Episode 6932

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Episode 6932 was broadcast on 17 October 2018, as part of Series 79.

Paul Hollidge played Martin May, with Martin May winning 96 – 52. The Dictionary Corner guest was Clive Anderson, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Paul Hollidge Score Martin May Others Max.
1 GTWAETNEO GNAT 0 – 6 NOTATE WAGONETTE 18
2 FSRAIOTLE FLOATERS 8 – 14 FLOATERS FLOATIER*, FLOATIES*, FOLIATES*, FORESAIL*, FRAILEST*, REFLOATS*, TREFOILS 26
3 75 25 8 10 1 9 → 979 982 8 – 21 981
(75 + 25 + 8 + 1) × 9

RR: 979 = (75 + 25) × 9 + 8 × 10 − 1

36
TTT TETHERING If there's a nut on the loose, you may need to do this. RETIGHTEN
4 QMNAUERVS QUAVERS 15 – 28 QUAVERS MANURES*, MARQUES*, MASQUER*, MENURAS*, MURENAS*, SURNAME* 43
5 GMRAIEHTS girates ☓ 15 – 36 MIGRATES GREATISH*, MAGISTER*, MARTHIES*, MEGAHITS, STERIGMA* 51
6 6 3 8 7 3 1 → 539 15 – 43 540
(8 × 7 + 3 + 1) × (6 + 3)

RR: 539 = (8 + 7) × (3 + 3) × 6 − 1

61
7 JPLOODINU POOL 15 – 48 POUND DUPION, LUPOID*, UNIPOD, UNLOOP* 67
8 EIAWMOBSC BASIC 15 – 55 AMOEBIC WEBCAMS* 74
9 25 50 9 10 1 9 → 414 414
50 × 9 − 25 − 10 − 1
25 – 65 414
50 × 9 − 25 − 10 − 1


84
TTT TITANIMPS He's the sort of musician who loves to put the kettle on. TIMPANIST
10 BDTLEAINA TABLED 31 – 71 BANDIT DENTALIA* 92
11 PSCEOTLAS STAPLES 38 – 78 CAPLETS ALECOSTS*, APOSTLES, POLECATS 100
12 AAORDTRUO ROAD 42 – 78 outroad ☓ AUTORAD, OUTROAR 107
13 GDZIEENMO DOZING 42 – 86 DEMONIZE 115
14 100 9 10 1 9 6 → 799 799
(9 − 1) × 100 − (10 − 9)
52 – 96 799
(9 − 1) × 100 − (10 − 9)


125
15 HOWESILLY 52 – 96 YELLOWISH 135
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