Episode 6950

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Episode 6950 was broadcast on 12 November 2018, as part of Series 79.

Alan Duval played Ian Kennedy, with Alan Duval winning 89 – 41. The Dictionary Corner guest was Adrian Chiles, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

NOTE: For reasons unknown, Kennedy was asked to make his declarations first in the odd-numbered Rounds 5 and 9.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Alan Duval Score Ian Kennedy Others Max.
1 STEDANORM MONSTER 7 – 7 ROASTED MODERANTS*, TRANSOMED 18
2 YNJEIBISK BINKIES 14 – 7 BIKES 25
3 100 75 50 9 5 2 → 925 925
9 × 100 + 75 − 50
24 – 17 925
9 × 100 + 75 − 50


35
TTT OPENHEARS Everyone in the open unwillingly hears his music; he needs to invest in a decent pair of these. EARPHONES
4 TMDUAOHAN HANDOUT 31 – 17 MOUNT OMADHAUN* 43
5 MISCETEWO COMETS 37 – 17 MEETS EMETICS 50
6 75 50 25 1 7 2 → 638 629
(75 + 25 − 2 − 1) × 7 − 50
42 – 17 625

RR: 638 = (75 + 25 − 2) × (7 − 1) + 50

60
7 TEVAGUFIR FURTIVE 49 – 24 FURTIVE FRUITAGE* 68
8 XRILEGDEB EXILED 55 – 30 LEDGER BEGIRD*, BELIED, BELIER*, BERGIE*, BILGED, BIRLED*, BREDIE*, BRIDGE*, BRIDLE*, EDGIER*, EDIBLE*, EXILER*, GERBIL, GILDER*, GIRDLE*, GLIDER, LIEDER*, REGILD*, RELIED*, RIDGEL*, RIEGEL* 74
9 25 100 75 2 1 3 → 266 264 ☓ 55 – 30 266 ☓

RR: 266 = (100 − 2 − 1) × 3 − 25

84
TTT INVERTTEE Her memory was amazing; she could remember everything. RETENTIVE
10 PLVUEPIRN VULPINE 62 – 30 vulpiner ☓ PERUVIN*, PULPIER* 91
11 ROFAHATOL AFLOAT 68 – 30 FLOAT HARLOT*, HARTAL*, LOOFAH*, TALOFA* 97
12 DPSIOADIR RADIOS 74 – 36 DROIDS DIAPIRS, DIAPSID*, RAIOIDS*, RAPIDOS* 104
13 DOSTARUOP PROUD 79 – 41 POURS ADOPTORS*, DROPOUTS, SAUROPOD* 112
14 100 50 25 1 3 4 → 191 191
(3 + 1) × 4 + 25 + 50 + 100
89 – 41 196


122
15 REDSAGREE regreased ☓
(12.75 seconds)
89 – 41 DEGREASER 132
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