Episode 6970

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Episode 6970 was broadcast on 10 December 2018, as part of Series 79.

Brendan Whitehurst played James Fenn, with Brendan Whitehurst winning 96 – 59. The Dictionary Corner guest was Dan Walker, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Brendan Whitehurst Score James Fenn Others Max.
1 PEMONEYAD MOPANE 6 – 6 OPENED EPENDYMA*, PAEDONYM* 8
2 UAOAVTDOT OUTDO 11 – 6 TOAD OUTTA* 13
3 25 3 10 6 6 1 → 377 377
(10 + 6 − 1) × 25 + 6 ÷ 3
21 – 6 374


23
TTT FEDNOCROW It won't give you peace of mind while driving, but it'll improve your stability. DOWNFORCE
4 EAEUSDSFM ASSUMED 28 – 13 ASSUMED DEFAMES*, DEFUSES*, MEDUSAE*, MEDUSAS 30
5 GORAMURAL AURORA 34 – 13 MURAL AURORAL*, GLAMOUR, MORULAR*, MULGARA*, UROGRAM* 37
6 75 50 10 7 2 2 → 373 373
10 ÷ 2 × 75 − 2
44 – 23 373
(7 − 2) × 75 − 2


47
7 TOREKISAW WARIEST 51 – 30 WAITERS WATERSKI*, WORKSITE 55
8 IROUTIEQT QUITTER 58 – 37 QUITTER QUOITER 62
9 100 8 3 7 10 3 → 373 373
100 × 3 + 10 × 7 + 3
68 – 47 373
100 × 3 + 10 × 7 + 3


72
TTT REALIDIOT Only a real idiot would agree with what was written in this particular column. EDITORIAL
10 IMOIRAISP RAMPS 73 – 52 PRISM IMPAIRS, MISPAIR* 79
11 TABEDIJER DEBATE 73 – 59 DEBATER REBAITED 87
12 OIFRGEDNC FOREIGN 80 – 59 FINGER DEFORCING 105
13 XOSILAPON AXIONS 86 – 59 SPOON PANIOLOS*, POISONAL* 113
14 25 75 2 3 10 10 → 783 783
75 × 10 + 25 + 10 − 2
96 – 59 782


123
15 SLIMYGENE 96 – 59 SEEMINGLY 133
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