Episode 6971

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Episode 6971 was broadcast on 11 December 2018, as part of Series 79.

Brendan Whitehurst played Sam Reilly, with Brendan Whitehurst winning 104 – 50. The Dictionary Corner guest was Dan Walker, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Brendan Whitehurst Score Sam Reilly Others Max.
1 GESONEVAR AVENGERS 8 – 0 GOVERNS ENGRAVES*, OVERAGES* 8
2 SIZPULENW UNZIPS 14 – 0 WINES LINEUPS*, LUPINES*, UNPILES*, UNPLIES* 15
3 50 100 2 9 8 3 → 295 295
100 × 3 − 50 ÷ (8 + 2)
24 – 10 295
100 × 3 − 50 ÷ (8 + 2)


25
TTT GENEWANTS Gene wants his to stay open, but falling sales have made it vulnerable to closure. NEWSAGENT
4 LATSERGIT GLITTERS 32 – 18 GLITTERS AGLITTER*, LETTIGAS*, REGALIST* 33
5 NACEHALEH CLEAN 37 – 23 LANCE ACHENE*, CALEAN*, CHELAE*, ENLACE 39
6 25 50 2 2 7 7 → 803 800 37 – 30 802
(7 + 7 + 2) × 50 + 2


46
7 SOBEDUREC OBSCURED 45 – 30 COURSED 54
8 FUNTERIDV VIRTUED 52 – 37 UNTRIED FRUITED*, FURTIVE, INTRUDE, UNFIRED*, UNRIVET*, VENTURI* 61
9 100 2 5 1 6 1 → 782 784
(100 − 1 − 1) × (6 + 2)
59 – 37 780 ☓


68
TTT BOSSNOISE Her mind was completely overrun with thoughts of perfume. OBSESSION
10 MASENRPOR MOPANES 66 – 44 ROMPERS MANROPES, PROSEMAN*, RANSOMER* 76
11 TEMITIDOG OMITTED 73 – 44 IDIOT 83
12 LESWOQAYO LOOSE 78 – 44 weasly ☓ ALOOSE*, LOOEYS* 89
13 DESIDAXES ASIDES 84 – 50 ASIDES DISEASED 97
14 100 75 3 2 6 9 → 220 220
(3 + 2) × 9 + 100 + 75
94 – 50 222


107
15 BOBRANDAD BROADBAND
(2.25 seconds)
104 – 50 117
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