Episode 1268

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Episode 1268 was broadcast on 6 July 1992, as part of Series 24.

Martin Summers played his son, Wayne Summers, with Martin Summers winning 64 – 54. The Dictionary Corner guest was Rula Lenska, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Round 4 of this game is the only recorded instance in which a 6 small numbers game has been solvable using only 2 numbers from the selection.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Martin Summers Score Wayne Summers Others Max.
1 SBGEAVJIS JIVES 5 – 5 SAVES VISAGES 7
2 DMEARTLIG MALTIER 12 – 12 MALTIER MIGRATED 15
3 HTNUIQRAE QUAINTER 20 – 12 HUNTER 23
4 10 3 3 10 4 9 → 100 100
10 × 10
30 – 22 100
10 × 10


33
5 PVNOELRAD PROVED 36 – 28 PONDER OVERLAND 41
6 SWIENROCG CROWING 36 – 36 SCREWING ESCROWING 59
7 RSDAEIMGN DREAMING 44 – 44 DREAMING GRADINES*, MARGINED*, READINGS*, SMEARING* 67
8 25 3 2 6 8 5 → 743 743
6 × 5 × 25 − (8 − (3 − 2))
54 – 54 743
6 × 5 × 25 − (8 − (3 − 2))


77
9 GIANTMULE EMULATING
(11.33 seconds)
64 – 54 87
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