Episode 1000

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For the episode billed as the 1000th, see Episode 1003.

Episode 1000 was broadcast on 28 March 1990, and was the first semi-final of Series 19.

Lindsay Denyer played Gino Corr, with Gino Corr winning 56 – 20. The Dictionary Corner guest was Bill Tidy, and the lexicographer was Simon Mason.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Lindsay Denyer Score Gino Corr Others Max.
1 LTROEUDMF FLOUTED 7 – 7 FLOUTED FLOURED*, MOULDER*, MOULTED, REMOULD* 7
2 ERYTIEUEL TRULY 12 – 12 TRULY EERILY*, EYELET*, RUTILE, TUYERE* 13
3 DVQAOABCA BAD 15 – 15 CAB ABACA* 18
4 50 75 100 2 7 8 → 960 968 15 – 22 957
(50 + 75) × 8 − 100 ÷ 2 + 7

CV: 960 = (100 + 75 − 50 − (7 − 2)) × 8

28
5 GTLNOEOSW LOWEST 15 – 29 WOOLENS GENTOOS, LONGEST 35
6 PTRDEIEPM TEMPER 15 – 36 TRIPPED DEMERIT*, DEMIREP*, DIMETER*, EMPTIED*, EMPTIER*, MERITED*, PEPTIDE*, PRIMPED* 42
7 NNSNSAOID SANDS 20 – 36 SAID ANIONS*, DANIOS*, DONNAS*, NONDAS* 48
8 100 10 5 4 6 9 → 142 143 20 – 46 142
100 + 4 × 10 + 5 − (9 − 6)


58
9 NULBUTTER 20 – 56 TURBULENT
(5 seconds)
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