Episode 3393

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Episode 3393 was broadcast on 9 January 2003, and was the fourth preliminary of Championship of Champions XI.

John Rawnsley played Kevin McMahon, with John Rawnsley winning 99 – 97. The Dictionary Corner guest was Martin Jarvis, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection John Rawnsley Score Kevin McMahon Others Max.
1 RBTSDEAUM MUSTARD 7 – 7 SMARTED DRUMBEATS* 18
2 GENPICLOA PLACING 14 – 14 COINAGE ANGELIC*, ANGLICE*, CAPELIN*, COALING*, CONGEAL*, ELOPING*, GALENIC*, LEAPING*, OPALINE*, PAEONIC*, PANICLE*, PEALING*, PELAGIC*, PELICAN 25
3 SRTZYIIEM MISTER 14 – 21 MISTIER RIMIEST* 32
4 SAROTIGFE FRIGATES 22 – 29 FRIGATES 40
5 4 2 5 1 9 100 → 217 217
2 × 100 + 9 + 4 + 5 − 1
32 – 39 217
(100 + 9) × 2 − 1


50
TTT ZUZICAJ Foam-free bubble bath. JACUZZI
6 DAWONLICS CLOWNS 38 – 39 SOLID ANDISOL*, DOLINAS*, LADINOS*, NODICAL*, OILCANS* 57
7 RTHMQEOAN ANOTHER 45 – 46 ANOTHER MENORAH* 64
8 GEPIDTERS PRESTIGE 53 – 54 PRIESTED PREDIGEST* 82
9 JKLNBOAET BLANKET 60 – 61 NOTABLE 89
10 9 4 1 75 50 25 → 643 643 ☓ 60 – 68 641
(75 − 1) × 9 − 25

CV: 642 Best: 643 = (50 + 25 − 4) × (9 − 1) + 75

99
TTT BULBIQE You may complain a little, but not a lot. QUIBBLE
11 XCMSROEIE EXORCISM 68 – 76 EXORCISM EXCIMERS*, EXORCISE* 107
12 VDAGELUNP PLAGUED 75 – 83 PLAGUED LANGUED*, PLUNGED, UNPAGED*, UNPAVED 114
13 TLRSFOAIA FLORIST 82 – 90 TAILORS LARIATS*, ORALIST*, SOLARIA, SOLATIA* 121
14 10 9 4 1 4 8 → 841 846
((8 + 1) × 9 + 4) × 10 − 4
89 – 97 846
((8 + 1) × 9 + 4) × 10 − 4

CV: 840 Best: 841 = (9 + 4 + 8) × 4 × 10 + 1

131
15 FUNFURDLE UNRUFFLED
(1.5 seconds)
99 – 97 unfurled ☓
(1 second)
141
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