Episode 6875

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Episode 6875 was broadcast on 26 July 2018, as part of Series 79.

Bob Lunt played Chris Kilbride, with Bob Lunt winning 78 – 58. The Dictionary Corner guest was John Inverdale, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Bob Lunt Score Chris Kilbride Others Max.
1 DRMEIADSZ MISREAD 7 – 0 MADDER DISARMED 8
2 NDSEUIHQU SEQUIN 13 – 6 SHINED UNIQUES 15
3 100 9 2 5 7 4 → 932 932
(100 + 4) × 9 − (7 − 5 + 2)
23 – 6 932 ☓


25
TTT IMUSTTALK I must talk, eat and read all at the same time; I've got so much to do. MULTITASK
4 PTNFAOENT POTENT 29 – 12 PATENT FATTEN*, NOTATE, OPTANT*, OPTATE*, PATTEN*, PENTON*, PONENT*, TEAPOT, TENANT* 31
5 RWDIAEGST WAISTED 36 – 12 waister ☓ AGISTED*, AGISTER*, ASTRIDE, DISRATE*, EARWIGS*, GAITERS, GARDIES*, RADGEST*, STAGIER*, STAIDER*, STEWARD*, TADGERS*, TIRADES*, TRADIES*, TRIAGED*, TRIAGES*, WAITERS*, WARIEST*, WIDGERS*, WIDGETS 38
6 50 4 3 9 1 6 → 612 613 36 – 22 612
4 × 3 × (50 + 1)


48
7 GMROAETDR ROARED 42 – 28 MOATED MORTARED 56
8 AOAOLCTMB COMBAT 48 – 28 MOAT TOMBOLA* 63
9 75 5 9 4 6 2 → 553 555 ☓ 48 – 35 555
(5 + 2) × 75 + 4 × 9 − 6

RR: 553 = (75 + 4) × (5 + 2)

73
TTT TRAINGENT The gent on the train won't stop talking; I wish he'd shut up. NATTERING
10 STVAIATIO STOAT 53 – 35 TOTS OTITIS, SATIVA*, SATTVA*, TATSOI* 79
11 VSLAIARSE SALARIES 61 – 35 availers ☓ REASSAIL*, REVISALS* 87
12 YNRAPEOLK PLONKER 68 – 42 PLENARY NOPALERY* 95
13 JSMEAOGTX GOATS 68 – 48 GAMEST OXGATES 102
14 25 75 4 1 7 2 → 414 414
(75 − 25 − 4) × (7 + 2)
78 – 58 414
(25 + 75) × 4 + 7 × 2


112
15 HAIRYPOMS 78 – 58 symphoria ☓
(22.75 seconds)
MAYORSHIP 122
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