Episode 6990

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Episode 6990 was broadcast on 16 January 2019, and was the third quarter-final of Championship of Champions XV.

Matthew Tassier played Tom Chafer-Cook, with Tom Chafer-Cook winning 111 – 62. The Dictionary Corner guest was Jon Culshaw, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Matthew Tassier Score Tom Chafer-Cook Others Max.
1 NAPHEZIOA APNOEA 0 – 7 APHONIA 7
2 VSGUEADEI GAUDIES 7 – 14 GAUDIES ADVISEE*, SIDEAGE*, VISAGED 14
3 1 7 8 2 6 7 → 652 653 ☓ 7 – 14 653 ☓

RR: 651 Best: 651 = ((8 + 7) × 6 + 2 + 1) × 7

21
TTT HEARCYNIC Might there be lots of deception and subterfuge at the Grand Prix circuit? CHICANERY
4 TNRAAEDOY DONATE 7 – 22 ADORNATE 29
5 RIGLENUQB BUNGLER 14 – 29 BLUEING BLINGER*, BLUNGER*, BULGIER* 36
6 75 8 5 6 8 10 → 846 847
(75 + 10 − 8) × (5 + 6)
21 – 29 844

RR: 846 = (8 × 8 + 10 ÷ 5 + 75) × 6

46
7 SOLMIRAEO MORALISE 29 – 37 MORALISE SALEROOM* 54
8 PTSAEEROE PROTEAS 29 – 55 OPERATEES 72
9 4 8 8 6 7 9 → 438 438
(9 × 8 + 8 − 7) × 6
39 – 65 438
(9 × 8 + 8 − 7) × 6


82
TTT MILLSECHO It's unpleasantly cold, so relax a little, perhaps. CHILLSOME
10 MJRIUIFOD FORUM 39 – 71 OIDIUM 88
11 TATPETAKI APATITE 46 – 78 APATITE 95
12 RHWEOUMER REHOME 52 – 84 REHOME HEROUM*, MERROW*, ROEMER*, WORMER* 101
13 SIPXORESA PARSES 52 – 91 SOAPIER ASPIRES*, PARESIS*, PEROSIS*, POISERS*, PRAISES*, PROSSIE*, PROXIES, SOAPIES*, SPIREAS* 108
14 75 9 10 1 9 5 → 811 811
10 × 9 × 9 + 1
62 – 101 811
(10 + 1) × 75 − (9 + 5)


118
15 TULIPRICE 62 – 111 PLEURITIC
(3 seconds)
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