Episode 6982

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Episode 6982 was broadcast on 4 January 2019, and was the third preliminary of Championship of Champions XV.

Matthew Tassier played Dougie Mackay, with Matthew Tassier winning 96 – 78. The Dictionary Corner guest was Kate Humble, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Matthew Tassier Score Dougie Mackay Others Max.
1 NATRELOEI ORIENTAL 8 – 8 RELATION AEROLITE*, ROTALINE*, TREENAIL 8
2 TXAIMOTIR AXIOM 8 – 16 IMITATOR 16
3 7 6 6 7 9 1 → 700 700
((6 + 6) × 9 − 7 − 1) × 7
18 – 16


26
TTT INSIDEDOE I needed to put this water into my steam iron to prevent limescale. DEIONISED
4 LNOGIPNUP LOPPING 25 – 23 LOPPING UNPOPING 34
5 SIRMAYOAC MOSAIC 31 – 29 MAYORS AMSCRAY*, MYRICAS*, SARCOMA 41
6 100 2 9 6 10 1 → 534 534
(10 × 9 − 1) × 6
41 – 39 534
(100 − 10 − 1) × 6


51
7 SERDAJIAI DAIRIES 48 – 46 DIARISE AIRSIDE, DIARIES* 58
8 TVERIDOME overtimed ☓ 48 – 46 overtimed ☓ REVOMITED* 76
9 10 8 9 7 3 8 → 505 505
9 × 8 × 7 + 8 + 3 − 10
58 – 46 506


86
TTT TRIMUPMOP It was done without any planning; she just began playing. IMPROMPTU
10 CDESAPIDO DECAPODS 66 – 46 CADDIES SCIAPODE* 94
11 TURSODITH THRUST 72 – 52 TRUTHS DISTORT, DROUTHS*, ORTHIDS*, OUTHITS, ROUTISH*, RUTTISH*, TOURIST* 101
12 PSERINARE RAPINERS 80 – 52 sprainer ☓ REARISEN*, REPINERS, RIPENERS* 109
13 LUSVEWOAE VOWELS 86 – 58 WEASEL ALVEUS*, AVULSE*, LEAVES*, LOAVES*, LOVEES*, OVULAS*, OVULES*, VALUES, WEAVES*, WOLVES 115
14 100 50 75 25 8 3 → 112 112
(50 + 25) ÷ 75 + 3 + 8 + 100
96 – 68 112
(50 + 25) ÷ 75 + 3 + 8 + 100


125
15 HOOPERMEN 96 – 78 PHEROMONE
(4.75 seconds)
135
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