Episode 6903

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Episode 6903 was broadcast on 5 September 2018, as part of Series 79.

Tony Manwani played Duncan Hill, with Tony Manwani winning 82 – 73. The Dictionary Corner guest was Mark Pougatch, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

The unsolved conundrum was thrown out to the audience and answered by 92-year-old Mabel Byrne from Formby.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Tony Manwani Score Duncan Hill Others Max.
1 VSLEUQLOI QUILLS 6 – 0 lovies ☓ VILLOSE*, VILLOUS* 7
2 DENLAIWSP SWINDLE 13 – 7 SPANIEL PINWALES* 15
3 10 5 4 8 5 7 → 931 13 – 7

RR: 930/932 Best: 930 = (8 + 5) × 10 × 7 + 5 × 4

22
TTT FINEATOMS Honesty might be the best policy, but this is full of them. MANIFESTO
4 CGOEPNBIX COPING 19 – 13 BOXING BIOGEN*, BONXIE*, COXING*, EXONIC*, ICEBOX*, PEGBOX, PICONG*, PIGEON* 28
5 DSTEADDEO STEAD 19 – 20 DEADEST SEDATED 35
6 50 25 4 6 10 7 → 460 460
(50 − 4) × 10
29 – 30 460
(50 − 4) × 10


45
7 RLYUETRIA TRAILER 36 – 37 REALITY LITERARY*, RURALITE*, RURALITY* 53
8 SFEOMTBAO TOMBS 41 – 42 BOATS FEMBOTS*, OSTEOMA* 60
9 3 9 9 6 1 2 → 267 267
(9 + 1) × 6 ÷ 2 × 9 − 3
51 – 42 268


70
TTT TIPSLATER I'll count my tips later, but chicken feed springs to mind. PALTRIEST
10 SKIEADLTS LADIES 51 – 49 DETAILS ALSIKES*, DELISTS*, DESALTS*, DILATES*, SALTIES, STALKED*, TALKIES 77
11 RGTAUMPEA TEMPURA 58 – 56 RAMPAGE AGERATUM* 85
12 GHEEADTNI HEADING 65 – 63 HEATING ENDGATE*, HEADTIE*, HEEDING, NEGATED, NEIGHED*, NETHEAD*, NIGHTED*, THEEING* 92
13 TRHUICMAO CHARIOT 72 – 63 ATRIUM OUTCHARM, OUTMARCH* 100
14 100 50 10 3 1 4 → 607 607
(50 ÷ 10 + 1) × 100 + 3 + 4
82 – 73 607
(100 + 50) × 4 + 10 − 3


110
15 UPDATEERR 82 – 73 DEPARTURE 120

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