Episode 1236

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Episode 1236 was broadcast on 20 February 1992, as part of Series 23.

Ken Tully played Martyn Smith, with Ken Tully winning 37 – 24. The Dictionary Corner guest was Richard Stilgoe, and the lexicographer was Freda Thornton.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Ken Tully Score Martyn Smith Others Max.
1 TNDIETTAE TAINTED 7 – 7 TAINTED DENTATE*, DINETTE 7
2 YVIATSODK AVOIDS 13 – 13 AVOIDS DAVITS, DIVOTS, TAIKOS*, TOKAYS*, VODKAS 13
3 NSIPROWRA NARROWS 20 – 13 PRISON INWRAPS*, PARISON*, SOPRANI, SPARROW*, SPORRAN* 20
4 75 50 2 9 10 9 → 915 918
(10 + 2) × 75 + 9 + 9
27 – 13 919

CV: 915 = (9 + 2) × 75 + 9 × 10

30
5 SQISLEACJ classie ☓ 27 – 18 JAILS AISLES, LASSIE*, SCALES*, SLICES 36
6 DBIFDEIDR bidded ☓ 27 – 18 bidded ☓ BIRDIED 43
7 YHHLAROIS shoals ☓ 27 – 24 RASHLY HARSHLY*, HIROLAS*, HOARILY, HORSILY* 50
8 75 1 3 7 10 8 → 871 27 – 24 872 ☓

CV: 871 = (75 + 8 + 7 − 3) × 10 + 1

60
9 QUEENCOLE ELOQUENCE
(20 seconds)
37 – 24 70
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