Episode 4740

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Episode 4740 was broadcast on 21 January 2009, and was the eighth preliminary of Championship of Champions XIII.

Steve Briers played Debbi Flack, with Steve Briers winning 121 – 74. The Dictionary Corner guest was Alastair Stewart, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Steve Briers Score Debbi Flack Others Max.
1 STDNOAEPI ANTIPODES 18 – 0 INSTEAD 18
2 FLRMIEYED FREELY 24 – 0 refilmed ☓ DEFILER, FIELDER*, YIELDER* 25
3 PIENRITZT TINTER 30 – 0 PRINT NITRITE 32
4 GDBAIOSHR HAIRDOS 37 – 7 HAIRDOS DISHRAG* 39
5 25 75 100 4 10 2 → 235 235
2 × 100 + 25 + 10
47 – 17 235
2 × 100 + 75 − 10 × 4


49
TTT CROPLUST It's a case of chips with everything. SCULPTOR
6 TETBRUEME MUTTER 53 – 23 BUTTER BURETTE 56
7 KSTSEAOEU STEAKS 59 – 29 STEAKS SAUTES*, SETOSE*, SKATES, STAKES, STOKES*, TEASES, UKASES* 62
8 NCAIOSNHN ANIONS 65 – 35 CASINO CANNONS*, CHANSON* 69
9 SITSQEETA ESTATES 72 – 35 STATES EASIEST 76
10 50 9 3 4 7 6 → 141 141
50 × 3 − 9
82 – 45 141
50 × 3 − 9


86
TTT PINKLEGS This smacks of trouble north of the border. SKELPING
11 CRLRIOAAO LORICA 88 – 51 CORRAL RAILCAR 93
12 XRAIDGLOA ADAGIO 94 – 57 RADIAL ADORAL*, ARGALI*, LAOGAI* 99
13 SVPGOEELA APOGEES 101 – 64 LOVAGES PELAGES*, SELVAGE* 106
14 100 7 1 6 5 7 → 586 586
6 × 100 − 7 − 7
111 – 74 586
6 × 100 − 7 − 7


116
15 ENEMASNAG MANGANESE
(25.75 seconds)
121 – 74 126
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