Episode 6947

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Episode 6947 was broadcast on 7 November 2018, as part of Series 79.

Alan Duval played Bethan Lycett, with Alan Duval winning 68 – 67. The Dictionary Corner guest was Colin Murray, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Alan Duval Score Bethan Lycett Others Max.
1 HAREQAIGE hireage ☓ 0 – 5 EAGER HEGIRA 6
2 DBHOIEPNO PHONED 6 – 11 PHONED BOONDIE*, DIPHONE 13
3 25 100 75 10 6 5 → 907 914 6 – 18 906
(75 + 25) × 10 − 100 + 6

Best: 907 = ((100 + 75 + 6) × 25 + 10) ÷ 5

23
TTT FINERINGS It sounds like a trendy hairstyle breaks copyright laws. INFRINGES
4 WNSTEAOPI WEAPONS 13 – 18 pointest ☓ SWAPTION* 31
5 SLOTAXEOC COOLEST 20 – 25 COOLEST ALECOST*, LACTOSE*, LOCATES, OCELOTS*, TALCOSE* 38
6 100 25 50 9 10 5 → 836 834 20 – 32 835
9 × 100 − 25 − 50 + 10

RR: 836 = (25 + 50) × 10 + 100 − 9 − 5

48
7 TAPIGEDAM TAMPED 26 – 32 GAMED ADAMITE*, ADIPATE*, GAMEPAD, MATAPIE*, MEDIGAP* 55
8 LTFROEUWR flouter ☓ 26 – 38 ROUTER FELWORT*, OUTFLEW 62
9 25 50 100 5 5 2 → 164 165
100 + 50 + 25 − (5 + 5)
33 – 45 165
100 + 50 + 5 × 2 + 5

RR: 164 = 100 × 2 − 25 − (50 + 5) ÷ 5

72
TTT FLEASTRUM Flea would strum his bass guitar in this sort of way. MASTERFUL
10 SDSMAUOER MASSED 39 – 51 AMUSED MESOSAUR* 80
11 NUKERATUL LANKER 45 – 57 NATURE NEURULA*, NEUTRAL, RUNKLET* 87
12 FSNSIEOTJ SOFTIES 52 – 57 JOINTS FITNESS, INFESTS, NEOISTS*, NOSIEST, SOFTENS* 94
13 YMERITABO TIMBRE 58 – 57 borite ☓ BIOMETRY 102
14 50 10 5 9 1 5 → 471 456 58 – 67 471
50 × 9 + 10 + 5 + 5 + 1


112
15 DECCONNER CONCERNED
(1.75 seconds)
68 – 67 122
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