Episode 6975

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Episode 6975 was broadcast on 17 December 2018, and was the third quarter-final of Series 79.

Andrew Jackson played Alan Duval, with Alan Duval winning 62 – 60. The Dictionary Corner guest was Phill Jupitus, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Duval's winning score of 62 was the lowest ever winning score in a 15 round format finals match.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Andrew Jackson Score Alan Duval Others Max.
1 CSKIOEPJF jockies ☓ 0 – 5 SICKO COPIES*, KOPJES*, OCKIES, POKIES 6
2 SDOSREVIU SERIOUS 7 – 12 DOSSIER DESIROUS*, DEVISORS*, SIDEROUS* 14
3 9 9 8 5 10 4 → 472 7 – 12

RR: 472 = (5 × 10 + 9) × 8

24
TTT OHNOPULSE You'll come across many people who are this if you visit Brazil. LUSOPHONE
4 REPANOHNE PHONER 7 – 20 EARPHONE 32
5 GRIADXMUS radiums ☓ 7 – 25 RADIX MARUDIS*, RAMIDUS* 39
6 100 75 50 9 3 3 → 260 259
3 × 100 − 50 + 9
14 – 25 258

RR: 259/261

46
7 TROIWNLAV RATION 20 – 25 TRAIN NAILWORT* 54
8 HECITLALO CHALET 26 – 25 LEACH ALLEOTIC*, HELLICAT*, HELLOCAT*, TEOCALLI 62
9 25 10 7 2 8 2 → 982 980
25 × 8 × (7 − 2) − 10 × 2
33 – 25

RR: 982 = (25 + 10) × 8 ÷ 2 × 7 + 2

72
TTT ISNOMATCH When it comes to heavy rain, an umbrella is no match for this. MACINTOSH
10 MEGAFEMAP ampage ☓ 33 – 25 ampage ☓ GEMMAE*, MAGAME* 78
11 TNIOSGYSE TOSSING 40 – 32 TOSSING EGOISTS*, INGESTS*, NEOISTS*, NOSIEST, SIGNETS*, STENOGS*, STINGES*, STOGIES*, YOGISTS* 85
12 MARRETERA TEAMER 46 – 38 TEAMER TERRAMARE* 103
13 SLUBEDTLU BULLETS 53 – 45 BUSTLED BULLDUST 111
14 50 75 25 3 9 3 → 457 456
50 × 9 + 3 + 3
60 – 52 456
50 × 9 + 3 + 3

RR: 457 = (3 + 3) × 75 + 9 − 50 ÷ 25

121
15 EVENDURST 60 – 62 UNDERVEST
(3.75 seconds)
131
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