Episode 1065

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Episode 1065 was broadcast on 26 September 1990, and was the first semi-final of Series 20.

Derek Coombs played Maurice Binks, with Derek Coombs winning 51 – 34. The Dictionary Corner guest was Tim Rice, and the lexicographer was Simon Mason.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Derek Coombs Score Maurice Binks Others Max.
1 QNNSAEUPN PANES 5 – 5 PANES PANNUS*, QUEANS, UNSNAP* 6
2 DTCLEOZNG LONGED 11 – 5 CLONE CLONED*, COGENT*, DOCENT*, DONGLE*, GLOZED*, GOLDEN, TONGED* 12
3 RSRAOANDR ADORNS 17 – 5 ROARS ARDORS*, RADARS*, SARDAR* 18
4 75 6 7 5 8 1 → 112 112
5 × 6 + 7 + 75
27 – 15 112
(1 + 6 + 7) × 8


28
5 EAVGSCSLD CLASSED 34 – 22 GLASSED DECLASS* 35
6 CTSIEEJIW EJECTS 40 – 28 EJECTS CITIES, EEJITS*, ICIEST* 41
7 KRSGEUFLX FLUKES 46 – 34 FLUKES FLUXES*, GRUELS, REFLUX*, SULKER* 47
8 100 10 2 8 1 9 → 670 680
(8 − 2) × 100 + (9 − 1) × 10
51 – 34

CV: 670 = (100 − ((9 + 8) × 2 − 1)) × 10

57
9 RICEMINES 51 – 34 REMINISCE 67
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