Episode 6842

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Episode 6842 was broadcast on 7 June 2018, as part of Series 78.

Mick Purdie played Chris Porter, with Mick Purdie winning 81 – 75. The Dictionary Corner guest was Nina Hossain, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Mick Purdie Score Chris Porter Others Max.
1 IAEIRLGPO GOALIE 6 – 0 regail ☓ PELORIA*, PERGOLA, PIEROGI*, POLIGAR* 7
2 AOAETNTSI NOTATES 13 – 7 STATION ASTATINE* 15
3 50 6 10 7 9 3 → 262 259 13 – 14 263
50 × 6 − 3 × 10 − 7

RR: 262 = (50 − 3) × 6 − (9 − 7) × 10

25
TTT GROWSNINE His wart grows to nine millimetres wide; it's definitely not getting any better. WORSENING
4 OEIOCTRDA ADROIT 19 – 20 ROOTED CAROTID, CORDATE*, CORDITE*, CORTADO*, EROTICA, RATIOED*, REDCOAT* 32
5 EUOESRTMU METEORS 26 – 27 METEORS EMOTERS*, REMOTES, RUESOME*, TUMOURS* 39
6 50 8 4 2 1 7 → 761 761
(50 + 1) × (7 + 8) − 4
36 – 37 761
(50 × 2 + 8) × 7 + 4 + 1


49
7 IAEIXLJRO JAILER 42 – 43 JAILER ELIXIR, OILIER* 55
8 NRNKEAEOH HANKER 48 – 49 HARKEN HEARKEN 62
9 100 2 6 5 1 8 → 598 598
6 × 100 − 2
58 – 59 598
(5 + 1) × 100 − 2


72
TTT NERDYBATS He was there, but he didn't do anything; he just observed. BYSTANDER
10 MPTMEAOIT TOTEM 63 – 64 PATIO OPTIMATE 80
11 AUEORSDSA ADORES 69 – 70 DOSSER AROUSED, AROUSES*, ASSURED, RADEAUS* 87
12 CGBRIEUAW CAGIER 75 – 70 BRACE RIBCAGE* 94
13 IAOETDQMA MOATED 81 – 70 TIMED ADAMITE* 101
14 50 10 6 7 2 3 → 789 789 ☓ 81 – 75 779
(50 × 2 + 10) × 7 + 6 + 3

RR: 789 = (6 + 10) × 50 − (7 × 2 − 3)

111
15 RANTCREEP 81 – 75 CARPENTER 121
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