Episode 6866

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Episode 6866 was broadcast on 13 July 2018, as part of Series 79.

Sarah Harper played Philip Whitehead, with Sarah Harper winning 81 – 59. The Dictionary Corner guest was Adam Henson, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

NOTE: In Round 10, Harper was not asked to spell her word; therefore, she may have intended the word RAZERS rather than RAZORS.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Sarah Harper Score Philip Whitehead Others Max.
1 YDBIEASLR DISABLER 8 – 0 slider ☓7 DESIRABLY 18
2 SDIOFTOEM FOOTED 14 – 0 foists ☓ DOOMIEST*, MOODIEST, SODOMITE* 26
3 100 75 5 8 10 7 → 848 845 14 – 7 850
100 × 8 + 5 × 10

RR: 848 = ((75 − 10) ÷ 5 − 7 + 100) × 8

36
TTT PINEDFERN Long before the days of social media, lots of people had one of these. PENFRIEND
4 SRAUNQEOR SQUARER 21 – 7 RUNES SERRANO* 43
5 TPTLIEOVR POTTIER 28 – 14 POLITER OVERTILT 51
6 50 75 4 3 9 5 → 632 630 28 – 21 633
9 × 75 − 50 + 5 + 3

RR: 632 = 9 × 75 − 50 + 4 + 3

61
7 TMLEAIMDA MAIMED 34 – 27 MAILED ADAMITE*, ALMADIE*, DILEMMA, IMAMATE*, LEMMATA* 68
8 RDEONLIAP PLAINED 41 – 27 PARDON PALINODE*, PANDEIRO*, PAROLEIN*, POINDLAR*, POINDLER* 76
9 100 75 10 3 7 6 → 774 774
(75 + 3) × 10 − 6
51 – 37 774
75 × 10 + (7 − 3) × 6


86
TTT ITIRELAND It relates to how Ireland felt when they won the Six Nations rugby. DELIRIANT
10 RZOARSUEW RAZORS 57 – 37 ROARS AROUSE, ARROWS, AZURES*, OARERS*, OWARES*, RASURE*, RAZERS*, ROUSER*, ROWERS*, SOARER*, SOURER* 92
11 NSGEOAHRT ORANGES 64 – 37 shores ☓ NEGATORS*, RAGSTONE*, SHORTAGE, STAGHORN 100
12 GPIOLKUOW GLOOP 69 – 37 WOOL LOOKUP, OUKLIP* 106
13 BTNHEIUCO BITCH 74 – 42 COUNT BENTHIC*, BIOTECH*, BITCHEN*, COUTHIE 113
14 50 7 10 4 7 2 → 471 472
50 × 10 − 4 × 7
81 – 49 472
50 × 10 − 4 × 7

RR: 471 = 50 × 10 − ((7 + 2) × 4 − 7)

123
15 BADOHDEAR 81 – 59 HEADBOARD
(21.75 seconds)
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