Episode 6829

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Episode 6829 was broadcast on 18 May 2018, as part of Series 78.

Paul Harper played Gerry Walsh, with Paul Harper winning 107 – 41. The Dictionary Corner guest was Dr Linda Papadopoulos, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Paul Harper Score Gerry Walsh Others Max.
1 TDSEIIQWN WINDIEST 8 – 0 windies ☓ 8
2 SEOTNMABU BATSMEN 15 – 0 UNMAST BOATSMEN, MANBOTES*, OUTBEAMS*, SEAMOUNT, UMBONATE* 16
3 50 1 1 2 10 9 → 737 750 15 – 0

RR: 737 = (50 − 10 + 1) × 2 × 9 − 1

26
TTT SHIFTIEST He's the shiftiest of characters, with some very peculiar tastes. FETISHIST
4 TRNEIORVU ROUTER 21 – 0 7 OVERTURN, ROUTINER*, TURNOVER* 34
5 DJAEOGLFW FLOWED 27 – 6 FLOWED FLAWED, FOALED, FODGEL*, GAOLED*, GLOWED*, GOLFED*, JOWLED*, LOAFED*, LOWAGE*, WOLFED* 40
6 25 6 9 5 6 4 → 778 775
(6 × 5 + 4 + 6 − 9) × 25
34 – 6 774

RR: 778 = ((25 − 5) × 6 + 9) × 6 + 4

50
7 RPNEAISRT TRANSPIRE 52 – 24 TRANSPIRE PRETRAINS*, RESPIRANT, TERRAPINS* 68
8 SPSAIEMTA PASTIMES 60 – 24 STEAMS MATAPIES*, PETASMAS*, TIMEPASS* 76
9 100 5 7 1 4 3 → 544 544
(100 + 7 + 1) × 5 + 4
70 – 34 544
(100 + 7 + 1) × 5 + 4


86
TTT SISTERFLU All his attempts to steal the apples were in vain. FRUITLESS
10 NDSOAIGYD SODDING 77 – 41 SODDING DADINGS*, GADOIDS, GANOIDS* 93
11 TVOAEMLID MOTIVE 83 – 41 melted ☓ MOLDAVITE* 111
12 BTRAOETFO BAREFOOT 91 – 41 ratted ☓ 119
13 HPEOALRZS OPERAS 97 – 41 sharper ☓ PAROLES, PLASHER*, PLOSHER*, REPOSAL*, SHOALER* 126
14 2 4 1 4 2 6 → 875 97 – 41

RR: 576 = 6 × 4 × 4 × (2 + 1) × 2

126
15 GLENLEACH CHALLENGE
(5.25 seconds)
107 – 41 136
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