Episode 1001

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Episode 1001 was broadcast on 29 March 1990, and was the second semi-final of Series 19.

Elaine Newcombe played Michael Wareham, with Michael Wareham winning 48 – 32. The Dictionary Corner guest was Bill Tidy, and the lexicographer was Simon Mason.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Elaine Newcombe Score Michael Wareham Others Max.
1 DBTRUOALE TROUBLED 8 – 0 OBTRUDE LABOURED, OBDURATE 8
2 MRRTAIRCA ARIA 8 – 5 CARAT TRAMCAR* 15
3 XDSDEIUBI BUSIED 8 – 12 BUDDIES BIDDIES 22
4 50 25 2 4 5 1 → 565 575 8 – 17 571
(2 × 5 + 1) × 50 + 25 − 4

CV: 565 = (50 + 4) × 2 × 5 + 25

32
5 TVDEIRELP DEPRIVE 15 – 24 REPLIED DELIVER*, PERLITE*, RELIVED*, REPTILE*, REVILED, RIVETED*, TRIPLED* 39
6 TRPNOOYZE POETRY 15 – 31 ENTROPY PROZONE* 46
7 LLLAOSWGA GALLOWS 22 – 38 GALLOWS 53
8 100 5 10 7 6 2 → 824 824
(10 − 7 + 100) × (6 + 2)
32 – 38 823


63
9 SCOTSGENI 32 – 48 COSSETING
(5 seconds)
73
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