Episode 1016

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Episode 1016 was broadcast on 19 July 1990, as part of Series 20.

Neil Rich played Derek Coombs, with Derek Coombs winning 58 – 49. The Dictionary Corner guest was Eve Pollard, and the lexicographer was Simon Mason.

Notably, this was the first episode where COD8 was used.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Neil Rich Score Derek Coombs Others Max.
1 AUXTFYIHE FAITH 5 – 5 FAITH FIXATE 6
2 DDLAIUBRO BRAID 10 – 10 BROAD BAILOR*, BRIDAL*, BURIAL*, LABOUR, RIBALD* 12
3 EELCLVMOR REMOVE 16 – 16 CLEVER CLEOME*, CLOVER, CORMEL*, CORVEE*, CREOLE* 18
4 50 10 2 5 9 1 → 921 916
50 × 2 × 9 + 10 + 5 + 1
23 – 16 920 ☓

CV: 921 = (50 − 1) × (10 + 9) − 2 × 5

28
5 ZTCSEIEWR TREWS 23 – 22 SEIZER RECITES, TIERCES*, ZESTIER 35
6 IIRSNTAGV STRIVING 31 – 30 STRIVING STARVING* 43
7 NTRNEIEGO ENTERING 39 – 38 ENTERING NITROGEN*, ROENTGEN* 51
8 50 4 3 1 8 8 → 146 146
50 × 3 − 4
49 – 48 146
50 × 3 − 4


61
9 FIVEFONES 49 – 58 OFFENSIVE
(6 seconds)
71
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