Episode 6806

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Episode 6806 was broadcast on 16 April 2018, as part of Series 78.

Dougie Mackay played Gary Tanner, with Dougie Mackay winning 101 – 53. The Dictionary Corner guest was Jimmy Osmond, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Dougie Mackay Score Gary Tanner Others Max.
1 XTYOAORTE ROTATE 6 – 6 ROTATE OROTATE* 7
2 FSBUAEGTE BEAUTS 12 – 6 FEAST GABFEST* 14
3 50 10 9 6 4 7 → 127 127
(7 + 4) × (6 + 10 − 9) + 50
22 – 6 127 ☓


24
TTT LOWVESSEL To get the answer to this, you need to think about "rhythm". VOWELLESS
4 NLBOAIGRD BOARDING 30 – 14 BOARDING 32
5 HRSEEUQNA quasher ☓ 30 – 20 QUEERS QUAERES* 39
6 100 3 1 5 6 4 → 761 761
(100 − 4) × (5 + 3) − 6 − 1
40 – 30 761
(100 − 4) × (5 + 3) − 6 − 1


49
7 TVSOUIWHE WHITES 46 – 30 SOUTH OUTVIES 56
8 STMEAODPA DAMPEST 53 – 37 STAMPED ADESPOTA* 64
9 100 7 9 1 10 10 → 535 535
10 ÷ (10 − 9 + 1) × (100 + 7)
63 – 37 531


74
TTT YAMSNATCH He tugs away at the rigging on a regular basis. YACHTSMAN
10 VSIENMUNA MAUVES 69 – 43 UNMANS MANNIES, MENINAS* 81
11 DRTEOIKCE TRICKED 76 – 43 corted ☓ RICKETED*, ROCKETED 89
12 TNDOAEZSI SEDATION 84 – 43 DONATES ADONIZES*, ANODIZES* 97
13 CLPAOIDDE POLICED 91 – 43 PUDDLE CLADODE*, DECAPOD*, PEDOCAL*, PELADIC*, PLACODE*, PLACOID, PLAIDED, PODALIC* 104
14 75 100 25 2 3 6 → 325 325
75 × 3 + 100
101 – 53 325
3 × 100 + 25


114
15 GIVESHORT 101 – 53 OVERSIGHT 124
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