Episode 6824

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Episode 6824 was broadcast on 11 May 2018, as part of Series 78.

Paul Harper played Faye Battye, with Paul Harper winning 92 – 59. The Dictionary Corner guest was Adrian Chiles, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Paul Harper Score Faye Battye Others Max.
1 SGAEORDIP ASPIRED 7 – 7 ASPIRED POSIGRADE* 18
2 NTUORIFTN UNFIT 12 – 12 FRUIT FORINT, INTRON*, NITRON*, NUTTIN*, OUTFIT*, ROTTIN*, TRITON*, TURION*, UNITOR* 24
3 100 2 5 5 8 3 → 533 533
(100 + 5) × 5 + 8
22 – 22 533
(8 − 2 + 100) × 5 + 5 − 2


34
TTT HASBULLET He has a bullet in his body but it's not going to cause death. SUBLETHAL
4 DCAEJRUSD CAUSED 32 – 22 RACED ADDUCERS, CRUSADED 42
5 BDOAIPREY PAIRED 34 – 22 boared ☓ RADIOBE* 49
6 50 2 2 1 3 3 → 870 34 – 22

RR: 870 = ((50 − 1) × 3 − 2) × 3 × 2

59
7 TSLAIUPOC OPTICAL 41 – 29 TOPICAL CAPITOULS* 77
8 HTIFARLRE RETAIL 47 – 35 FARTER FARTHER*, FRAILER, RETIRAL*, RETRIAL*, TRAILER*, TRIFLER 84
9 25 3 7 2 10 5 → 963 962
(5 × 7 + 3) × 25 + 10 + 2
54 – 35

RR: 963 = (25 + 7) × 3 × 10 + 5 − 2

94
TTT COLINMUST Colin must submit his copy to the editor by 4pm at the latest. COLUMNIST
10 KGTOULAWV WALKOUT 61 – 35 OUTLAW OUTWALK 101
11 SNSIOEMNG MESSING 68 – 42 MESSING ENSIGNS*, MOSSING*, NOSINGS*, ONEINGS*, ONEISMS*, SENSING, SONGMEN*, SONNIES* 108
12 DLOASLBEV LOVABLE 75 – 42 BALLS ABSOLVED*, SOLVABLE 116
13 SMIOEPMSA IMPASSE 82 – 49 POMMIES IMPOSES*, MIMOSAS*, MISMAES*, MOPSIES*, SAMMIES, SOAPIES* 123
14 25 100 10 9 7 8 → 914 915 82 – 59 914
100 × 9 + 25 − 10 − (8 − 7)


133
15 OVERCREED RECOVERED
(2.5 seconds)
92 – 59 143
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