Episode 1172

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Episode 1172 was broadcast on 23 August 1991, as part of Series 22.

Tommy Gilligan played Howard Spencer, with Tommy Gilligan winning 59 – 41. The Dictionary Corner guest was Bill Tidy, and the lexicographer was Catherine Clarke.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Tommy Gilligan Score Howard Spencer Others Max.
1 EZNPADLUG PLAGUED 7 – 0 PLANED UNGLAZED 8
2 SYSDTWEIO dosiest ☓ 7 – 6 TOSSED DEISTS*, DESIST*, DOWSES*, STOWED*, TODIES*, WIDEST*, WISEST*, WISSED* 14
3 RSYEIFCEH FISHERY 14 – 6 HERESY FISHEYE*, FRESHIE*, HEIFERS 21
4 50 4 1 9 3 5 → 805 805
(3 + 1) × 4 × 50 + 5
24 – 16 805
(5 × 3 + 1) × 50 + 9 − 4


31
5 RSQDPXIOE PRIDES 30 – 22 SPIRED PERIODS, PROXIES 38
6 FDBAOLHMA BOLD 34 – 26 HALF LAMBDA 44
7 NTVTNCEUA ACUTE 39 – 31 VAUNT ATTUNE, NUANCE*, TAUTEN*, TENANT* 50
8 50 1 3 2 9 4 → 595 595
(9 + 3) × 50 − 4 − 1
49 – 41 595
(9 + 3) × 50 − 4 − 1


60
9 INSURECOX EXCURSION
(4.25 seconds)
59 – 41 70
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