Episode 6993

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Episode 6993 was broadcast on 21 January 2019, and was the second semi-final of Championship of Champions XV.

Bradley Horrocks played Tom Chafer-Cook, with Bradley Horrocks winning 111 – 110. The Dictionary Corner guest was Jon Culshaw, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Bradley Horrocks Score Tom Chafer-Cook Others Max.
1 AEIKQDNSU UNSAID 0 – 7 UNASKED QUAKIES, QUANKED* 7
2 YRGOOEVTT OVERGOT 7 – 14 OVERGOT 14
3 8 4 2 2 8 5 → 698 700
(8 × 8 + 4 + 2) × 5 × 2
14 – 21 700
(8 × 8 + 4 + 2) × 5 × 2


21
TTT GALATRITE Does this person drive too closely to the reptile in front? TAILGATER
4 LWFAIOHER FLOWIER 21 – 28 AFLOWER AIRFLOW, WHARFIE 28
5 EOUZGDSIE GODIZES 28 – 35 GODIZES 35
6 50 3 2 10 5 7 → 766 766
((50 + 5) × 7 + 3) × 2 − 10
38 – 45 766
(50 × 5 + 2) × 3 + 10


45
7 AWEBANOPO WEAPON 44 – 51 APNOEA 51
8 SLDEIAJOL DALLIES 51 – 58 DOLLIES AEOLIDS*, ALLIDES*, JOLLIED*, JOLLIES, SALLIED* 58
9 8 7 2 10 10 6 → 982 982
(8 + 6) × 7 × 10 + 2
61 – 58


68
TTT DEARUNCLE My dear uncle wrote me out a cheque but the money hasn't reached my account yet. UNCLEARED
10 SXTEAEFIV FESTIVE 68 – 65 FESTIVE AESTIVE*, FIXATES, VITEXES* 75
11 EOEDTCDAS DECODES 75 – 72 COASTED ACETOSE*, CESTODE*, COATEES*, DEADEST, DECADES*, SEDATED* 82
12 MRPIEAILS IMPERIALS 93 – 90 IMPERIALS 100
13 OAERHMATU ATHEROMA 101 – 90 AMATEUR 108
14 75 50 25 100 9 4 → 624 624
75 × 9 − 50 − 4 × 25 ÷ 100
111 – 100 624
(9 − 75 ÷ 25 + 100 + 50) × 4


118
15 HEBITLIPS 111 – 110 PHLEBITIS
(10.5 seconds)
128
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