Episode 1214

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Episode 1214 was broadcast on 21 January 1992, as part of Series 23.

Elsa Monteith played Paul Perriman, with Paul Perriman winning 64 – 30. The Dictionary Corner guest was Tim Rice, and the lexicographer was Judy Pearsall.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Elsa Monteith Score Paul Perriman Others Max.
1 OEITDHVRS shrived ☓ 0 – 7 THRIVES DERVISH*, DEVISOR*, DEVOIRS*, DITHERS*, DIVERTS*, EDITORS, HERIOTS*, HOISTED, HOISTER*, SHIRTED*, SHORTED*, SHORTIE*, SORTIED*, STEROID, STORIED*, STRIVED*, THRIVED*, TRIODES*, VISORED* 7
2 FGZLAESMI GLEAMS 6 – 13 GLEAMS MILAGES 14
3 AEPTNOLSW PALEST 12 – 19 PLATES TOWPLANES* 32
4 25 2 10 5 8 10 → 403 403 ☓ 12 – 29 403
(2 × 25 − 10) × 10 + 8 − 5


42
5 HSDXEIUSC CHIDES 18 – 35 CUSSED CUISHES*, DUCHESS, DUCHIES* 49
6 ERAYBTOLD BLOATED 25 – 42 BLOATER ABORTED*, BROADLY, DELATOR*, LEOTARD, RETABLO* 56
7 QLPSEADOE PLEADS 25 – 49 PLEASED ELAPSED*, PEDALOS 63
8 75 7 6 5 5 1 → 992 986
(6 + 7) × 75 + 5 + 5 + 1
30 – 54 986
(6 + 7) × 75 + 5 + 5 + 1

CV: 993 Best: 993 = (75 + 1) × (7 + 6) + 5

70
9 IDLEBEARS 30 – 64 DESIRABLE
(9.33 seconds)
80
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