Episode 6280

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Episode 6280 was broadcast on 6 January 2016, and was the third preliminary of Championship of Champions XIV.

Andy Platt played David Barnard, with Andy Platt winning 98 – 90. The Dictionary Corner guest was Gloria Hunniford, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Andy Platt Score David Barnard Others Max.
1 TCLRUOEPN CORPULENT 18 – 18 CORPULENT 18
2 STMDIAEIW MISDATE 25 – 25 WAISTED DIMWITS*, MIDWISE*, MISDIET* 25
3 100 75 50 25 4 1 → 842 850
(100 + 75) × (1 + 4) − 25
30 – 25 838 ☓

RR: 845 Best: 844 = (75 × 50 + 25 + 1) ÷ 4 − 100

32
TTT CRASSDID Throws away all the old birthday wishes. DISCARDS
4 GHTVEAORY THEORY 36 – 31 GHERAO VOYAGER 39
5 BNFTEIADS BANDIEST 44 – 39 BANDIEST 47
6 6 6 8 7 10 4 → 533 533 ☓ 44 – 49 533
(8 × 10 + 6 + 4) × 6 − 7


57
7 RKGTEOLRA REALTOR 51 – 56 REALTOR GLOATER, LEGATOR, RAGLORE*, RELATOR* 64
8 NSDGUIOEP DEPOSING 59 – 64 DEPOSING UNPOISED* 72
9 75 25 50 100 6 1 → 667 667
(100 − 1) × 6 + 75 − 50 ÷ 25
69 – 64 668


82
TTT RICEDUST In the kitchen, you might take these for a dip. CRUDITES
10 XCRBUAEAI BRACE 69 – 71 EXURBIA 89
11 MRDTAEOAE REMOTE 75 – 77 TEAMED MODERATE 97
12 GRHLIUAPS LAUGHS 81 – 83 GRAPHS ISPAGHUL* 105
13 WMSJEOEAU AWESOME 88 – 90 AWESOME 112
14 5 2 4 3 8 7 → 897 88 – 90 897 ☓

RR: 898 Best: 896 = (5 + 3) × 2 × 8 × 7

119
15 RITEWRONG INTERGROW
(12.5 seconds)
98 – 90 129
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