Episode 1245

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Episode 1245 was broadcast on 4 March 1992, as part of Series 23.

Fergus Sharp played Rodney Crawshaw, with Rodney Crawshaw winning 42 – 39. The Dictionary Corner guest was Norman Painting, and the lexicographer was Judy Pearsall.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Fergus Sharp Score Rodney Crawshaw Others Max.
1 NRCIERART TRAINER 7 – 0 CRATER CARNIER*, CARRIER, CERTAIN, ERRATIC*, RETRAIN*, TACRINE*, TARRIER*, TERRAIN 7
2 NRIESHUMQ SQUIRM 13 – 6 QUIRES INHUMES*, MENHIRS, MUSHIER, RHENIUM* 14
3 MJEEASGBU GAMES 18 – 11 GAMES BEGEMS*, BEGUMS*, BEMUSE* 20
4 50 8 5 10 1 5 → 126 126
(8 + 5) × 10 − (5 − 1)
28 – 21 126
(10 − 8) × 50 + 5 × 5 + 1


30
5 PDXAELSOV SLOPED 34 – 27 SOLVED PEDALOS 37
6 TNRYEAIRS STRAIN 34 – 35 TRAINERS RESTRAIN*, RETRAINS*, STRAINER*, TRANSIRE* 45
7 NFTEOTSLE STOLEN 34 – 42 NETTLES NOTELETS, OFTENEST* 53
8 25 1 6 2 4 4 → 581 588
6 × 25 × 4 − (1 + 2) × 4
39 – 42 588 ☓

CV: 581 = (6 × 25 − 4) × 4 − 2 − 1

63
9 GREEKWINS 39 – 42 SKEWERING 73
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