Episode 6948

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Episode 6948 was broadcast on 8 November 2018, as part of Series 79.

Alan Duval played Rich Murray, with Alan Duval winning 82 – 63. The Dictionary Corner guest was Colin Murray, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Alan Duval Score Rich Murray Others Max.
1 DUGENISON DUNGEONS 8 – 0 DUNGEON NOUNISED*, SOUNDING, UNDOINGS*, UNSIGNED 8
2 PERRDAVIM PARRIED 15 – 7 MARRIED ADMIRER*, ARRIVED*, MARDIER*, RAMPIER*, RAMPIRE*, VAMPIER*, VAMPIRE* 15
3 100 25 75 1 2 10 → 745 745
75 × 10 − 100 ÷ 25 − 1
25 – 17 745
75 × 10 − 100 ÷ 25 − 1


25
TTT OPENGRIND She was thinking carefully about putting a water feature in the back garden. PONDERING
4 GOSDEAZCE GEODES 31 – 17 decease ☓ CADGES, CEASED, DAGOES*, DOSAGE, SOCAGE* 31
5 LIVELAROS OVARIES 38 – 17 RIVALS OVERALLS*, OVERSAIL*, VALORISE*, VARIOLES, VOLARIES* 39
6 100 25 1 10 5 2 → 415 38 – 27 415
(5 − 1) × 100 + 25 − 10


49
7 TATESGUHA STATUE 44 – 33 AGHAST GATEAUS, HASTATE*, HAUTEST* 56
8 KESDURTAY DARKEST 51 – 40 ESTUARY DASYURE*, KEYTARS*, RESTUDY*, RUDYTES*, STRAYED*, STREAKY, TURKEYS 63
9 75 50 100 6 2 4 → 593 594 51 – 50 593
100 × 6 − (75 ÷ (50 ÷ 2) + 4)


73
TTT SEASQUITE The sea's quite rough today; this is the worst I've ever felt on a boat. QUEASIEST
10 TESNUIBLO OUTLINES 59 – 50 BONIEST BOUNTIES*, BUSTLINE*, ELUTIONS 81
11 MILEDANEW ENAMEL 59 – 57 EMAILED ALIENED*, LIMEADE* 88
12 HIPREOTGR RIGHTER 66 – 57 GOPHER HERITOR*, ORRIGHT* 95
13 SXEOQEIDR SEXIER 72 – 63 OXIDES OREIDES* 102
14 8 10 3 4 10 7 → 941 920 72 – 63

RR: 940 Best: 940 = (10 × 7 + 8 × 3) × 10

109
15 PIGSNSOUP SUPPOSING
(23.25 seconds)
82 – 63 119
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