Episode 1260

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Episode 1260 was broadcast on 25 March 1992, and was the first semi-final of Series 23.

Alan Harston played Gareth Williams, with Gareth Williams winning 66 – 35. The Dictionary Corner guest was Jan Harvey, and the lexicographer was Catherine Clarke.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Alan Harston Score Gareth Williams Others Max.
1 WTSODNTAI STAIN 0 – 6 TAINTS DISTANT*, STATION 7
2 HRAEFMINO FAMINE 0 – 13 MORAINE FERMION*, FIREMAN, FORAMEN*, FOREMAN*, MENORAH*, ROMAINE* 14
3 TCLERSGAE RELATES 7 – 20 SCARLET CLEAREST, TREACLES 22
4 100 4 9 3 6 7 → 478 479
(9 − 4) × 100 − 3 × 7
14 – 27 479
(9 − 4) × 100 − 3 × 7

CV: 478 = (9 − 4) × (100 − 3) − 7

32
5 VOARTUNDI AROUND 14 – 35 DURATION 40
6 LSYECDTAO LOCATED 21 – 42 CASTLED ACOLYTES 48
7 JGEIWBUPV WIPE 25 – 46 VIEW JUVIE* 53
8 3 9 75 25 50 100 → 822 822
9 × 100 − 75 − 3
35 – 56 822
9 × 100 − 75 − 3


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9 ITRAINEMU 35 – 66 MINIATURE
(2 seconds)
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