Episode 6969

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Episode 6969 was broadcast on 7 December 2018, as part of Series 79.

Mark Jeary played Brendan Whitehurst, with Brendan Whitehurst winning 110 – 85. The Dictionary Corner guest was Nicki Chapman, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Mark Jeary Score Brendan Whitehurst Others Max.
1 PALEXNOSA expels ☓ 0 – 7 PANELS NESPOLA*, NOPALES, OXALANS*, PAESANO*, PALONES*, PANAXES*, PANELAS* 7
2 TIZATUDEC DICTATE 7 – 13 DICTATE CITATED*, DEUTZIA 14
3 25 2 8 10 10 7 → 350 350
(25 + 10) × 10
17 – 23 350
25 × 2 × 7


24
TTT FLUNGEACH She flung each garment back into the wardrobe; the weather just wouldn't make its mind up. CHANGEFUL
4 MAGETIRUM RUMMAGE 24 – 30 MIGRATE IMMATURE* 32
5 REICSROYT CORRIES 31 – 30 COSIER CORSETRY 40
6 75 50 9 5 2 7 → 257 257
50 × 5 + 7
41 – 40 257
50 × 5 + 7


50
7 LANESJPIT PLAINEST 49 – 48 PLAINEST PANTILES, PENTAILS 58
8 LUTEROLID TROLLIED 57 – 56 TROLLIED 66
9 75 8 10 9 10 1 → 540 539 57 – 66 540
(75 − 10) × 8 + 10 + 9 + 1


76
TTT SIMBEHELD If you want to solve this, you need to focus on the floor. BLEMISHED
10 PEBIHESOV SHEEP 62 – 71 HIVES BEHOVES*, PEEVISH, PHOEBES 83
11 GRAIUNMVN RAVING 68 – 77 ARMING MANURING*, UNARMING* 91
12 SEHANEWAR washers ☓ 68 – 83 WASHER WEANERS, WHEREAS* 98
13 WGROEISDF FRIDGES 75 – 90 WORDIES FIREDOGS 106
14 100 8 9 5 8 1 → 500 500
5 × 100
85 – 100 500
100 × 5


116
15 TEXTMESIR 85 – 110 EXTREMIST
(1.25 seconds)
126
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