Episode 1038

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Episode 1038 was broadcast on 20 August 1990, as part of Series 20.

Stephen Mack played Iris Denon, with Stephen Mack winning 53 – 42. The Dictionary Corner guest was Martin Jarvis, and the lexicographer was Freda Thornton.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Stephen Mack Score Iris Denon Others Max.
1 RETIHEDTD DITHERED 8 – 8 DITHERED 8
2 GGBSUEAYN BUNGS 8 – 14 GAUGES BUNYAS*, GANGUE*, GUNGES*, SNAGGY*, UNEASY* 14
3 QUKPATOCL QUACK 13 – 19 QUACK POTLUCK*, PUTLOCK* 21
4 25 4 7 6 6 3 → 625 625
(6 × 3 + 7) × 25
23 – 29 625
(4 × 6 + 7 − 6) × 25


31
5 DXGSIEITV VISITED 30 – 29 DIGITS 38
6 NABILADES BLADES 36 – 35 BLINDS ABELIAN*, ABELIAS*, ALIASED*, BALDIES*, BANDIES, BANSELA*, DENIALS, DIABASE*, DISABLE*, INDABAS*, LESBIAN*, NAIADES* 45
7 RRMMAIERE MERRIER 43 – 42 MERRIER 52
8 75 25 9 7 6 10 → 668 668
75 × 9 − 7
53 – 42 670


62
9 THORNLYER 53 – 42 NORTHERLY 72
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