Episode 1060

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Episode 1060 was broadcast on 19 September 1990, as part of Series 20.

Ray Norris played Robert Houston, with Robert Houston winning 50 – 27. The Dictionary Corner guest was Simon Williams, and the lexicographer was Simon Mason.

NOTE: The conundrum should not have been used, as it has 2 valid solutions: BOLSTERED given by Houston, and LOBSTERED, the method of catching lobsters.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Ray Norris Score Robert Houston Others Max.
1 VLEILPBUD LIVED 0 – 6 PULLED BULLIED 7
2 SGRMJAIUI GRAMS 5 – 6 JAMS JAGIRS*, JUMARS*, SIMURG* 13
3 NNRUATSAS RUNTS 10 – 11 TURNS ANURANS*, SUNSTAR*, SUNTANS 20
4 100 7 9 3 1 8 → 483 472 10 – 21 483
(8 − 3) × 100 − (9 + 7 + 1)


30
5 DPDZDCEOI CODDED 16 – 27 PODDED COPIED 36
6 DSDAEAHSI SHADED 22 – 33 SHADED HADEDAS*, SADDISH, SIDDHAS* 43
7 YCTROENQO CRONE 27 – 33 croony ☓ CORONET 50
8 50 8 2 1 3 6 → 947 27 – 40 949
(2 × 8 + 3) × 50 − 1

CV: 947 = (6 × 2 + 8 − 1) × 50 − 3

60
9 bdeelorst* 27 – 50 BOLSTERED**
(2 seconds)
70
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