Episode 1039

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Episode 1039 was broadcast on 21 August 1990, as part of Series 20.

Stephen Mack played Mervyn Taylor, with Stephen Mack winning 57 – 35. The Dictionary Corner guest was Martin Jarvis, and the lexicographer was Freda Thornton.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Stephen Mack Score Mervyn Taylor Others Max.
1 DATARIPES STRIPED 7 – 7 STRIPED ASPIRATED, DISPARATE 18
2 NJXIOERCE JOINER 13 – 13 REJOIN EXOCRINE* 26
3 NOBEHOSFF SHONE 13 – 19 HOBOES BEHOOF*, BOFFOS*, FOEHNS* 32
4 25 75 7 2 3 5 → 940 933
(75 + 25 − 7) × 2 × 5 + 3
18 – 19

CV: 940 = (7 × 25 − 2) × 5 + 75

42
5 LDRSOEEPS SOLDERS 25 – 19 DOSSER DEPLORES 50
6 CIKOZELVN NICKEL/INVOKE 31 – 25 NICKEL CLOVEN, COVINE*, KELVIN*, NOVICE 56
7 WTPCAOSIV PIVOTS 37 – 25 COAST COPITAS 63
8 75 25 2 4 9 5 → 405 405
(75 + 4 + 2) × 5
47 – 35 405
(75 + 25) × 4 + 5


73
9 egiilnort* LOITERING
(4 seconds)
57 – 35 83
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