Episode 6986

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Episode 6986 was broadcast on 10 January 2019, and was the seventh preliminary of Championship of Champions XV.

Bradley Horrocks played Andrew Macleod, with Bradley Horrocks winning 128 – 104. The Dictionary Corner guest was Dr Linda Papadopoulos, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Bradley Horrocks Score Andrew Macleod Others Max.
1 QRUOBIRNE BONIER 6 – 6 BONIER BOURNE*, BRUNIE*, BURNER, IRONER*, NORRIE*, REBORN*, RUBINE*, RUINER*, UNROBE* 6
2 RSFLAOUET ROSULATE 14 – 14 FLOATERS OESTRUAL*, REFLOATS*, REFUTALS* 14
3 7 1 5 4 7 8 → 516 518
((5 + 4) × 8 + 1) × 7 + 7
21 – 14

RR: 516 = (7 × 7 − (5 + 1)) × (8 + 4)

24
TTT APECUEDOG This art form's not her thing; she just isn't cut out for it. DECOUPAGE
4 LNTSUAOAV SULTANA 28 – 21 SULTANA ALAUNTS* 31
5 EOEDRTDIT DOTTIER 35 – 28 DOTTIER TETRODE 38
6 100 75 2 4 7 10 → 798 798
(100 + 10 + 4) × 7
45 – 38 798
(100 + 10 + 4) × 7


48
7 EAOHZSGIE HOAGIES 52 – 45 HOAGIES SHOEGAZE 56
8 YSGOEACTI SOCIATE 59 – 52 CAGIEST AGOSTIC*, GASEITY*, SOCIETY* 63
9 10 4 2 6 9 3 → 560 560
(9 × 6 + 2) × 10
69 – 62 560
(9 × 6 + 2) × 10


73
TTT ONERABBIT It sounds like the doll's singing could send you to sleep. BARBITONE
10 DVLREIOEN OVERLINED 87 – 80 OVERLINED 91
11 AAOLGKREE AREOLAE 94 – 87 AEROGEL LEAKAGE 98
12 PPWOEERSO PROPOSE 101 – 87 poopers ☓ REOPPOSE* 106
13 EIADJSSEA DISEASE 108 – 94 DISEASE SEASIDE 113
14 25 100 50 7 10 9 → 241 241
25 × 10 − 9
118 – 104 241
25 × 10 − 9


123
15 LOUDBRITS LOTUSBIRD
(1.5 seconds)
128 – 104 133
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