Episode 1059

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Episode 1059 was broadcast on 18 September 1990, as part of Series 20.

Billy Ward played Robert Houston, with Robert Houston winning 42 – 39. The Dictionary Corner guest was Simon Williams, and the lexicographer was Simon Mason.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Billy Ward Score Robert Houston Others Max.
1 SXDAEOERP DRAPES 0 – 7 SPEARED EXPOSED, EXPOSER*, REPOSED 7
2 SLBTRIAEY BLISTER 7 – 14 STABLER BESTIARY, BILAYERS*, BLISTERY*, LIBRATES*, SYBARITE*, TABLIERS* 15
3 DCRDIUAEL laudier ☓ 7 – 21 CURDLED CUDDLIER, DECIDUAL* 23
4 100 9 10 1 2 3 → 373 366 7 – 28 374
(100 − 9) × (3 + 1) + 10

CV: 373 = 100 × 3 + (10 − 2) × 9 + 1

33
5 DLTCFOEEE DEFLECT 14 – 35 ELECTED FEEDLOT*, FLEECED, FLEETED* 40
6 HNFIONSAP FASHION 21 – 35 PAINS PANFISH*, SAPONIN 47
7 NTGVRAOEM MANGROVE 29 – 35 ovater ☓ VENOGRAM* 55
8 100 10 9 9 7 6 → 455 455 ☓ 29 – 42 454
(10 − 6) × 100 + 7 × 9 − 9

CV: 455 = (100 + 9 + 7) × (10 − 6) − 9

65
9 afilmorty* FORMALITY
(15 seconds)
39 – 42 75
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