Episode 6940

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Episode 6940 was broadcast on 29 October 2018, as part of Series 79.

Georgia Goulding played Heather Chisholm, with Georgia Goulding winning 85 – 24. The Dictionary Corner guest was Paul Zenon, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

The conundrum was solved by Series 77 contestant Martin Hunter.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Georgia Goulding Score Heather Chisholm Others Max.
1 WOEITNLPG POLITE 6 – 0 plowing ☓ POWLTING* 8
2 LFUPADNOR PARDON 12 – 6 PANFUL PROFUNDAL* 26
3 100 25 8 9 1 5 → 778 778
100 × 8 − 25 + 9 − 5 − 1
22 – 6 776


36
TTT SAIDMECCA It's often said that the library is Mecca to these sort of people. ACADEMICS
4 NHEYUASIP PUSHY 27 – 6 SHIP ASHINE*, HEIAUS*, HYENAS*, PAYSHI*, PISANE*, PUISNE*, PUNISH, SUPINE*, UNEASY, UNHASP*, UNPAYS*, UNSHIP* 42
5 DEUASGMCQ USAGE 32 – 11 SQUAD AMUSED, CADGES, CASQUE*, CAUSED, MASQUE*, MEDUSA*, MUDGES*, SAUCED*, SMUDGE* 48
6 50 100 8 10 9 2 → 593 593
50 × 10 + 100 − (9 − 2)
42 – 11 592


58
7 SEOIRVPLM MOILERS 49 – 11 PROVES IMPLORES*, IMPROVES, OVERLIPS, PELORISM*, SLIPOVER 66
8 RUALBERAN RURAL 49 – 17 BARREL ABNEURAL*, NARRABLE* 74
9 25 75 10 9 6 2 → 277 276
(25 + 2) × 10 + 6
56 – 17

RR: 277 = (75 − 9) ÷ 6 × 25 + 2

84
TTT SADSHINER This plant has the ability to survive winter and it reminds me a bit of Oliver. HARDINESS
10 SMETRIOHI MOISTER 63 – 24 HERMITS ISOTHERM*, OTHERISM*, THEORISM 92
11 FUOENLSTD founted ☓ 63 – 24 flounces ☓ FOUNDEST* 100
12 GSIATMOUS ATOMS 68 – 24 ousting ☓ AGOUTIS, MOSAIST*, MOUGATS*, OMASTUS*, STIGMAS* 107
13 TEIODTRZT DOTTIER 75 – 24 ditter ☓ TROTTED* 114
14 50 100 2 8 10 6 → 763 763
100 × 8 − 50 + 10 + 6 ÷ 3
85 – 24


124
15 MRSUGANDA 85 – 24 GUARDSMAN 134
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