Episode 6998

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Episode 6998 was broadcast on 28 January 2019, as part of Series 80.

Brendan Whitehurst played Vittorio Angelone, with Brendan Whitehurst winning 96 – 44. The Dictionary Corner guest was Suzannah Lipscomb, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Brendan Whitehurst Score Vittorio Angelone Others Max.
1 DISACUWOM MIAOWS 6 – 0 SWIM MUSCOID 7
2 EHUSOLGIP PLOUGHS 14 – 0 PLUGS PISHOGUE* 15
3 100 8 4 1 2 3 → 114 114
100 + 8 + 4 + 2
23 – 10 114
100 + 8 + 4 + 2


25
TTT AFRICABET Does the MP make things up in order to deceive people? FABRICATE
4 ABDOHUTER ABORTED 30 – 10 BOTHER AUTHORED*, OBDURATE 33
5 SORUXENAD AROUSED 37 – 10 DARES RONDEAUX* 41
6 50 100 2 5 3 6 → 188 188
(100 − 6) × 2
47 – 20 188
100 × 2 − (5 − 3) × 6


51
7 NISARUZEN INSANE 53 – 20 RISEN SUZERAIN* 59
8 ORVUTIOGS GROUTS 59 – 26 GROUTS GOITROUS*, VIGOROUS*, VIRTUOSO 67
9 25 5 1 7 10 8 → 481 480
(10 + 8) × 25 + (7 − 1) × 5
66 – 33 480
(5 × 8 + 1 + 7) × 10

RR: 481 = (7 × 5 + 25) × 8 + 1

77
TTT RIVERCOOS Heavy metal can be damaged by this type of acid. CORROSIVE
10 AWEDSINPE ANISEED 73 – 33 SPINED PENAEIDS*, PINWEEDS* 85
11 TAFINAYES fansite ☓ 73 – 38 FINES FANTASY, NASTIFY, TAENIAS* 92
12 IRALEMOGT GLOATER 80 – 38 realting ☓ ALIGOTE*, GOATIER*, LEGATOR*, LOAMIER*, MALTIER*, MARIGOT*, MARLITE*, MIGRATE*, MILAGRO*, MOTLIER*, RAGTIME*, RIGOLET*, TOMGIRL 99
13 KETIPURAT PARKIE 86 – 44 PATTER PARTITE* 106
14 75 100 1 4 9 7 → 244 244
(75 + 9) × 4 − 100 + 7 + 1
96 – 44


116
15 LEFTIMISS 96 – 44 FLIMSIEST 126
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