Episode 1277

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Episode 1277 was broadcast on 17 July 1992, as part of Series 24.

Felicity Gelder played Steven Tait, with Felicity Gelder winning 42 – 41. The Dictionary Corner guest was Jan Harvey, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Felicity Gelder Score Steven Tait Others Max.
1 SLRIAEPME PREMISE 7 – 7 REALISM ESPALIER*, IMPALERS*, LEMPIRAS*, MEASLIER*, PEARLIES* 8
2 HOSGITDHA GHOST 12 – 12 GHOST GOATISH*, TOADISH* 15
3 RVRCUEISD CURRIED 19 – 19 CRUISER SCURRIED, SCURVIER* 23
4 50 3 1 10 8 5 → 516 516
50 × 10 + 8 × (3 − 1)
29 – 29 516
50 × 10 + 8 × (3 − 1)


33
5 BURTACDOI DACOIT 35 – 29 RATIO ABDUCTOR* 41
6 RPTYOENAX PROTEAN 42 – 29 EXPORT ENTROPY*, EXTROPY*, OPERANT*, PRONATE 48
7 PCTIUIGBA ABUT 42 – 34 CUBIT PUBIC*, TIBIA* 53
8 25 5 7 7 9 6 → 433 42 – 41 435
(7 + 9) × 25 + 7 × 5

CV: 435 Best: 433 = (9 × 7 + 25) × 5 − 7

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9 EATPOIVRE 42 – 41 evaporate ☓
(1.25 seconds)
OPERATIVE 73
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