Episode 6852

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Episode 6852 was broadcast on 21 June 2018, and was the second semi-final of Series 78.

Philip Aston played Dougie Mackay, with Philip Aston winning 98 – 76. The Dictionary Corner guest was Paul Zenon, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Philip Aston Score Dougie Mackay Others Max.
1 DSWAOEMXC CAMEOS 6 – 6 CAMEOS MEADOWS 7
2 MTNEAIDRO MONRADITE 24 – 6 RATIONED 25
3 75 100 25 6 6 3 → 690 691 24 – 16 690
(100 ÷ 25 + 6) × (75 − 6)


35
TTT DANASLEEP Dan fell asleep by the seafront, having had a long walk here. ESPLANADE
4 NSVEAUYSG GAYNESS 31 – 16 USAGES GANSEYS* 42
5 RTDEAERLG RELATED 38 – 23 RELATED GARTERED*, REGRATED 50
6 75 8 2 9 6 5 → 451 451
6 × 75 + 9 − 8
48 – 33 451
6 × 75 + 9 − 8


60
7 FPROAIDJE PERIOD 54 – 33 FIRED DIAPER, DOPIER*, FAIRED*, FEDORA*, FEIJOA, PAIRED, PARODE*, PIEDRA*, RAJOID*, RAPIDE*, RAPIDO*, REPAID*, ROADIE* 66
8 LTQAOASTN TOTALS 60 – 39 TALONS STATALON* 74
9 50 75 1 2 8 10 → 438 438
(50 + 2) × 10 − 75 − 8 + 1
70 – 49 438
(8 + 1) × 50 − 10 − 2


84
TTT GREENFIST Uncle's fist had turned green; it was very septic. FESTERING
10 HWSEUEPGR PERUSE 76 – 55 RUPEES PUGREES*, PURGEES* 91
11 KLMIOUREO loomier ☓ 76 – 61 LOOKER KOUROI*, LOURIE*, MILKER, MOILER, MOOIER*, MOOLIE*, MOULIE*, MULIER*, MURLIE*, OKOUME*, ORIOLE*, ORMOLU*, RELOOK*, ROOKIE*, ROOMIE* 97
12 AUNRIFTAP PURITAN 83 – 68 PURITAN PARFAIT*, TANPURA* 104
13 NITOGERES GENITORS 91 – 76 STEERING EGESTION*, INTEGERS, REESTING*, REINGEST*, ROSETING*, SEROTINE*, TRIGONES* 112
14 6 6 8 2 10 7 → 673 670
(6 + 6) × 7 × 8 − 2
98 – 76 666

RR: 673 = (10 + 2) × 7 × 8 + 6 ÷ 6

122
15 ICEDANGER 98 – 76 GRADIENCE 132
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