Episode 6832

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Episode 6832 was broadcast on 23 May 2018, as part of Series 78.

Steve Middle played Terry Hyde, with Steve Middle winning 95 – 58. The Dictionary Corner guest was Barry McGuigan, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

NOTE: In Round 1, Hyde was not asked to spell his word; therefore, he may have intended the word GRATE rather than GREAT.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Steve Middle Score Terry Hyde Others Max.
1 WGRTOEIWA WAITER 6 – 0 GREAT GOATIER* 7
2 TRGOENAEZ TOERAG 12 – 6 REGENT GRANTEE*, GREATEN*, NEGATER*, NEGATOR, REAGENT*, RENTAGE* 14
3 75 9 3 1 2 8 → 695 695
9 × 75 + 8 × 2 + 3 + 1
22 – 6


24
TTT CAUSEOFIT The atmosphere changed; flippant remarks were the cause of it. FACETIOUS
4 PSGAIDEIT DIGITS 28 – 12 PASTED DIGIPETS* 32
5 PTLREEIVR TREE 28 – 18 RETIRE RIVERLET 40
6 75 25 10 7 8 2 → 175 175
25 × 7
38 – 28 175
(8 + 2) × 10 + 75


50
7 QFSTOAUSI QUOITS 44 – 34 QUOTAS FATSOS, FOISTS, OUSIAS*, QUASSI*, SOFTAS*, SQUATS, SQUITS* 56
8 DLNEASIUY SAILED 50 – 40 UNEASY UNEASILY 64
9 100 2 6 4 1 1 → 384 384
(100 − 2) × 4 − 6 − 1 − 1
60 – 40 384 ☓


74
TTT STEALHERS The suitor won't steal hers; like a jellyfish, she hasn't got one. HEARTLESS
10 DTJSIOAHO HOOTS 65 – 45 HOIST HOODIAS*, TOADISH* 81
11 MNDNAOUSO MOUNDS 71 – 51 NOMADS ADNOUNS*, MUNDANS*, OSMUNDA* 88
12 LPTAOVEAG VOLTAGE 78 – 51 GATE PLAGATE* 95
13 PNSXEEINR SPINNER 85 – 58 PENNIES EXPIRES, NERINES*, NEXINES*, PENNERS*, PERINES*, PINNERS*, PREXIES*, REPINES* 102
14 50 25 7 5 10 2 → 313 313
50 × 7 − (25 + 10 + 2)
95 – 58 313 ☓


112
15 CLEOPETRA 95 – 58 PERCOLATE 122
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