Episode 6989

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Episode 6989 was broadcast on 15 January 2019, and was the second quarter-final of Championship of Champions XV.

John Cowen played Bradley Horrocks, with Bradley Horrocks winning 99 – 96. The Dictionary Corner guest was Dr Linda Papadopoulos, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection John Cowen Score Bradley Horrocks Others Max.
1 DSEOLTEMP MOLESTED 8 – 8 POEMLETS 8
2 AEOSLMCUD LEUCOMAS 16 – 8 MELADOS MOUCLADES* 26
3 5 2 9 1 7 4 → 366 368 16 – 18 366
(9 × 7 − 2) × (5 + 1)


36
TTT SCOTCHKIP It doesn't matter how fit you are, you won't finish the course with just this. CHOPSTICK
4 IAOSNXRNE AXIONS 22 – 24 AXIONS OREXINS*, RANINES*, RANNIES* 43
5 DIOPECHIP CHOPPED 29 – 31 CHIPPED CHIPPIE 50
6 50 100 25 75 10 7 → 198 198
100 + 75 + 25 − (7 − 50 ÷ 25)
39 – 41 198
100 + 75 + 25 − (7 − 50 ÷ 25)


60
7 SRAITOVEQ VOTARIES 47 – 49 VOTARIES 68
8 OAEGTNARU OUTRANGE 55 – 57 OUTRANGE AERONAUT*, ARGONAUT*, RUNAGATE* 76
9 2 3 4 6 1 9 → 297 297
(6 + 4 + 1) × 3 × 9
65 – 67 297
(6 + 4 + 1) × 3 × 9


86
TTT COOLBUSES If you're having this for dinner, things might be all at sea. LOBSCOUSE
10 IUENWZRDA UNWIRED 72 – 74 UNAIRED UNRAZED* 93
11 NEISLOAWJ jowels ☓ 72 – 81 INWALES JAWLINES 101
12 UEODTLSER URODELES 80 – 89 RESULTED DELUSTRE*, RESOLUTE 109
13 BAYIRAGET TRIAGE 86 – 89 airgate ☓ GAYATRI* 116
14 25 50 100 75 8 9 → 700 700
8 × 100 − 75 − 25
96 – 99 700
75 × 8 + 100


126
15 MIHIBALLS millibash ☓
(23 seconds)
96 – 99 simbillah ☓
(27.25 seconds)
BISMILLAH 136
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