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Episode 6879

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Episode 6879 was broadcast on 1 August 2018, as part of Series 79.

Bob Lunt played Will Ferns, with Bob Lunt winning 99 – 69. The Dictionary Corner guest was Tim Rice, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Bob Lunt Score Will Ferns Others Max.
1 CNDAUOSTI CAUTIONS 8 – 8 DISCOUNT CUSTODIAN 18
2 PEDUXILOS SPOILED 15 – 15 SPOILED DESPOIL*, DIPOLES*, EUPLOID*, PELOIDS*, PELUDOS*, PILEOUS* 25
3 75 4 6 3 1 5 → 417 417
(75 − 4) × 6 − 5 − 3 − 1
25 – 15


35
TTT TIMSOSCAR When Tim won his Oscars, the acclaim he received was the exact opposite of this. OSTRACISM
4 TARIFOMER FORMATE 32 – 15 FORMAT AERIFORM*, REFORMAT, RETIFORM* 43
5 KTRAUADIE RADIATE 39 – 22 RADIATE DATURIA*, TRAIKED* 50
6 8 4 1 7 4 5 → 831 836
(4 − 1) × 7 × 5 × 8 − 4
46 – 22

RR: 832 Best: 832 = 8 × 4 × ((7 − 1) × 5 − 4)

57
7 RWDUAOPTE OUTWARD 53 – 29 OUTWARD ADOPTER, OUTDARE*, OUTDRAW*, OUTDREW*, OUTREAD*, OUTWEAR*, PROTEAD*, READOPT, READOUT*, UPRATED* 64
8 BOMUVEGIN MOVING 59 – 35 MOVING BIOGEN*, BOGMEN*, BOUGIE*, BOVINE 70
9 25 4 1 8 9 6 → 253 253
25 × 9 + (8 − 1) × 4
69 – 35 252


80
TTT THECOTCRY The baby would cry in the cot; it could be something to note. CROTCHETY
10 HUSOLEYAT OUTLAYS 76 – 42 OUTLAYS AUTOLYSE* 88
11 RNSOEUQTO TONSURE 83 – 49 TORQUES NUTROSE*, ONEROUS*, QUENTOS*, QUESTOR, QUOTERS, ROQUETS*, UNROOST*, UNROOTS* 95
12 DEMOTEVOF MOOTED 89 – 55 DEMOTE DEVOTE, EMOTED*, FOOTED, VETOED* 101
13 NSLEIETWS LENSES 89 – 62 LISTENS NEWSIEST*, WESTLINS* 109
14 75 1 8 9 4 8 → 868 864 89 – 69 871
(8 + 4) × (75 − 1) − 9 − 8

RR: 868 = (9 × 8 − 1) × 8 + 4 × 75

119
15 TICKETSIR TRICKIEST
(2.5 seconds)
99 – 69 129
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