Episode 1198

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Episode 1198 was broadcast on 30 December 1991, as part of Series 23.

Alan Harston played Diana White, with Alan Harston winning 54 – 33. The Dictionary Corner guest was Brian Johnston, and the lexicographer was Judy Pearsall.

NOTE: The conundrum had two valid solutions: APPEALING and LAGNIAPPE.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Alan Harston Score Diana White Others Max.
1 RKNOTDPEA PATRON 6 – 6 PANDER PRONATED 8
2 HTGSTAUEM GAMES 11 – 11 STEAM MESHUGA*, MUTATES, SHMATTE* 15
3 RRBATPRIA TIARA 16 – 16 BRIAR PATRIA* 21
4 100 3 9 4 7 1 → 239 237
(3 − 1) × 100 + 4 × 7 + 9
23 – 16 242

CV: 239 = 100 ÷ 4 × 9 + (3 − 1) × 7

31
5 GTVTEIOLS TITLES 29 – 22 TITLES EGOTIST*, GLOTTIS, LITOTES, LOGIEST*, TOILETS, VIOLETS, VITTLES* 38
6 RWJISPDOU WORDS 34 – 27 PROUD DIPSO*, DORPS*, DRIPS*, DROPS*, JIRDS*, PIOUS*, POUIS*, POURS*, PRODS*, PROWS*, PURIS*, PUROS*, ROUPS*, SWORD* 43
7 NCSMAOAQL MASON 34 – 33 SALMON COALMAN 50
8 75 6 10 4 5 8 → 621 621
75 × 8 + 10 + 6 + 5
44 – 33 622


60
9 PAGANPILE APPEALING
(3.33 seconds)
54 – 33 70
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