Episode 3390

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Episode 3390 was broadcast on 6 January 2003, and was the first preliminary of Championship of Champions XI.

Michael Calder played Loz Sands, with Loz Sands winning 77 – 60. The Dictionary Corner guest was Martin Jarvis, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

It was the first game played on the purple striped set, which remained in use for six years up to the end of Series 59.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Michael Calder Score Loz Sands Others Max.
1 QSDRAEUTI SQUIRTED 8 – 0 SQUARED 8
2 FNOAEPLIM IMPALE 14 – 6 IMPALE FEMINAL*, IMPANEL, INFLAME*, MANIPLE, OPALINE 15
3 GCSREUOAT COURAGE 14 – 14 OUTRAGES ESCARGOT*, OUTRACES 23
4 XDNEIEGIB BIDING 20 – 20 BINGED 29
5 7 5 6 1 10 50 → 577 578 20 – 30 577
(50 + 7) × 10 + 1 + 6


39
TTT FINERUG Not the safest way to get warm. GUNFIRE
6 RSOIALTPU TAILORS 27 – 37 RITUALS TROUPIALS* 57
7 DMHROELAE REMODEL 34 – 44 ARMHOLE EARHOLE*, EARLDOM, EMERALD, REHOMED* 64
8 NTSCOIUAV SUCTION 34 – 52 VISCOUNT AUCTIONS, CAUTIONS 72
9 GRDEEOMTP GROPED 40 – 58 DEPORT PROTEGE, TROMPED* 79
10 1 7 75 50 100 25 → 981 40 – 63 975
(100 + 50) × (7 − 1) + 75

CV: 982 = (100 + 50 + 1) × 7 − 75

86
TTT YELSHOP Don't open the door, just look who it is. SPYHOLE
11 YSNLWIOAT SAINTLY 47 – 70 SAINTLY NASTILY, SNOWILY, STONILY* 93
12 CRDEOUAFS SCOURED 54 – 70 coarsed ☓ CAROUSED, SURFACED* 101
13 MEEOJGKNA MENAGE 60 – 70 GNOME GENOME*, MANEGE* 107
14 6 7 75 25 100 50 → 711 709 60 – 77 712
7 × 100 + 6 × 50 ÷ 25

CV: 711 = (75 + 50) ÷ 25 + 6 + 7 × 100

117
15 SEEDPROPS prospered ☓
(3 seconds)
60 – 77 OPPRESSED 127
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