Episode 1244

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Episode 1244 was broadcast on 3 March 1992, as part of Series 23.

Fergus Sharp played Fiona Davies, with Fergus Sharp winning 54 – 50. The Dictionary Corner guest was Sylvia Syms, and the lexicographer was Freda Thornton, with this episode marking the last appearance of Thornton as leixcographer to date.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Fergus Sharp Score Fiona Davies Others Max.
1 SDGWIOIDA adios ☓ 0 – 5 GOADS GADOIDS 7
2 OEATBKDVD BOATED 6 – 11 BOATED ABODED*, BOAKED*, BOVATE 13
3 MSLIUGERS gumless ☓ 6 – 18 SMILERS MISRULES 21
4 100 9 8 2 6 7 → 990 990
(100 + 8 + 2) × 9
16 – 28 990
(100 + 8 + 2) × 9


31
5 IAELCWPHF CHAPEL 22 – 34 PLAICE AWHILE*, CALIPH*, EPICAL*, FACILE, PLEACH*, PLICAE* 37
6 CLGUAEYIS CLAUSE 28 – 40 CLAUSE SAUCILY* 44
7 EAETNZTLP PLANET 34 – 40 platten ☓ PALETTE, PELTATE* 51
8 75 9 2 7 1 10 → 186 186
9 × 2 × 10 + 7 − 1
44 – 50 186
75 × 2 + (10 − (7 − 1)) × 9


61
9 ARUDDYBOG BODYGUARD
(11.25 seconds)
54 – 50 71
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