Episode 1223

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Episode 1223 was broadcast on 3 February 1992, as part of Series 23.

Michael Woods played Ella Bernard, with Michael Woods winning 51 – 45. The Dictionary Corner guest was Sally James, and the lexicographer was Richard Samson.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Michael Woods Score Ella Bernard Others Max.
1 FVPAIGROW PROW 0 – 6 VIRAGO PAVIOR* 6
2 LBSHEIOTE HOTELS 6 – 12 HOSTEL BOLETES*, BOLSHIE*, BOTHIES, EOLITHS*, ESTOILE*, HOLIEST, HOSTILE*, LITHOES*, OBELISE*, SHEITEL*, SHELTIE* 13
3 DSNAOCSEM SECONDS 13 – 19 MADNESS ASCENDS*, CASSONE*, DAEMONS*, DAMSONS*, DEACONS, DESMANS*, MASCONS*, MASONED*, NOSEMAS* 20
4 25 5 6 8 9 4 → 699 700
(8 − (6 − 5)) × 4 × 25
20 – 19

CV: 699 = (4 × 9 − 8) × 25 − (6 − 5)

30
5 BMDTAIENO OBTAINED 28 – 27 OBTAINED DOMINATE 38
6 GTWAECNSO TWANGS 34 – 33 COGENT COGNATES 46
7 DTENPUASE DEPUTES 41 – 40 DEPUTES UNSEATED 54
8 75 5 5 1 10 2 → 482 41 – 45 475
(5 + 1) × 75 + 2 × 10 + 5

CV: 482 = (75 + 5) × (5 + 1) + 2

64
9 BIASDRILL BILLIARDS
(7.5 seconds)
51 – 45 74
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