Episode 2170

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Episode 2170 was broadcast on 7 January 1998, and was the eighth preliminary of Championship of Champions IX.

Dag Griffiths played Bhavin Manek, with Bhavin Manek winning 67 – 44. The Dictionary Corner guest was Gloria Hunniford, and the lexicographer was Mark Nyman.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Dag Griffiths Score Bhavin Manek Others Max.
1 LHTDIUAEO LOATHED 7 – 7 LOATHED HIDEOUT*, LITHOED* 7
2 RRCEAINTA CERTAIN 14 – 14 CERTAIN CARINATE, CRANIATE* 15
3 DHSWEESGA HEDGES 20 – 20 WASHED DEGASES*, SWASHED, SWEDGES* 22
4 25 9 2 1 10 5 → 445 445
9 × 2 × 25 − 5
30 – 30 445
9 × 2 × 25 − 5


32
5 RLUEQSAKI quakers ☓ 30 – 37 QUAKIER SULKIER* 39
6 MTJNOAEDS DONATES 37 – 44 DONATES DAEMONS, ENDMOST*, MASONED*, TANDEMS 46
7 PVIENLONB OLIVE 37 – 50 BOVINE BONNIE*, ONLINE*, PINOLE* 52
8 6 8 1 5 1 2 → 338 336
(5 × 8 + 1 + 1) × (2 + 6)
44 – 57 340
((6 + 1) × 5 − 1) × (8 + 2)

CV: 338 = (5 + 1 + 1) × 8 × 6 + 2

62
9 SECONDEAR 44 – 67 COARSENED
(10 seconds)
72
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