Episode 1255

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Episode 1255 was broadcast on 18 March 1992, as part of Series 23.

Gareth Williams played Thomas Carolan, with Gareth Williams winning 56 – 51. The Dictionary Corner guest was Nigel Rees, and the lexicographer was Judy Pearsall.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Gareth Williams Score Thomas Carolan Others Max.
1 TSEIGRATO GOATIEST 8 – 0 STAGIER GAROTTES 8
2 YSIFESWAR WAFERS 14 – 0 FAIRS FRAISES*, SAWYERS* 15
3 HVEIGSAER HEAVIER 21 – 7 HEAVIER SHIVAREE* 23
4 25 2 10 7 5 9 → 260 260
25 × 10 + 5 × 2
31 – 17 260
25 × 10 + 5 × 2


33
5 ZRNOIGSEB SOBERING 39 – 17 borings ☓ 41
6 PAIYSLOTA PLAITS 39 – 24 SOAPILY PASTILY, SOLATIA*, SPATIAL*, TOPSAIL 48
7 NDKEGIIPN KINGPIN 46 – 31 PENDING DINKING*, PEINING*, PINKING* 55
8 50 9 3 2 6 10 → 360 360
9 × (6 − 2) × 10
56 – 41 360
(9 − 2) × 50 + 10


65
9 RIPDONGLE poldering ☓
(4 seconds)
56 – 51 DEPLORING
(10.33 seconds)
75
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