Episode 6823

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Episode 6823 was broadcast on 10 May 2018, as part of Series 78.

Paul Harper played Martyn Wingfield, with Paul Harper winning 81 – 56. The Dictionary Corner guest was Adrian Chiles, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Paul Harper Score Martyn Wingfield Others Max.
1 RTHUOAESF hustler ☓ 0 – 7 AUTHORS EARSHOT*, FATHERS, FATOUSH*, FOURTHS*, HOAREST*, SHAFTER, SHOUTER*, SOUTHER* 7
2 PRLIANTUX PLIANT 6 – 7 untrail ☓ NUPTIAL, PATULIN*, PURITAN, UNPLAIT* 14
3 50 10 7 2 6 1 → 171 171
50 × 2 + 10 × 7 + 1
16 – 7 173


24
TTT GASRANOUT When you see the answer to this, you could be feeling rather bitter. ANGOSTURA
4 SDLEIAWRS DERAILS 23 – 7 drawers ☓ LAIRDESS* 32
5 BKOEUTDLA BLOATED 30 – 7 outbaked ☓ ABLUTED*, BAULKED, BOULTED*, BOUTADE*, DOUBLET, OUTBLED* 39
6 100 5 2 1 9 4 → 816 814 30 – 17 816
(9 − 1) × (100 + 2)


49
7 MSEIZLABT BALMIEST 38 – 17 TABLES TIMBALES 57
8 NPNOIUGDV POUNDING 46 – 25 POUNDING 65
9 100 3 4 3 4 9 → 986 987
(3 + 3 + 4) × 100 − (4 + 9)
53 – 32 987
(3 + 3 + 4) × 100 − (4 + 9)

RR: 986 = (3 + 3 + 4 + 100) × 9 − 4

75
TTT SHORTRACE It was only a short race, but it came last; it was the wrong breed of animal. CARTHORSE
10 MGWOEONTE WOMEN 58 – 32 motown ☓ GENOME, GENTOO*, MOEGOE*, MOEONE*, MOGOTE*, TEGMEN*, TONEME, TOWNEE* 81
11 MLIOECQSA CLAIMS 64 – 38 CLAIMS CAMISOLE* 89
12 POMTEISVR MOPIEST 71 – 38 MISTER IMPOSTER*, IMPROVES, OVERTIPS, PIVOTERS*, REVOMITS*, SPORTIVE*, STOMPIER*, VOMITERS* 97
13 DHOEARRSI HARRIED 71 – 46 HOARDERS ROSARIED* 105
14 50 7 2 10 4 9 → 417 417
4 × 2 × 50 + 10 + 7
81 – 56 417
4 × 2 × 50 + 10 + 7


115
15 GULLYDINA 81 – 56 alludingly ☓
(21 seconds)
LANGUIDLY 125
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