NEURONS, SUBORNS*, UNROBES* 79
11 MEVFUGOTJ VOGUE 73 – 59 MOVE FUMET*, MOGUE* 84
12 DAZNOIQTE ATONED 79 – 59 ZONED ADONITE*, ADONIZE*, ANODIZE 91
13 NOCPALEYT CANOPY 85 – 59 PLACE CALOTYPE* 99
14 9 6 10 9 10 4 → 421 421
(10 × 10 + 9 − 6) × 4 + 9
95 – 59 424


109
15 TREEDRIFT 95 – 69 FRITTERED
(17.5 seconds)
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