Episode 1013

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Episode 1013 was broadcast on 16 July 1990, as part of Series 20.

Derek Coombs played Richard Hooke, with Derek Coombs winning 42 – 37. The Dictionary Corner guest was Gyles Brandreth, and the lexicographer was Della Thompson.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Derek Coombs Score Richard Hooke Others Max.
1 TCAERRBIE TERRACE 7 – 0 CRATER ARBITER, CATERER, CEREBRA*, ERRATIC, RAREBIT*, RECITER*, RETRACE* 7
2 GSRAOANTL GROANS 13 – 6 STRONG LANGOSTA* 15
3 NLSIAODSM SNAILS 13 – 13 DOMAINS SALMONIDS* 33
4 4 7 7 3 4 10 → 431 438
(7 × 7 − 4) × 10 − 4 × 3
18 – 13 442

CV: 431 = (7 × 10 − (4 + 4)) × 7 − 3

43
5 DKWAOIRES dowaries ☓ 18 – 20 WEIRDOS DARKIES*, DOWRIES, KOWARIS*, RADIOES*, ROADIES*, ROWDIES* 50
6 NXSLAEUPD EXPANDS 25 – 27 UPLANDS SPANDEX*, UNLADES* 57
7 GVTOOARES GROOVES 32 – 27 GROATS GRAVEST*, ROOTAGE, STORAGE*, TOERAGS* 64
8 100 5 2 5 10 4 → 388 388
100 × 4 − (10 + 2)
42 – 37 388
100 × 4 − (10 + 2)


74
9 WORDTHING 42 – 37 throwding ☓
(30 seconds)
DOWNRIGHT 84
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