Episode 1259

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Episode 1259 was broadcast on 24 March 1992, and was the fourth quarter-final of Series 23.

Alan Harston played Michael Woods, with Alan Harston winning 59 – 42. The Dictionary Corner guest was Jan Harvey, and the lexicographer was Catherine Clarke.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Alan Harston Score Michael Woods Others Max.
1 TCMUSFTEA FAUCETS 7 – 7 MUTATES ACUTEST, FACTUMS* 7
2 LRWIERSOT LOITERS 14 – 14 TOILERS TWIRLERS* 15
3 YSDARQMEI DREAMS 20 – 20 DREAMS ADMIRES, MISREAD, MYRIADS*, SIDEARM* 22
4 25 50 100 75 1 2 → 244 247
100 + 75 + 50 + 25 − 1 − 2
27 – 27 247
100 + 75 + 50 + 25 − 1 − 2

CV: 244 = (100 − 75 ÷ 25) × 2 + 50

32
5 TYHOANGJE AGONY 32 – 32 THONG THONGY* 38
6 MRDANTBOE DORMANT 39 – 32 BANTER ABDOMEN*, ABORTED*, BANDORE*, BARONET*, BOATMEN*, BROADEN*, BROMATE*, MORDANT*, MORDENT*, ROADMEN* 45
7 RLPIAGKOS prials ☓ 39 – 32 GIRASOL 52
8 25 2 1 3 10 2 → 751 751
25 × 3 × 10 + 1
49 – 42 751
25 × 3 × 10 + 1


62
9 ICETROPHY HYPOCRITE
(18.5 seconds)
59 – 42 72
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