Episode 6992

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Episode 6992 was broadcast on 18 January 2019, and was the first semi-final of Championship of Champions XV.

Philip Aston played Zarte Siempre, with Zarte Siempre winning 106 – 73. The Dictionary Corner guest was Jon Culshaw, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

NOTE: In Round 8, Siempre checked with Dent on the validity of MISREADER, however it was cut from the final broadcast.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Philip Aston Score Zarte Siempre Others Max.
1 GVLOUEHRS GLOVERS 7 – 7 GROVELS LOUVRES*, REGULOS*, VELOURS 7
2 AOTMYOBTP BOTTOM 13 – 13 BOTTOM POMATO*, POTATO, TOMATO*, TOMBOY 13
3 75 5 10 4 10 4 → 138 138
(75 − 10 + 4) × 10 ÷ 5
23 – 23 138
(75 − 10 + 4) × 10 ÷ 5


23
TTT TINASMALL No need to worry about dandruff; just buy yourself a few of these. MANTILLAS
4 INRENAXIT TRIENNIA 31 – 31 TRIENNIA 31
5 RHPEOASZN PERSONA 38 – 38 SHARPEN HOARSEN, ORPHANS*, PANZERS, PHERANS*, PHONERS*, PRONASE*, SENHORA* 38
6 100 25 50 75 2 1 → 972 987 38 – 38

RR: 973 = (25 + 1) × 75 ÷ (100 ÷ 50) − 2

45
7 STFEIOMSD MISDOES 38 – 46 MODISTES 53
8 EIREMRDSA maderiser ☓ 38 – 64 SIDEARMER MISREADER**, READMIRES* 71
9 25 50 100 75 3 2 → 534 533
(100 + 75 + 2) × 3 + 50 ÷ 25
45 – 71 533
(100 + 75 + 2) × 3 + 50 ÷ 25

Best: 534 = ((100 + 2) × 75 ÷ 50 + 25) × 3

81
TTT EPICPOSER The captain's not sure what's up there, but he's looking into it. PERISCOPE
10 OEAJSDTUC JOUSTED 52 – 78 JOUSTED ACETOUS*, ACTUOSE*, ADJECTS*, COASTED, CUSTODE*, DOUCEST*, SCOUTED 88
11 AQEPADILE PLEIAD 58 – 84 PEALED ADIPAL*, AEDILE*, ALDEIA*, ALIPED*, LEAPED, PAIDLE*, PALEAE*, PEDIAL*, PELADE* 94
12 IGNEVEFLW FEELING 65 – 91 FEELING FLEEING* 101
13 OTALICOSE SOCIETAL 73 – 99 SOCIETAL COALITES 109
14 50 75 7 8 8 5 → 927 928 ☓ 73 – 106 926
(8 + 5) × 75 − 50 + 8 − 7

RR: 927 = (8 × 5 + 75) × 8 + 7

119
15 CONTIINNU bye ☓
(29.75 seconds)
73 – 106 unintonic ☓
(28 seconds)
INUNCTION 129
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