Episode 1067

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Episode 1067 was broadcast on 28 September 1990, and was a 45-minute extended edition for the Series 20 grand final.

Derek Coombs played Liz Barber, with Liz Barber winning 67 – 66. The Dictionary Corner guests were Tim Rice and Gyles Brandreth, and the lexicographer was Simon Mason.

NOTE: The final conundrum EVILGIANT had two valid solutions: VIGILANTE and GENITIVAL.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Derek Coombs Score Liz Barber Others Max.
1 VGDSEIELS SIEGES 6 – 6 DEVILS DEVISES*, DIESELS, SEIDELS*, SLEDGES 7
2 DRANSROIG ADORING 13 – 13 ROARING GARRISON 15
3 50 9 8 2 10 3 → 964 963 13 – 23 964
(10 + 9) × 50 + 2 × 3 + 8


25
4 RKEASTCSE STACKERS 21 – 31 STACKERS CERASTES* 33
5 WNPNIENOR WINNER 27 – 37 WINNER ORPINE*, PENNON*, RENNIN*, RENOWN* 39
6 25 4 10 2 9 4 → 180 180
(25 − (9 − 2)) × 10
37 – 37 179


49
7 aeeirsstv* ASSERTIVE
(29 seconds)
47 – 37 59
8 BDLREAEHT BELATED 47 – 55 BLATHERED 77
9 DRMOEIZDI DOZIER 53 – 61 DOZIER DERMOID*, IODIZED 84
10 25 5 7 2 10 9 → 961 53 – 61

Best: 960 = (25 + 7) × (10 + 5) × 2

91
11 NDDPEEEYT DEPEND 59 – 67 DEPEND/DEEPEN DENTED*, NEEDED*, PEENED*, TENDED* 97
12 MYCEADTFR CRAFTED 66 – 67 CRAFTY 104
13 50 9 8 3 1 10 → 879 877 ☓ 66 – 67 875 ☓

CV: 879 = (50 − 1) × (10 + 8) − 3

114
14 EVILGIANT vigilant ☓
(18 seconds)
66 – 67 elevating ☓
(28 seconds)
VIGILANTE 124
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