Episode 6960

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Episode 6960 was broadcast on 26 November 2018, as part of Series 79.

Andrew Jackson played Lewis Edgeley, with Andrew Jackson winning 116 – 10. The Dictionary Corner guest was Jenny Eclair, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

NOTE: In Round 11, Edgeley was not asked to spell his word; therefore, he may have intended the word TOWS rather than TOES. Similarly, his Round 12 declaration may have been REIN.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Andrew Jackson Score Lewis Edgeley Others Max.
1 HTSOAEDSR SHORTED 7 – 0 SHOES ASSORTED, HOARSEST*, RHODATES*, TORSADES* 8
2 EIENBGPIL BLEEPING 15 – 0 BING 16
3 75 6 1 8 8 2 → 385 385
(6 − 1) × 75 + 8 + 2
25 – 0


26
TTT SNAGREELS It sounds like the Scottish monster was renowned for its size. LARGENESS
4 OAEGTOSDM STAGED 31 – 0 GATES DOGATES*, DOTAGES*, MOGOTES*, MOODGES*, OSTEOMA*, SMOODGE*, SMOOGED*, STOOGED 33
5 LDKASUEME AMUSED 37 – 0 MAKE MAUDLES*, MEASLED, MEDUSAE*, MEDUSAL*, MULESED* 40
6 75 10 6 7 10 4 → 215 215
(7 − 4) × 75 − 10
47 – 0


50
7 TNVAEONPI NATION 53 – 0 PINE INNOVATE*, PAVONINE*, VENATION 58
8 RGSEAEBCT BERATES 60 – 0 SEAT ABSTERGE* 66
9 4 5 10 10 9 3 → 535 535
(10 × 10 + 4 + 3) × 5
70 – 0 531


76
TTT YETHAMLET Get busy with the chemical formula; that's the spirit. METHYLATE
10 UOEMSPDIE UPSIDE 76 – 0 SPIED DUMPEES*, EPISODE, EPISOME*, IMPEDES*, IMPOSED*, PODIUMS* 83
11 LVTOEODWS STOOLED 83 – 0 TOES TOODLES 90
12 NRNHAAPIE PIRANHA 90 – 0 RAIN HEPARIN*, PANNIER 97
13 RFTOIARQD ADRIFT 96 – 0 TOAD ADROIT, OTRIAD*, RITARD*, TORRID* 103
14 100 5 10 9 1 4 → 200 200
5 × 10 × 4
106 – 10 200
10 ÷ 5 × 100


113
15 SIGNTIMED DEMISTING
(10.25 seconds)
116 – 10 123
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