Episode 6816

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Episode 6816 was broadcast on 1 May 2018, as part of Series 78.

Toby McDonald played Colin Beckwith, with Toby McDonald winning 121 – 32. The Dictionary Corner guest was Chris Packham, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

NOTE: In Round 10, Beckwith was not asked to spell his word; therefore, he may have intended the word FARES rather than FAIRS.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Toby McDonald Score Colin Beckwith Others Max.
1 PHTIOENIR POINTIER 8 – 0 thornier ☓ 8
2 TRGAUISOT AGOUTIS 15 – 0 STAG AGISTOR*, AUTOIST*, GIAOURS*, GUITARS, ORATIST*, ORGIAST*, OUTRIGS*, RAGOUTS*, RITTAGS*, SAUTOIR*, TAUTOGS*, TOURIST, TURISTA* 15
3 100 6 3 10 7 1 → 550 550
(100 + 10) × (6 − 1)
25 – 0 546


25
TTT TRIEDNUTS He tried the nuts but couldn't chew them; he needs to revisit this person. DENTURIST
4 EAOBLTIXS BOATIES 32 – 0 EXALTS ABLEIST*, AEOLIST*, ASTILBE*, BESTIAL*, BOATELS*, BOXIEST*, ISOLATE, OBELIAS*, OBLATES*, OXTAILS*, SALTBOX*, SEXBOAT*, STABILE* 32
5 DPGEAUSOR ROGUED 38 – 6 SPARED PODARGUS*, UPGRADES 40
6 25 3 1 6 5 3 → 618 618
((5 − 1) × 25 + 3) × 6
48 – 6


50
7 DTHEAIMAS ADAMITES 56 – 6 heated ☓ ADAMSITE*, DIASTEMA*, MASTHEAD 58
8 ENODIJLRE REJOINED 64 – 6 joinered ☓ 66
9 100 1 7 5 5 4 → 508 508
100 × 5 + 7 + 1
74 – 16 508
100 × 5 + 7 + 1


76
TTT EATINGHER She was interrupted while eating her tea, so she's popped it in the microwave. REHEATING
10 SRAIFONQE REASON 80 – 16 FAIRS INSOFAR 83
11 MDTOAEBOW BOOTED 86 – 22 BOATED TABOOED* 90
12 EOTLURWIV OUTLIER 93 – 22 wilter ☓ OUTLIVER* 98
13 NYLAUEMOS MELANOUS 101 – 22 MEASLY 106
14 100 9 3 9 7 4 → 204 204
(9 − 7) × 100 + 4
111 – 32 204
(9 − 7) × 100 + 4


116
15 STACYCLAM CATACLYSM
(4.75 seconds)
121 – 32 126
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