Episode 6285

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Episode 6285 was broadcast on 13 January 2016, and was the eighth preliminary of Championship of Champions XIV.

Antoinette Ryan played Mark Murray, with Mark Murray winning 125 – 88. The Dictionary Corner guest was John Inverdale, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Antoinette Ryan Score Mark Murray Others Max.
1 RLTCAIEGL ARTICLE 0 – 8 ALLERGIC 8
2 UEINLMSOE MOULINS 0 – 16 EMULSION MELUSINE*, MESOLINE*, SELENIUM* 16
3 8 3 4 1 8 10 → 858 856 ☓ 0 – 16

RR: 856 Best: 856 = ((8 + 3) × 10 + 1 − 4) × 8

23
TTT ONECRISP Plot to steal the church tower, perhaps? CONSPIRE
4 RZOAEIRBT BRAZIER 7 – 23 ORBITER ABORTER*, ARBITER*, BIZARRE*, BIZARRO*, RAREBIT 30
5 SRLVEAOIS VALORISES 25 – 41 VALORISES OVERSAILS* 48
6 75 100 25 7 4 3 → 776 776
7 × 100 + 75 + 4 − 3
35 – 51 776
7 × 100 + 75 + 4 − 3


58
7 FLTSUEIAD FAULTED 35 – 69 FEUDALIST 76
8 VRGEIOUCM VOICER 41 – 75 MORGUE CERIUM*, CORIUM*, ERUVIM*, MEVROU*, VIGOUR*, VOGUER* 82
9 8 3 4 1 7 9 → 579 579
(1 + 7) × 8 × 9 + 3
51 – 85 579
9 × 8 × (7 + 1) + 3


92
TTT GROTBAGS No whisky involved, but Scottish spirits. BOGGARTS
10 PTXEONPDA NOTEPAD 58 – 85 PANTED TONEPAD 99
11 MRNAAOEDA ROADMAN 65 – 92 ADENOMA MADRONA*, MANDORA*, MANDORE*, MARDANA*, MONARDA*, MOREANA*, RAMONDA*, ROADMEN* 106
12 TWOUIETAR OUTWAIT 72 – 99 OUTWEAR OUTWRITE 114
13 KSPQOAOIE POKIES 78 – 105 OKAPIS OOPSIE*, POOKAS, QIPAOS*, SOAPIE* 120
14 75 50 4 2 1 9 → 219 219
4 × 50 + 2 × 9 + 1
88 – 115 219
4 × 50 + 2 × 9 + 1


130
15 TUBASTARS 88 – 125 SUBSTRATA
(23.75 seconds)
140
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