Episode 1189

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Episode 1189 was broadcast on 17 September 1991, as part of Series 22.

Alan Titterington played Philip Griffiths, with Philip Griffiths winning 44 – 28. The Dictionary Corner guest was Martin Jarvis, and the lexicographer was Judy Pearsall.

This is one of only two known games in which neither player achieved the maximum possible score in any round, the other being Episode 1614 (Series 29).

Rounds

Rnd Selection Alan Titterington Score Philip Griffiths Others Max.
1 OMIRECLAD RAILED 0 – 7 RECLAIM MELODICA* 8
2 PTEHLIOJS JOSTLE 6 – 13 HOTELS HOPLITES, ISOPLETH* 16
3 PALGIEKDA PLEAD 11 – 18 LIKED GALAED*, GELADA*, PALAGI*, PLEIAD* 22
4 100 5 6 1 4 10 → 292 291 ☓ 11 – 25 291
(4 − 1) × 100 − (10 − (6 − 5))

CV: 292 = (4 − 1) × 100 − (10 ÷ 5 + 6)

32
5 RLZEIHTEM METER 16 – 30 TIMER EITHER*, HELMET, HERMIT, LITHER*, MELTER*, METIER*, MITHER*, ZITHER 38
6 SFVAIOSRU FAVOURS 23 – 37 SAVIORS SAVIOURS 46
7 NYEOPDLUT DOYEN 28 – 37 poluted ☓ OPULENT* 53
8 50 4 5 1 3 7 → 623 638 28 – 44 624
(3 − 1 + 50) × (5 + 7)

CV: 623 = (4 × 50 + 5) × 3 + 7 + 1

63
9 RECENTPIT 28 – 44 INTERCEPT 73
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