Episode 445

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Episode 445 was broadcast on 13 October 1986, and was a special 'Champion of Champion of Champions' match between the winner of Championship of Champions I and Championship of Champions II. It was the first ever special episode.

Clive Freedman played Mark Nyman, with Mark Nyman winning 76 – 67. The Dictionary Corner guests were Gyles Brandreth and Bill Tidy, and the lexicographer was Catherine Clarke.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Clive Freedman Score Mark Nyman Others Max.
1 HBAOSJCEI BEACH 5 – 5 ACHES BHAJIS*, BOHEAS*, CEIBAS*, CHAISE* 6
2 QESRAGPEU GRAPES 5 – 12 PRESAGE 13
3 3 1 10 4 2 8 → 951 950
(8 × 4 × 3 − 1) × 10
12 – 19 950
(8 × 4 × 3 − 1) × 10

CV: 951 = (8 × 4 × 10 − (2 + 1)) × 3

23
4 OETLRNIRA RELATION 20 – 27 RELATION ANTERIOR*, ORIENTAL 31
5 DIWNELSEF FELINES 27 – 34 SWINDLE DEFILES*, DEFINES*, ENDWISE*, ENISLED*, ENSILED*, FLENSED*, LINSEED*, SINEWED* 38
6 8 9 6 2 10 1 → 201 200 27 – 44 201
(6 ÷ 2 + 9 + 8) × 10 + 1


48
7 RANDYBUSH HUSBANDRY
(2 seconds)
37 – 44 58
8 DOZAGMESM GAZED 37 – 50 DOSAGE DAGOES*, DOGMAS, MODEMS*, OMEGAS*, SMEGMA* 64
9 NTXIEDRVO INVERT 43 – 56 DIVERT DEXTRIN* 71
10 25 2 5 3 4 3 → 782 781
(4 × 25 − 2) × (5 + 3) − 3
50 – 56

CV: 782 = ((3 + 3) × 5 + 4) × (25 − 2)

81
11 OTWRITEWS TOWERS 50 – 63 TWISTER TWISTOR*, WITTERS 88
12 MLSBOUAYL blousy ☓ 50 – 69 ALBUMS ALLOYS, ASYLUM*, BALLSY*, BAYOUS*, BOYLAS*, MYALLS*, SLALOM*, SYMBOL* 94
13 100 1 10 9 7 8 → 403 401
(10 − 7 + 1) × 100 + 9 − 8
57 – 76 401
(10 − 7 + 1) × 100 + 9 − 8

CV: 403 = 7 × 8 × 9 − (100 + 1)

104
14 TINRECIPE RECIPIENT
(2.5 seconds)
67 – 76 114
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