Episode 816

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Episode 816 was broadcast on 5 January 1989, and was the fourth quarter-final of Championship of Champions IV.

Hilary Hopper played Steve Williams, with Steve Williams winning 56 – 41. The Dictionary Corner guest was Tim Rice, and the lexicographer was Catherine Clarke.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Hilary Hopper Score Steve Williams Others Max.
1 UAERXYTST STATURE 7 – 0 EXTRAS ESTUARY, URTEXTS*, YATTERS* 7
2 BVPOAELPE APPLE 7 – 6 PEOPLE 13
3 AOEGDMRCE CREAMED 14 – 13 CREAMED AMERCED*, CAROMED*, COMRADE*, CORDAGE, MERCADO* 20
4 75 10 7 4 5 3 → 433 433
(4 − 3 + 5) × 75 − (10 + 7)
24 – 23 433
(75 + 10) × 5 + 4 − 3 + 7


30
5 RCROAEDSD dosser ☓ 24 – 29 SCORED ADORERS*, CARDERS*, COARSER*, DEODARS*, DROSERA*, RECORDS, SCARRED* 37
6 AAATLNLIL TALL 28 – 33 TALL LANAI*, LIANA, NATAL*, TANIA* 42
7 TDHAEEJZB BATHED 34 – 39 HEATED BEHEAD*, DEBATE 48
8 75 100 6 7 2 2 → 804 805
(6 + 2) × 100 + 7 − 2
41 – 46 805
(6 + 2) × 100 + 7 − 2

CV: 804 = (6 × 75 + 2) × 2 − 100

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9 acdennrst* 41 – 56 TRANSCEND
(5 seconds)
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