Episode 6979

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Episode 6979 was broadcast on 21 December 2018, and was the Series 79 grand final.

Martin May played Mike Daysley, with Mike Daysley winning 82 – 80. The Dictionary Corner guest was Phill Jupitus, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

This was the last episode sponsored by GalaBingo.com.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Martin May Score Mike Daysley Others Max.
1 RKXOESTDU DETOURS 7 – 7 ROUSTED DEXTROUS 8
2 TCAIBMSAU MASTIC 13 – 13 AUTISM ABACIST*, BASMATI, CUMBIAS*, MASTICA*, MITSUBA*, SAMBUCA*, SUTIABA*, TAMASIC* 15
3 9 6 3 4 3 1 → 584 13 – 13

RR: 585 Best: 585 = (9 × 4 + 3) × 3 × (6 − 1)

22
TTT BADNUANCE It sounds like a large quantity of cakes had a disco. ABUNDANCE
4 WFEOJVEST FEWEST 19 – 19 FEWEST VETOES* 28
5 IAIDSQOSW QADIS 24 – 24 SODAS ADIOS*, AIDOS*, DOSAI*, DOSAS*, OASIS, OIDIA*, OSSIA*, SIDAS*, WADIS 33
6 75 7 3 3 7 1 → 306 306
(7 − 3) × 75 + 7 − 1
34 – 34 306
(7 − 3) × 75 + 7 − 1


43
7 EIDHSOPRC PRICED 40 – 34 scopier ☓ PERCOIDS*, SPHEROID 51
8 LREIMDNAU UNMAILED 48 – 42 UNMAILED MUDARINE*, MURAENID*, UNRAILED 59
9 3 6 1 7 3 7 → 518 511 48 – 49 520
(7 × 7 + 3) × (6 + 1 + 3)

RR: 518 = ((3 + 3) × 6 + 1) × (7 + 7)

69
TTT ACTAGEIST He would act in an ageist way towards his elders, and they'd severely reprimand him for it. CASTIGATE
10 YREINRGAT TARRYING 56 – 49 REARING RERATING*, RETRYING* 77
11 SLRMEOIEA MORALISE 64 – 49 MAILERS EMAILERS*, MEASLIER 85
12 GTUOHRLAU RAGOUT 64 – 56 OUTHAUL OUTLAUGH, TURLOUGH* 93
13 VGNEOPDAN PANNED 70 – 62 PANNED DOGVANE*, PONDAGE 100
14 50 25 6 4 3 7 → 458 458
(50 + 25) × 6 + 4 − 3 + 7
80 – 72 458
(50 + 25) × 6 + 4 − 3 + 7


110
15 PHOTOFORM 80 – 82 MOTHPROOF
(6.5 seconds)
120
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