Episode 6988

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Episode 6988 was broadcast on 14 January 2019, and was the first quarter-final of Championship of Champions XV.

Jonathan Wynn played Philip Aston, with Philip Aston winning 110 – 92. The Dictionary Corner guest was Dr Linda Papadopoulos, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

This was the first episode sponsored by MyBuilder.com.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Jonathan Wynn Score Philip Aston Others Max.
1 TMSEARUEG MATURES 0 – 8 GAMESTER 8
2 RSLUIEDAO aleuroids ☓ 0 – 26 AELUROIDS 26
3 75 7 2 10 8 9 → 467 467
(8 − 2) × 75 + 10 + 7
10 – 36 467
(75 − 9) × 7 + 10 ÷ 2


36
TTT ANNHASBID Ann has bid for one of these online; she's decorating her own en-suite. HANDBASIN
4 ZRTEIADUE DEUTZIA 17 – 43 DEUTZIA AZURITE*, ERUDITE 43
5 LNROAOHAI HONORIAL 25 – 43 ARONIA 51
6 100 3 1 1 6 5 → 573 573
(100 − 5) × 6 + 3
35 – 53 573
(100 − 5) × 6 + 3


61
7 NTDEOISEA SEDATION 43 – 61 SEDATION ANDESITE*, ONSTEEAD* 69
8 GTNOEAKGT NOTATE 49 – 67 NOTATE AKETON*, GEOTAG*, GOTTEN 75
9 25 75 100 50 1 3 → 542 547
(100 + 75 − 1) × 3 + 25
56 – 74 547
(100 + 75 − 1) × 3 + 25

Best: 542 = (50 × 25 + 75 + 1) ÷ 3 + 100

85
TTT ENDREGIME She's making up for all her bad faults by using a money off coupon. REDEEMING
10 FLREOITEA FLOATIER 64 – 82 FLOATIER AEROLITE*, FREETAIL* 93
11 WBNIEAWSB BABIES 70 – 88 BABIES NABBIES, SWABBIE* 100
12 RQYIEARMS MARRIES 77 – 95 MARRIES RAMIERS*, RIMAYES* 107
13 GJPFUIEOV VOGUE 82 – 100 VOGUE JUVIE*, OGIVE, POGUE 112
14 100 3 6 5 8 9 → 807 807
100 × 8 + 5 + 6 ÷ 3
92 – 110 807
100 × 8 + 9 - 6 ÷ 3


122
15 ALLOCUTES
(29.75 seconds)
92 – 110 oscullate ☓
(11 seconds)
LACTULOSE 132
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