Episode 1256

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Episode 1256 was broadcast on 19 March 1992, and was the first quarter-final of Series 23.

Gareth Williams played Glen Webb, with Gareth Williams winning 69 – 36. The Dictionary Corner guest was Jan Harvey, and the lexicographer was Catherine Clarke.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Gareth Williams Score Glen Webb Others Max.
1 QBEOTIZPU PIQUET 6 – 6 PIQUET 6
2 RYHAEITCS CHARIEST 14 – 6 CHARITY HYSTERIA, HYSTERIC*, THERIACS*, YACHTIES* 14
3 NWOURSEAY UNWARY 20 – 12 OWNERS RUNWAYS, UNWEARY*, YAWNERS* 21
4 100 9 9 10 5 10 → 428 429
100 × 5 − 9 × 9 + 10
27 – 19 429
100 × 5 − 9 × 10 + 10 + 9

CV: 428 = 5 × 100 − (9 − 10 ÷ 10) × 9

31
5 PTRIOIUNE POINTER 34 – 26 ROUTINE ERUPTION, POINTIER* 39
6 XCIAGLASO ASOCIAL 41 – 26 COILS COAXIAL 46
7 RNDIUERGN ENDURING 49 – 26 underring ☓ UNERRING 54
8 100 8 2 3 3 10 → 232 232
(100 + 3 + 3 + 10) × 2
59 – 36 232
(100 + 3 + 3 + 10) × 2


64
9 STATICREF CRAFTIEST
(3 seconds)
69 – 36 74
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