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Episode 1285

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Episode 1285 was broadcast on 29 July 1992, as part of Series 24.

Robin Stormonth-Darling played Richard Onions, with Richard Onions winning 45 – 33. The Dictionary Corner guest was Nigel Rees, and the lexicographer was Richard Samson.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Robin Stormonth-Darling Score Richard Onions Others Max.
1 EOBTGMADL 7 7 – 7 7 GAMBOLED 8
2 HPDEATENS ? 7 – 13 6 HASTENED*, HEPTANES* 16
3 RGIEVWIAG 6 13 – 13 wagger ☓ WIGGIER* 23
4 75 9 6 3 2 9 → 298 298 ☓ 13 – 23 298
?

Best: 298 = (3 + 9 ÷ 9) × 75 − 2

33
5 LTUAXNOSO 5 18 – 28 5 SALOON*, STOLON*, SULTAN, TALONS, TAXOLS* 39
6 EUVTRTINF ? 18 – 35 FURTIVE UNFITTER* 47
7 SRCEETOAH CHEATERS 26 – 35 ? HECTARES*, TEACHERS, THORACES*, TROCHEES* 55
8 50 1 7 4 9 10 → 315 317
?
33 – 35

CV: 315 = (50 − (4 + 1)) × 7

65
9 FAIRIENUT 33 – 45 INFURIATE
(25.5 seconds)
75
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