Episode 6887

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Episode 6887 was broadcast on 13 August 2018, as part of Series 79.

Steve Rush played Tim Danton, with Steve Rush winning 93 – 71. The Dictionary Corner guest was Julia Bradbury, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Steve Rush Score Tim Danton Others Max.
1 DMGRJAEOK DRAKE 0 – 6 ROAMED MAJORED 7
2 BRSIEMAHO HOMBRES 7 – 6 HOMIES BIOHERMS*, OBEAHISM* 15
3 75 100 1 1 3 8 → 198 198
100 + 75 + 8 × 3 − 1
17 – 16 198
(100 − 1) × (3 − 1)


25
TTT CUTONIONS He's cut so many onions, he's got this on his hand. CONTUSION
4 SZTIALUEC LACIEST 24 – 23 LACIEST CLUIEST*, ELASTIC*, LATICES*, LAZIEST*, SULCATE 32
5 NRYSVIOUE ENVIOUS 31 – 23 VIRUS SOUVENIR 40
6 50 25 3 5 6 5 → 493 494
(5 + 5) × 50 − 6
38 – 23 495

RR: 493 = (5 + 5) × 50 − 25 + 6 × 3

50
7 GTLRNEOUW LOUNGER 45 – 30 LOUNGER LUNGWORT* 58
8 EIADSPITN PANTIES 52 – 37 PAINTED PATINISED* 76
9 75 50 3 5 6 7 → 354 354
(6 + 3 − 5) + 7 × 50
62 – 47 354
7 × 50 + 3 + 6 − 5


86
TTT SINBADATE Sinbad ate a meal with the others, but didn't join them for a drink. ABSTAINED
10 RNSTEOAEF FASTENER 70 – 47 FEASTER AFTERNOSE* 104
11 GRTTNAOEA ORNATE 76 – 47 tortage ☓ AEGROTAT* 112
12 VSLNEAATE ENSLAVE 83 – 54 ENSLAVE ALATEENS*, ELASTANE* 120
13 PRWSLSOEU PROWLS 83 – 61 PROWESS LEPROUS*, LOUSERS*, PELORUS*, PERLOWS*, PLESSOR*, PORUSES*, POSEURS, PULSERS*, SOULERS* 127
14 75 25 100 5 1 8 → 599 599
5 × 100 + 75 + 25 − 1
93 – 71 599
8 × 75 − 1


137
15 MUSICBOAT 93 – 71 SUBATOMIC 147
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