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Episode 6873

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Episode 6873 was broadcast on 24 July 2018, as part of Series 79.

Bryan Harrison played Liz Lear, with Bryan Harrison winning 69 – 54. The Dictionary Corner guest was John Inverdale, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

NOTE: In Round 12, Harrison was not asked to spell his word; therefore, he may have intended the word TEEM rather than TEAM.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Bryan Harrison Score Liz Lear Others Max.
1 AIEFTROVM MOTIVE 6 – 0 AFTER FORMATIVE 18
2 NIBENIQEM BINMEN 12 – 0 BEEN MEINIE*, MINNIE, NEINEI*, NEMBIE* 24
3 25 50 1 6 5 9 → 988 987 ☓ 12 – 0 934

RR: 988 = (25 − 6) × ((9 + 1) ÷ 2 + 50)

34
TTT DRAWCANOE The tide will draw the canoe ever closer to the open sea. OCEANWARD
4 ROLIFURJO FLOUR 17 – 5 JUROR FRIJOL* 40
5 LNDPEAOHG HANDLE 23 – 11 ANGLED HEADLONG 48
6 25 75 100 5 2 10 → 361 361
5 × 75 − 10 − 100 ÷ 25
33 – 11 360


58
7 EAIPNLDME implied ☓ 33 – 16 PANEL EMPLANED, MALIPEDE*, MIDPLANE* 66
8 RADUSATES DUSTERS 40 – 23 DUSTERS ASSARTED* 74
9 25 50 2 9 6 7 → 589 40 – 30 591
2 × 6 × 50 − 9

RR: 589 = (25 − 6 − 7) × 50 − 9 − 2

84
TTT CANSAREUS He promised me that when he died, I would benefit financially from his policy. ASSURANCE
10 LIGATOREW GLOATER 47 – 37 LEGATOR WATERLOG* 92
11 SRDUOAVRG GUARDS 53 – 43 GUARDS ARDOUR, GOURAS*, GOURDS, GRADUS*, RUGOSA*, SAVOUR*, VARDOS* 98
12 METAYEPUT TEAM 53 – 48 MEATY METATYPE* 106
13 EOESDSNRO SOONER 59 – 54 SOONER ENDORSES 114
14 75 50 100 7 8 5 → 191 191
100 + 75 + (7 − 5) × 8
69 – 54 191 ☓


124
15 SLIDINLET 69 – 54 inlisted ☓
(28 seconds)
INSTILLED 134
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