Episode 6851

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Episode 6851 was broadcast on 20 June 2018, and was the first semi-final of Series 78.

Zarte Siempre played Phil Davies, with Zarte Siempre winning 112 – 88. The Dictionary Corner guest was Helen Fospero, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Zarte Siempre Score Phil Davies Others Max.
1 ERSEDRIGA disagreer ☓ 0 – 7 SERRIED DISAGREE, GREASIER, REGRADES 8
2 TOZDSMARE MAESTRO 7 – 14 ROASTED TZARDOMS 16
3 8 4 6 1 4 5 → 150 150
(4 + 1) × 5 × 6
17 – 24 150
6 × (4 + 1) × 5


26
TTT ONESHOULD One should think of a stringed instrument when trying to solve this. SOUNDHOLE
4 SLSUAFDTA ASSAULT 24 – 31 ASSAULT FLAUTAS* 33
5 PTBDIEOCX COPIED 30 – 37 COPIED PICOTED 40
6 100 75 3 7 6 1 → 127 127
7 × 3 + 6 + 100
40 – 47 127
(7 + 6) × (3 + 1) + 75


50
7 UEISLYWAE EASILY 46 – 47 weasely ☓ ASYLEE*, LEEWAY, WEASEL, WISELY* 56
8 NRKPOINTE POINTER 53 – 54 POINTER EINKORN*, ENPRINT*, INTONER*, NITRONE*, NOINTER*, PONTINE, PROTEIN*, PTERION*, REPOINT*, TROPINE* 63
9 7 6 5 4 4 3 → 918 918
((7 × 5 + 4) × 4 − 3) × 6
63 – 64 918
(4 × 7 + 6) × 3 × (4 + 5)


73
TTT QUEENIVOR When it comes to cooking, it's grapes with everything. VERONIQUE
10 ERNOESDJP RESPOND 70 – 71 RESPOND PENDEJOS*, PERSONED 81
11 AMTESIRUV MURIATES 78 – 71 MATURES 89
12 RNIFDUOQE FOUNDER 85 – 78 FOUNDER NEUROID*, QUERIDO*, QUOINED*, REFOUND*, UNFIRED 96
13 ETHOTABNL NOTABLE 92 – 78 tonable ☓ ETHANOL, OATHLET* 103
14 50 75 100 8 6 3 → 556 556
8 × 75 − 50 + 6
102 – 88 556
8 × 75 − 50 + 6


113
15 BESTIRCOT OBSTETRIC
(10.5 seconds)
112 – 88 123
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