Episode 3391

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Episode 3391 was broadcast on 7 January 2003, and was the second preliminary of Championship of Champions XI.

Chris Wills played David Williams, with Chris Wills winning 113 – 111. The Dictionary Corner guest was Martin Jarvis, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

NOTE: The conundrum had two valid solutions: ETERNALLY and ENTERALLY.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Chris Wills Score David Williams Others Max.
1 TLRIEOSBP BOLSTER 7 – 7 BLISTER BOILERS*, BOLTERS*, BRISTLE*, LIBEROS*, LOBSTER, LOITERS*, OBITERS*, PIOLETS*, PISTOLE*, POLITER*, PROBITS*, RIPOSTE*, ROPIEST*, SPOILER*, TOILERS*, TRIPLES* 7
2 MDCAEILTH DECIMAL 14 – 14 DECIMAL ALETHIC*, CAMELID*, CHAMELI*, CITADEL*, CLAIMED*, CLIMATE, DECLAIM*, DELTAIC*, DIALECT*, EDICTAL*, ETHICAL*, LATCHED*, MATCHED*, MEDICAL, METICAL*, MITCHED* 14
3 ZRSOEAGNS ORANGES 21 – 21 ORANGES ENGROSS*, ONAGERS*, REASONS*, SARONGS*, SENORAS*, SERANGS* 21
4 DFIEOVCRS DIVORCES 29 – 29 DIVORCES DISCOVER 29
5 3 4 10 8 9 50 → 714 714
(50 + 9 − 8) × (10 + 4)
39 – 39 714
(50 + 9 − 8) × (10 + 4)


39
TTT ISAMALE Not all doom and gloom... well, it is, actually. MALAISE
6 GMNSAEIRT MASTERING 57 – 57 STREAMING EMIGRANTS* 57
7 GPLEAOGST POSTAGE 64 – 64 TOGGLES APOSTLE, LEGATOS*, PELOTAS* 64
8 MRIEAYPDW PAIRED 70 – 70 PRIMED PYRAMID 71
9 SNTUEIMHG GUNSMITH 78 – 70 MUSHING 79
10 7 6 3 10 5 9 → 437 437
7 × 6 × 10 + 9 + 5 + 3
88 – 80 437
9 × 5 × 10 − 7 − 6


89
TTT LEAVERS Answer? Frankly, there's quite a few... SEVERAL
11 LNTOAUCDO COUNT 88 – 86 UNTOLD COOLANT 96
12 KRXEIARDC CARRIED 95 – 93 CARRIED DERRICK 103
13 LPDEIOSTN SPLINTED 103 – 101 SPLINTED 111
14 50 9 6 8 4 3 → 925 926 103 – 111 925
(6 × 50 + 9) × 3 − 8 ÷ 4


121
15 NELLYRATE ETERNALLY
(1 second)
113 – 111 131
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