Episode 6946

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Episode 6946 was broadcast on 6 November 2018, as part of Series 79.

Chris Sturdy played Alan Duval, with Alan Duval winning 84 – 80. The Dictionary Corner guest was Colin Murray, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Chris Sturdy Score Alan Duval Others Max.
1 EGSACNORE ENCORES 7 – 7 ORANGES ACEROSE*, CANOERS*, CAREENS*, CARGOES*, CASERNE*, COARSEN*, CONGEES*, CONGERS, CORNEAS, CORSAGE*, ENCAGES*, ENRAGES*, GARCONS*, NECROSE*, NEGOCES*, ONAGERS* 7
2 VOKEUTELW VELOUTE 14 – 7 VOLUTE EVOLUTE 14
3 100 6 5 4 7 5 → 720 720
(4 × 5 + 100) × 6
24 – 17 720
7 × 100 + 4 × 5


24
TTT NICEGRASS They lay down in the nice grass and started stroking one another affectionately. CARESSING
4 RUTEBIZAE BERATE 30 – 17 BAIZE AZURITE*, BEAUTER*, RUBIATE* 31
5 ADNEOFDRI FADDIER 37 – 24 DRAINED FIRENADO*, ORDAINED 39
6 25 50 75 4 6 4 → 999 37 – 31 1000
(75 + 25) × (4 + 6)

RR: 999 = (75 × 4 − 50 + 6) × 4 − 25

49
7 OGTURNIAS AROUSING 45 – 39 ROASTING AUTOINGS*, NUGATORS*, ORGANIST, OUTRINGS*, RAINOUTS*, ROUSTING, SIGNATOR* 57
8 DELIMOPES IMPLODES 53 – 47 IMPLODES POLEMISED* 75
9 75 1 3 9 6 8 → 991 989
(9 + 1 + 3) × 75 + 6 + 8
60 – 54 989
(9 + 1 + 3) × 75 + 6 + 8

RR: 991 = (75 + 8) × (9 + 3) − (6 − 1)

85
TTT ARKSCREAM It may have been two by two on the ark, but some of these focus on four by four. CARMAKERS
10 VIRUNIJEA RAVINE 66 – 60 INJURE INJERA*, RIVINA*, VAINER* 91
11 ELRAMSIUY smearily ☓ 66 – 67 MISERLY ALMURIES* 99
12 SRASRODUF ardours ☓ 66 – 67 ardours ☓ ARDOUR, FARROS*, FRAUDS*, SARODS* 105
13 OTMESTAEA STOMATA 73 – 74 STOMATA STEATOMA* 113
14 75 50 25 5 4 10 → 967 965
(75 + 25 − 4) × 10 + 5
80 – 74 966 ☓


120
15 INGENTLER 80 – 84 RELENTING
(3.25 seconds)
130
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