Episode 6985

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Episode 6985 was broadcast on 9 January 2019, and was the sixth preliminary of Championship of Champions XV.

Tom Chafer-Cook played Martin Hurst, with Tom Chafer-Cook winning 129 – 89. The Dictionary Corner guest was Dr Linda Papadopoulos, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Tom Chafer-Cook Score Martin Hurst Others Max.
1 MRKEAISED MADERISE 8 – 0 ADMIRES MERDEKAS* 8
2 OIAGTDBTN BOATING 15 – 7 DOTTING ABODING*, BANDITO, BATTING, BOTTING*, DINGBAT* 15
3 25 2 1 1 4 7 → 345 345
7 × 2 × 25 − 4 − 1
25 – 17 345
7 × 2 × 25 − 4 − 1


25
TTT CACTISONG He was approaching people aggressively with a breakdown of prices. ACCOSTING
4 EOICRRGFN reforcing ☓ 25 – 17 reforcing ☓ CONIFER, CORNIER*, CRINGER*, FORCING, FOREIGN, IGNORER* 32
5 MTLUEOPEM EELPOUT 32 – 17 MOTEL EMPLUME*, PLOMMET*, PLUMETE*, PLUMMET, POEMLET*, POMMELE, PUMMELO* 39
6 5 1 8 2 8 9 → 398 398
(9 × 8 + 8) × 5 − 2
42 – 27 398
(9 × 8 + 8) × 5 − 2


49
7 NSWIOAXEU ANXIOUS 49 – 34 ANXIOUS 56
8 AOELDYRSI ROYALISED 67 – 52 ROYALISED 74
9 25 5 7 6 1 8 → 635 633
(6 − 1) × 5 × 25 + 8
74 – 52 634 ☓

RR: 635 = (25 × 7 − 6 × 8) × 5

84
TTT DINEGREAT He would dine on a great big portion of cauliflower covered in cheese and browned in the oven. GRATINEED
10 AIETWNPSC PANTIES 81 – 59 PANTIES ACETINS*, ACTINES*, ASEPTIC*, CATNIPS*, CINEAST*, INCEPTS*, INSCAPE*, INSPECT, PACIEST*, PANCITS*, PANTECS*, PATINES*, PECTINS*, PIANETS*, PICANTE*, PINATES*, PINCASE*, SAPIENT*, WANTIES* 91
11 JGZUAUHEG GAUGE 86 – 64 GAUGE GAUZE 96
12 AIESLPDSO ELASIPODS 104 – 82 ELASIPODS 114
13 RPVSAEIAM VAMPIRES 112 – 82 ARMIES ASPERMIA*, PAREMIAS* 122
14 25 100 50 75 10 10 → 257 258
10 × 25 + 10 − 100 ÷ 50
119 – 89 258
10 × 25 + 10 − 100 ÷ 50

RR: 257 = 25 × 10 + (75 × 10 − 50) ÷ 100

132
15 ITIESCORE EROTICISE
(4 seconds)
129 – 89 142
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