Episode 1120

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Episode 1120 was broadcast on 13 March 1991, as part of Series 21.

Nuala Clenaghan played Lew Schwarz, with the game ending in a 54-all draw. The Dictionary Corner guest was Nigel Rees, and the lexicographer was Judy Pearsall.

This was the last drawn match in Countdown history; in the following series, the practice of using tie-break conundrums to decide a winner would begin.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Nuala Clenaghan Score Lew Schwarz Others Max.
1 GRBSIIAGA GRABS 5 – 5 BRAGS RAGBAGS* 7
2 NFTIOSETS FITNESS 12 – 12 FITNESS STONIEST 15
3 DPWBIOALE BOWLED 18 – 18 DIPOLE BIPEDAL, PIEBALD 22
4 75 2 5 7 10 8 → 101 101
8 × 2 + 10 + 75
28 – 18 101 ☓


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5 QVLOIMEHR OLIVE 33 – 23 HOVER HOLIER, HOMIER* 38
6 PGNDOEAXS SPONGED 40 – 30 EXPANDS DAPSONE*, DOGNAPS*, SPANDEX* 45
7 WFTOEDACR CRAFTED 47 – 37 CRAFTED FACTORED 53
8 50 8 2 1 10 7 → 617 616
50 × (10 + 2) + 8 + 7 + 1
54 – 44 616
50 × (10 + 2) + 8 + 7 + 1

CV: 617 = (50 + 8 + 2 + 1) × 10 + 7

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9 DESERTFUL 54 – 54 FLUSTERED
(4.75 seconds)
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