Episode 6996

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Episode 6996 was broadcast on 24 January 2019, as part of Series 80.

Brendan Whitehurst played Laurence Dunkling, with Brendan Whitehurst winning 107 – 52. The Dictionary Corner guest was Suzannah Lipscomb, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Brendan Whitehurst Score Laurence Dunkling Others Max.
1 DUCOMERAW COWARD 6 – 6 WARMED CAROMED*, COMRADE, DECORUM*, MERCADO, MORCEAU* 7
2 NMIOSFERB INFORMS 13 – 6 fermions ☓7 BONFIRES, ENSIFORM*, FERMIONS 15
3 50 100 2 10 9 1 → 309 309
(2 + 1) × 100 + 9
23 – 16 309
(2 + 1) × 100 + 9


25
TTT SIDPESTER Sid would pester continually until he got his own way. PERSISTED
4 DHAUBMAER RUMBAED 30 – 16 HARMED HARDBEAM*, RHUMBAED 33
5 XUTOLESOH TOUSLE 36 – 22 HOTELS OUTSOLE*, OXHOUSE* 40
6 75 1 1 4 3 7 → 436 436
(75 − 3) × (7 − 1) + 4
46 – 22 439


50
7 LATEZAGID LIGATED 53 – 22 DILATE AGATIZED* 58
8 SPEAVGIRT GRAVIES 60 – 22 GRAPIEST*, PRISTAVE*, PRIVATES, VIRGATES 66
9 25 6 3 7 3 4 → 662 663
(7 × 3 + 6) × 25 − 4 × 3
67 – 22 664

RR: 662 = (25 + 3) × 6 × 4 − 7 − 3

76
TTT LEAKYPRAM When the team need to get going, this person can make it happen. PLAYMAKER
10 DSOIGSUAD SODAS 72 – 27 SODAS GADOIDS 83
11 TEROGICEN ERECTING 80 – 27 CENTRE ERECTION, GERONTIC*, NEOTERIC, NOCERITE* 91
12 LFIAMRESW REALISM 87 – 34 FLAMERS WELFARISM 109
13 NALUSIYEL SALINE 87 – 42 UNEASILY 117
14 100 3 7 6 8 4 → 590 590
(8 × 7 + 3) × (6 + 4)
97 – 52 590
6 × 100 − 7 − 3


127
15 MARINERED REMAINDER
(4.75 seconds)
107 – 52 137
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