Episode 1072

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Episode 1072 was broadcast on 4 January 1991, and was the first semi-final of Championship of Champions V.

Lindsay Denyer played Tim Morrissey, with Tim Morrissey winning 58 – 33. The Dictionary Corner guest was Gyles Brandreth, and the lexicographer was Catherine Clarke.

Denyer's numbers solution in Round 8 is the only recorded instance in which a player scored points in a numbers round via a declaration over 1000.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Lindsay Denyer Score Tim Morrissey Others Max.
1 SBTAEJRFO BOASTER 7 – 7 BOASTER BOATERS, BORATES*, JERBOAS 7
2 ELRIMLACG griller ☓ 7 – 15 ALLERGIC MICELLAR* 15
3 NTDOEXNBA BONNET 13 – 21 ATONED BANNED, BOATED*, DONATE, NANOBE*, TANNED, TENDON* 21
4 50 25 9 7 8 3 → 311 318 13 – 28 310
(9 − 3) × 50 + 25 − (8 + 7)

CV: 311 = (25 + 7 − 3) × 9 + 50

31
5 RNSIEEPWT SIREN 13 – 35 PRESENT SPREITEN* 39
6 RGNIOEDAI ERODING 20 – 42 IGNORED ORGANDIE, RADIOING* 47
7 TEOSQAHKN THANES 26 – 48 HONEST ATONES*, HASTEN*, SHAKEN*, THANKS, TOKENS* 53
8 75 7 9 5 2 3 → 997 1001
(9 + 7 − 3) × (75 + 2)
33 – 48 1008

CV: 997 = ((7 + 5) × 3 + 75) × 9 − 2

63
9 RUESOONER 33 – 58 ERRONEOUS
(9.67 seconds)
73
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