Episode 6888

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Episode 6888 was broadcast on 14 August 2018, as part of Series 79.

Steve Rush played Adam Rolston, with Adam Rolston winning 75 – 66. The Dictionary Corner guest was Julia Bradbury, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Steve Rush Score Adam Rolston Others Max.
1 DFNMRIAED FIREMAN 7 – 0 FRAMED ADERMIN*, ADMIRED*, DANDIER*, DRAINED, FADDIER* 7
2 XOEHLTAMD LOATHED 14 – 7 LOATHED 14
3 75 25 1 1 4 8 → 904 904 ☓ 14 – 14 902
(8 + 4) × 75 + 1 + 1

RR: 904 = (8 + 1) × (75 + 25) + 4

24
TTT FRETFIEND The way he played that guitar was unlike anybody else. DIFFERENT
4 REGUDCPES PURGED 14 – 21 REDUCES PERUSED*, PUGREED*, PUGREES*, PURGEES, RECUSED*, RESCUED*, SECURED*, SEDUCER*, SPRUCED 31
5 PTBQCIOAR BOAT 14 – 27 TROPIC PROBATIC 39
6 25 100 4 3 2 6 → 459 459
4 × 100 + 25 × 2 + 6 + 3
24 – 37 459
4 × 100 + 25 × 2 + 6 + 3


49
7 GNMRTOEIH REHOMING 32 – 37 thongier ☓ MOTHERING 67
8 OLSATLERY tollers ☓ 32 – 37 staller ☓ ALLOSTERY* 85
9 100 25 7 3 4 6 → 142 142
100 + 25 + 6 + 7 + 4
42 – 47 142
7 × 6 + 100


95
TTT MASHGRUNT The man was severely disadvantaged by his meat. HAMSTRUNG
10 IUSOBJSAV BOSS 42 – 52 VISAS AVISOS*, OUSIAS*, SABJIS* 101
11 FLSLNEIAR FALLERS 49 – 52 refines ☓ FAILLES*, FILLERS*, FINALES*, LARNIES*, NAILERS*, RALLIES*, REFALLS*, REFILLS*, RESLAIN*, RILLANS*, SNARFLE* 108
12 PUWONWTIE outwon ☓ 49 – 58 TOWNIE POUTINE*, WIPEOUT 115
13 RPKDTAEIN TRAINED 56 – 65 TRAINED PREDIKANT* 133
14 100 3 5 10 2 7 → 243 243
100 × 2 + 5 × 10 − 7
66 – 75 243
100 × 2 + 5 × 10 − 7


143
15 FINGERCON confering ☓
(2 seconds)
66 – 75 ENFORCING 153
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