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Episode 6980

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Episode 6980 was broadcast on 2 January 2019, and was the first preliminary of Championship of Champions XV.

Jonathan Wynn played Phil Davies, with Jonathan Wynn winning 103 – 68. The Dictionary Corner guest was Kate Humble, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

NOTE: In Round 4, although Davies was not asked to spell his word, further clarification from him showed that he had ROUTERS rather than ROOTERS.

This episode was repeated on 20 July 2020.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Jonathan Wynn Score Phil Davies Others Max.
1 KLJFEAMOS FLAMES 6 – 6 FLAKES AMOLES*, JALEOS*, MAJOES*, MALEOS* 6
2 ESBANDIEG DEBASING 14 – 6 BEADING AGENISED* 14
3 50 25 100 75 3 4 → 697 697
(100 + 75) × 4 − 3
24 – 16 697
(4 + 3) × 100 − 75 ÷ 25


24
TTT BRAVETREE He was brave to climb the tree, but he fell and broke several of these. VERTEBRAE
4 SROTFEORU FOOTERS 31 – 23 ROUTERS FOOTSURE 32
5 VHDAEGTUE HEATED 37 – 29 HEAVED 38
6 25 9 5 3 2 1 → 160 160
2 × 3 × 25 + 9 + 1
47 – 39 160
2 × 3 × 25 + 9 + 1


48
7 RMVUAUEQU QUAVER 53 – 45 QUAVER MARQUE, MAUVER* 54
8 BSADTANGE BANDAGES 61 – 53 BANDAGES 62
9 50 25 75 100 1 3 → 920 925
(100 + 75 + 50) × (3 + 1) + 25
68 – 60 925
(100 + 75 + 50) × (3 + 1) + 25

RR: 921 Best: 921 = ((50 − 1) × 25 + 3) × 75 ÷ 100

69
TTT POORPAINT Assign the blame with a bag of chips, perhaps? APPORTION
10 WSDETHOIS SHOWIEST 76 – 68 SHOWIEST SIDESHOW* 77
11 LPLEIOTEA EPILATE 83 – 68 POLITE OPALITE*, PALLITE*, PEALITE*, PETIOLE 84
12 EOZNDSCWA DOWNCASE 91 – 68 DOZENS 92
13 DRPEOIRRE REORDER 98 – 68 PERIOD DERPIER*, ORDERER*, PEDRERO* 99
14 5 1 9 2 4 5 → 833 825
5 × 5 × (9 × 4 − 2 − 1)
103 – 68

RR: 832 Best: 832 = ((5 × 5 − 2) × 9 + 1) × 4

106
15 MICROMASS macromiss ☓
(29.5 seconds)
103 – 68
(29 seconds)
COMMISSAR 116
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