Episode 6876

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Episode 6876 was broadcast on 27 July 2018, as part of Series 79.

Bob Lunt played Alex Eyre, with Bob Lunt winning 98 – 77. The Dictionary Corner guest was John Inverdale, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

The audience member selected to solve the conundrum was Lunt's wife.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Bob Lunt Score Alex Eyre Others Max.
1 NSFEIERNT REFINES 7 – 7 REFINES EFTERINS*, INTENSER*, NITRENES*, REINFEST 8
2 MODEMNOEP MOONED 13 – 13 MOONED MONOPEDE 16
3 50 10 2 3 6 2 → 302 302
50 × 6 + 2
23 – 23 302
50 × 6 + 2


26
TTT BERTSPAIN Bert's pain was caused by him accidentally sticking this into himself. BREASTPIN
4 TUCEVUSYN TUNES 28 – 28 UNSET CUNEUS*, CUTESY, ENCYST*, SCENTY* 32
5 XSPAEONRG PERSONA 35 – 28 PERSON PARENGOS* 40
6 25 50 75 2 9 10 → 330 332 ☓ 35 – 35 334
(10 − 2) × 50 − 75 + 9

RR: 330 = (75 − 9) × 50 ÷ 10

50
7 PRSAOAHRI PARIAHS 42 – 35 HAIRS APORIAS*, PHORIAS*, RAPHIAS*, ROSARIA* 57
8 DNAUTORAL NATURAL 49 – 42 OUTLAND ADULATOR, AUTOLAND*, ROTUNDAL* 65
9 100 2 3 4 7 3 → 233 233
100 × 2 + (7 + 4) × 3
59 – 52 233
100 × 2 + (7 + 4) × 3


75
TTT PETECLOSE Pete saw things from a close viewpoint thanks to this. TELESCOPE
10 BELOKRAST BLOATERS 67 – 60 BLOATERS RETABLOS*, SORTABLE, STORABLE* 83
11 BWSEIETLD DEWIEST 74 – 60 SWEET BETIDES*, BEWDIES*, BLEWITS*, EDIBLES, LEWDEST*, WEBSITE*, WILDEST 90
12 RQSOAEFWA FORESAW 81 – 60 WAFERS 97
13 SMSIAILME MISSILE 88 – 67 SIMILES MELISMAS 105
14 25 50 75 10 9 2 → 521 521
50 × 10 + 9 × 2 + 75 ÷ 25
98 – 77 521
50 × 10 + 75 ÷ 25 × (9 − 2)


115
15 LIFETRYIT 98 – 77 flittery ☓
(29.25 seconds)
FERTILITY 125
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