Episode 4121

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Episode 4121 was broadcast on 8 June 2006, and was the first quarter-final of Championship of Champions XII.

Matthew Shore played Mark Tournoff, with Mark Tournoff winning 124 – 117. The Dictionary Corner guest was Ann Widdecombe, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

This episode set two notable records: Shore's score of 117 as the highest ever losing score, and the combined score of 241 as the highest ever aggregate.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Matthew Shore Score Mark Tournoff Others Max.
1 WOLETANJR LOANER 6 – 6 TROWEL ANTLER, ETALON, LEARNT*, ORNATE*, RENTAL*, WANTER* 6
2 OTDAEPTUE OUTDATE 13 – 13 ADOPTEE 13
3 SCNHAEUME MUNCHES 20 – 20 MUNCHES ACHENES*, ENCHASE*, MENACES 20
4 DALZEIDSR LADDERS 27 – 27 LADDERS DERAILS*, DREIDLS*, LADDIES, LIZARDS*, RADDLES*, REDIALS, RIDDLES, SADDLER* 27
5 7 8 5 75 50 100 → 335 333 27 – 37 335
(75 − 8) × 5


37
TTT INKIMOON MONOKINI
6 CNEYOSIOC CONCISE 34 – 44 CONCISE 44
7 NTSTPEIAI PAINTIEST 52 – 62 PAINTIEST 62
8 UGREOFVNR OVERRUN 59 – 69 OVERRUN FERVOUR*, FORERUN* 69
9 PTLNEUEIQ QUIETEN 66 – 76 QUIETEN 76
10 4 4 75 25 50 100 → 187 187
50 ÷ 25 × 4 + 4 + 100 + 75
76 – 86 187
(50 − 4) × 4 + 75 ÷ 25


86
TTT RACEDMOP COMPARED
11 STNHEIARE HERNIATES 94 – 104 HERNIATES 104
12 TSPIEURGS SPRITES 101 – 104 pursiest ☓ PISTEURS* 112
13 FRLKOIOMA FORMAL 107 – 104 flook ☓ ALIFORM 119
14 4 10 1 50 25 75 → 255 255
25 × 10 + 4 + 1
117 – 114 255
25 × 10 + 4 + 1


129
15 SILLYQUOO 117 – 124 SOLILOQUY
(1.25 seconds)
139
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