Episode 2168

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Episode 2168 was broadcast on 5 January 1998, and was the sixth preliminary of Championship of Champions IX.

Christine White played Natascha Kearsey, with Natascha Kearsey winning 49 – 45. The Dictionary Corner guest was Denis Norden, and the lexicographer was Mark Nyman.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Christine White Score Natascha Kearsey Others Max.
1 LRAESLFAR FALLERS 7 – 7 FALLERS 7
2 IOIPGLYFY FOIL 11 – 11 FOIL FILO*, FLIP*, FLOG, FLOP*, FOGY*, GLOP*, GOLF, LOGY*, OILY*, PLOY*, POLY*, YOGI* 11
3 SLGEIJCEG JIGGLES 18 – 18 JIGGLES 18
4 50 5 7 3 2 2 → 917 916
((7 + 2) × 50 + 3 + 5) × 2
25 – 18 915

CV: 917 = (7 × 3 − 2) × (50 − 2) + 5

28
5 DWROAEMNI REMAIN 25 – 25 DOWNIER AIRWOMEN 36
6 RSOAENDSR ORDERS 25 – 32 ADORERS ADORNERS*, DROSERAS* 44
7 NIAEHCBWM BEACH 25 – 39 MACHINE 51
8 7 3 9 2 7 1 → 700 700
(9 + 1) × (7 + 3) × 7
35 – 49 700
(9 + 1) × (7 + 3) × 7


61
9 PALACEBIN INCAPABLE
(11 seconds)
45 – 49 71
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