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Episode 6882

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Episode 6882 was broadcast on 6 August 2018, as part of Series 79.

Matthew Bass played Eddie Glass, with Eddie Glass winning 94 – 64. The Dictionary Corner guest was Griff Rhys Jones, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

NOTE: The conundrum had two valid solutions: LECTURING and RELUCTING.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Matthew Bass Score Eddie Glass Others Max.
1 RMSOURAOM ARMOUR 0 – 7 AMOROUS MORMAORS* 8
2 DURVIETSR DIVERTS 7 – 14 VIRTUES STURDIER* 16
3 25 75 50 7 5 4 → 657 654 7 – 21 655
(25 + 75) × 7 − 50 + 5

RR: 657 = (75 − 50 ÷ 25) × (5 + 4)

26
TTT ALICESANG Whenever Alice sang, it was so bad I needed pain relief. ANALGESIC
4 BOTDLEIRD BOILED 7 – 28 TODDLER BRIDLED*, BROILED*, DELTOID*, DRIBLET*, ORBITED, TIDDLER* 33
5 ZSRPAEUTW WASTER 7 – 35 PASTURE PATZERS*, UPRATES 40
6 50 8 3 4 7 5 → 692 692
(3 × 4 + 7 − 5) × 50 − 8
17 – 45 692
(5 − 3) × 7 × 50 − 8


50
7 SCLAOISAH CLASH 17 – 51 SOCIAL ACHOLIAS* 58
8 MEIKRNOIR MONIKER 24 – 58 MONIKER MIRKIER*, MOERIKI* 65
9 75 50 5 2 7 10 → 113 113
75 + 50 − 10 − 2
34 – 68 113
75 + 50 − 10 − 2


75
TTT GETSECOND It sounds like the prisoner joked about how crowded the place was. CONGESTED
10 TEAQNVOEL NOVEL 39 – 73 EVENT NOVELET 82
11 PSWTUOEGN TONGUES 46 – 80 TONGUES GOWPENS*, UNSWEPT, UPTOWNS* 89
12 DIPNSEOGR SPONGIER 54 – 88 DEPOSING PERIGONS*, POINDERS*, PRISONED*, REPOSING* 97
13 FDLUAEBGX flagued ☓ 54 – 94 BULGED ABLUDE*, BAGFUL, BELUGA*, BLAGUE, BLUDGE*, BUGLED*, FABLED*, FEUDAL*, FLUXED*, GABLED* 103
14 25 7 1 6 9 5 → 139 139
6 × 25 − 7 − 5 + 1
64 – 94


113
15 CLINGTRUE reculting ☓
(29.25 seconds)
64 – 94 LECTURING 123
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