Episode 6818

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Episode 6818 was broadcast on 3 May 2018, as part of Series 78.

Toby McDonald played Alyssa Critchley, with Toby McDonald winning 111 – 10. The Dictionary Corner guest was Dr Phil Hammond, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

NOTE: Dictionary Corner did spot SARCOID in Round 13, however it was cut from the final take. [1]

Rounds

Rnd Selection Toby McDonald Score Alyssa Critchley Others Max.
1 PNLUEISAT SUPINATE 8 – 0 PLANETS ALUNITES*, INSULATE*, NUPTIALS*, PANTILES*, PATULINS*, PENTAILS*, PETUNIAS*, PLAINEST*, TAILSPUN*, UNPLAITS*, UNPLEATS* 8
2 EAFGLRPUD EARPLUG 15 – 0 DRAPE GRAUPEL*, PAGEFUL*, PLAGUED*, PLAGUER*, PURFLED, RAGEFUL*, RAPEFUL*, UPGRADE* 15
3 75 4 4 2 8 1 → 171 171
(75 + 8) × 2 + 4 + 1
25 – 0


25
TTT SUBSECTOR This is the most difficult of all to spot, according to the answer. OBSCUREST
4 SRXTROEIN STONIER 32 – 0 INTRORSE* 33
5 TBNAEASOE BEANOS 38 – 0 BOATS ABATONS*, BONESET* 40
6 25 50 5 8 5 7 → 249 249
50 × 5 − (8 − 7)
48 – 10 249
(5 + 5) × 25 − (8 − 7)


50
7 DPHAOIMOT DIATOM 54 – 10 HOODIA*, MATIPO*, MOOTAH*, OOMPAH, OPTIMA*, POMATO* 56
8 EISDRQUEH SQUIRED 61 – 10 HIDES QUEERISH 64
9 25 1 3 7 8 8 → 442 442
(8 + 7 + 3) × 25 − 8
71 – 10


74
TTT MAGICGRIN No grin to be seen here; in fact, he's doing the complete opposite. GRIMACING
10 NDLAEUIRJ UNRAILED 79 – 10 ireland ☓ 82
11 TLRAIUNOL URANOTIL 87 – 10 TRAIL 90
12 MYSGEUAES MESSAGE 94 – 10 GUESS MESSUAGE* 98
13 DCROIAFIS RAIOIDS 101 – 10 SARCOID** 105
14 25 75 7 3 4 2 → 529 529
75 × 7 + 4
111 – 10 528


115
15 BUNGDIBIN indubbing ☓
(29.25 seconds)
111 – 10 DUBBINING 125
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