Episode 1070

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Episode 1070 was broadcast on 2 January 1991, and was the third quarter-final of Championship of Champions V.

Michael Wareham played Lawrence Pearse, with Lawrence Pearse winning 54 – 38. The Dictionary Corner guest was Gyles Brandreth, and the lexicographer was Catherine Clarke.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Michael Wareham Score Lawrence Pearse Others Max.
1 GMNEOJAEW MENAGE 6 – 0 WOMEN GENOME*, MANEGE* 6
2 TBOZISLEE ELITES 6 – 8 OBELIZES ZEOLITES 14
3 YDSHAEELS HEADLESS 14 – 16 HEADLESS HAYSEEDS* 22
4 5 1 8 4 2 6 → 733 14 – 23 728
(2 × 4 + 5) × (6 + 1) × 8

CV: 732 Best: 732 = (8 × 6 × 5 + 4) × (2 + 1)

29
5 DNEBETXAN EXTEND 20 – 29 DEBATE ANNEXED 36
6 NNNKEIGGW EKING 20 – 36 GENNING KENNING 43
7 GWERATKIN WATERING 28 – 44 WATERING KNITWEAR*, RETAKING*, TWANGIER*, TWEAKING*, WREAKING* 51
8 50 25 8 4 8 3 → 833 832 28 – 54 833
(50 + 25) × (8 + 3) + 8


61
9 PINKDRAPE KIDNAPPER
(10 seconds)
38 – 54 71
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