Episode 1339

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Episode 1339 was broadcast on 19 January 1993, as part of Series 25.

Mike Drew played Margaret McHugh, with Margaret McHugh winning 62 – 52, after a tie-break conundrum. The Dictionary Corner guest was Jenny Hanley, and the lexicographer was Richard Samson.

NOTE: Both contestants' declarations of POSTINGS in round 7 should have been disallowed, as POSTING cannot be pluralised in the COD8.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Mike Drew Score Margaret McHugh Others Max.
1 DLREASIDX RIDDLES 7 – 7 RIDDLES DERAILS, DIALERS*, DREIDLS*, LADDERS, LADDIES*, RADDLES*, REDIALS*, SADDLER* 7
2 FMPAIETLB TABLE 12 – 12 METAL TIMBALE* 14
3 TVIEOMCWT comice ☓ 12 – 18 MOTIVE TOTEMIC, VICOMTE* 21
4 100 1 10 5 2 2 → 707 707
(100 + 1) × (5 + 2)
22 – 28 707
(5 + 2) × 100 + 10 − (2 + 1)


31
5 NDHAOSJAR HOARDS 28 – 28 HANDS DARSHAN*, HADRONS 38
6 QTWEAOCDY COATED 34 – 34 COATED 44
7 SNGEOIPST POSTINGS** 42 – 42 POSTINGS** SPONGIEST 62
8 75 1 8 10 9 3 → 959 959 ☓ 42 – 52 959
(10 + 3) × 75 − (8 + 9 − 1)


72
9 MONOSIGHT SMOOTHING
(21.33 seconds)
52 – 52 82
TB PILLAGONG 52 – 62 GALLOPING
(2 seconds)
82
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