Episode 1222

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Episode 1222 was broadcast on 31 January 1992, as part of Series 23.

Ivan Thomas played Ella Bernard, with Ella Bernard winning 55 – 37. The Dictionary Corner guest was Sally James, and the lexicographer was Richard Samson.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Ivan Thomas Score Ella Bernard Others Max.
1 EMNGOASRQ MANGOES 7 – 7 ORANGES MEGARONS 8
2 BTLJIEOST BOTTLES 14 – 14 LITOTES JOLTIEST* 16
3 EYPGCUIND DYEING 20 – 20 DUPING EDUCING* 23
4 50 1 2 3 1 8 → 959 20 – 25 952
(8 × 2 + 3) × 50 + 1 + 1

CV: 961 ☓ Best: 960 = (50 − 2) × ((8 − 1) × 3 − 1)

30
5 VNRSAEOLZ slovern ☓ 20 – 31 RAVENS VERONALS 38
6 TFADMERKU MARKET 20 – 38 MATURED 45
7 DYRTEAOSM STRAYED 27 – 45 STRAYED DESTROY*, MAESTRO*, MASTERY*, MODESTY*, RADOMES*, ROASTED*, SMARTED*, SOMEDAY*, STARDOM*, STORMED*, TORSADE*, TSARDOM* 52
8 25 2 8 3 2 9 → 427 427
(9 + 8) × 25 + 2
37 – 55 427
(9 + 8) × 25 + 2


62
9 NEEDINFAG
(3 seconds)
37 – 55 DEAFENING 72
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