Episode 6849

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Episode 6849 was broadcast on 18 June 2018, and was the third quarter-final of Series 78.

Chris Thorn played Dougie Mackay, with Dougie Mackay winning 97 – 68. The Dictionary Corner guest was Helen Fospero, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Chris Thorn Score Dougie Mackay Others Max.
1 MTBSAUEOT MUTATES 7 – 7 MUTATES OUTBEAMS, OUTSTEAM*, SUBTOTEM* 8
2 MPSEIUNGE SEEMING 14 – 14 SEEMING GUIMPES*, IMPUGNS, PUNGIES*, SEEPING, SPUMING* 15
3 1 8 1 6 3 10 → 620 630 14 – 24 620
((6 + 3) × (8 − 1) − 1) × 10


25
TTT ROSEGIVEN Rose was given a special old coin by the monarch. SOVEREIGN
4 YZMAOINOH MOANY 19 – 29 MOONY ANYHOO*, HOMINY, ZOOMAN* 31
5 DNRDEOARS SERRANO 26 – 36 NODDERS ADORNERS, READORNS* 39
6 100 1 5 10 3 9 → 476 476
5 × 100 − (9 − 1) × 3
36 – 46 476
5 × 100 − (9 − 1) × 3


49
7 SCGIEOSPX SPICES 42 – 52 SCOPES COPIES, COPSES*, COSIES*, COSSIE*, GOSSIP, PISCOS*, POESIS*, POGIES, POISES*, POSIES*, POSSIE*, SOCIES*, SPOXES* 55
8 MBTEAIRHL MALTIER 49 – 59 THIMBLE BALMIER*, BLATHER, BLITHER*, HALBERT*, LAMBERT*, LIBRATE*, MARLITE*, REMBLAI*, RIMABLE*, TABLIER*, THERMAL*, TIMBALE*, TIMBREL*, TRIABLE* 62
9 10 7 6 3 1 5 → 716 712 49 – 66 715
(6 + 3) × (7 + 1) × 10 − 5

RR: 717 Best: 716 = (7 + 5) × 10 × 6 − 3 − 1

72
TTT UNCLECUTS Uncle cuts into a juicy, tender and tasty rib of beef. SUCCULENT
10 PWDEAURFT PARTED 55 – 66 upwater ☓ UPRATED 79
11 RDSKEIUDQ skuddier ☓ 55 – 73 KIDDERS DUIKERS*, DUSKIER, QUIRKED, RUDDIES*, SQUIRED* 86
12 TDLEAISVO VIOLATED 55 – 91 DOVETAILS 104
13 LTREAEWLV RETELL 61 – 97 TALLER WAVELET* 111
14 75 100 25 50 1 5 → 732 734
(100 + 50 − 75 ÷ 25) × 5 − 1
68 – 97 736

RR: 731 = (75 × 50 − 100) ÷ 5 + 1

118
15 NICERVERS 68 – 97 SCRIVENER 128
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