Episode 6883

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Episode 6883 was broadcast on 7 August 2018, as part of Series 79.

Eddie Glass played Jim Freeman, with Eddie Glass winning 74 – 66. The Dictionary Corner guest was Griff Rhys Jones, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

NOTE: In Round 5, Jones suggested GASPS as a 5, although it was not present in this round as there was only one S in the selection.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Eddie Glass Score Jim Freeman Others Max.
1 NAELTHOIN ELATION 7 – 7 ELATION ANTHELION 18
2 EARWRIANS winners ☓ 7 – 14 WARRENS RAINWEAR* 26
3 25 8 9 6 10 1 → 614 610
(6 + 8 + 10) × 25 + 9 + 1
14 – 14 616 ☓

RR: 614 = (9 − 6) × 8 × (25 + 1) − 10

36
TTT ITSTENNIS "It's tennis on the TV today," she said. "We're not watching any more football." INSISTENT
4 QMUODRMEO MOORED 20 – 14 RODEO MUDROOM 43
5 LASPGOUFD UPLOADS 27 – 14 LOUD LAPDOGS, UPFOLDS* 50
6 50 75 2 10 9 5 → 381 385 27 – 21 384
5 × 75 + 9

RR: 381 = 5 × 75 + 50 ÷ 2 − 9 − 10

60
7 MAYCIUJTS CUTS 27 – 27 MASTIC ACUITY*, AMICUS*, AUTISM*, MUSCAT*, MYSTIC* 66
8 IALWGENRO LOWERING 35 – 35 LOWERING GERANIOL*, REGIONAL, ROLWAGEN*, ROWELING* 74
9 50 3 8 5 2 6 → 656 656
(5 + 8) × 50 + 6
45 – 45 656
(5 + 8) × 50 + 6


84
TTT OGLESTUNA The seafood fan ogles the tuna but decides to have this instead. LANGOUSTE
10 SVREICDER deciders ☓ 45 – 45 deciders ☓ DECRIERS, DESCRIER*, DESCRIVE*, REDRIVES*, SERVICED, SERVICER* 92
11 BAGTSOIEN BOASTING 53 – 53 BOASTING BIOAGENTS* 110
12 OTPTIDTOI IDIOT 58 – 53 tiptop ☓ IDIOPT*, OPIOID 116
13 LEOVMTEAR METEOR 64 – 59 TRAVEL ELEVATOR*, OVERLATE 124
14 100 25 1 8 6 7 → 844 839 64 – 66 848
(100 + 6) × 8

RR: 844 = 100 × 7 + (25 − 1) × 6

134
15 TOONALIBI ABOLITION
(2.75 seconds)
74 – 66 144
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