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Episode 6983

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Episode 6983 was broadcast on 7 January 2019, and was the fourth preliminary of Championship of Champions XV.

Tom Carey played Stephen Read, with Tom Carey winning 106 – 87. The Dictionary Corner guest was Kate Humble, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

This episode was repeated on 23 July 2020.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Tom Carey Score Stephen Read Others Max.
1 TUHOWAFIN FAINT 0 – 6 NOWHAT FITNAH*, UNTHAW* 6
2 TFEAGESAB TEABAGS 7 – 13 GABFEST 13
3 75 2 8 7 6 4 → 217 217
(7 − 4) × 75 − 8
17 – 23 217
6 ÷ 2 × 75 − 8


23
TTT NEARERRAG Move all the letters around to find a nine-letter word. REARRANGE
4 LMOEGIBOA GLIOMA 23 – 29 OBLIGE MIGALOO* 30
5 SEZODIKEL OILSEED 30 – 29 doelike ☓ KELOIDS 37
6 10 5 1 4 3 9 → 244 244
(9 − 1) × 3 × 10 + 4
40 – 39 244
(10 − 1) × 9 × 3 + 5 − 4


47
7 RIQAGOSIN SOARING 47 – 46 SOARING SIGNORIA* 55
8 LREATEROV ELEVATOR 55 – 54 OVERRATE REVELATOR* 73
9 75 25 100 50 4 3 → 335 335
(100 − 4) × 75 ÷ 25 + 50 − 3
65 – 64 335
(100 − 4) × 75 ÷ 25 + 50 − 3


83
TTT BRIDELATE The bride wasn't late for her wedding; she was free from traditional ideas. LIBERATED
10 DSIUWOSIT STUDIOS 72 – 64 IDIOTS 90
11 GARISATEI GAIATRIS 80 – 64 agrestia ☓ 98
12 PNEOMIPNA PEPINO 80 – 71 PIPEMAN PAEONIN* 105
13 METUHIVUR VIRTUE 86 – 77 VIRTUE ERUVIM*, HERMIT, HUMERI*, MITHER*, THRIVE*, THUMRI* 111
14 50 25 6 7 2 8 → 679 679
(7 + 6) × 50 + 25 + 8 ÷ 2
96 – 87 679
(7 + 6) × 50 + 25 + 8 ÷ 2


121
15 HAIRYDENT ANHYDRITE
(1.5 seconds)
106 – 87 131


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