Episode 1349

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Episode 1349 was broadcast on 2 February 1993, as part of Series 25.

James Sinclair played Jean Fricker, with James Sinclair winning 45 – 44. The Dictionary Corner guest was Sheridan Morley, and the lexicographer was Richard Samson.

NOTE: On the conundrum, Fricker said 'Ah' and pressed the buzzer exactly on 30 seconds, but the buzzer did not light up. Richard gave her a chance as it was not a crucial conundrum.

Rounds

Rnd Selection James Sinclair Score Jean Fricker Others Max.
1 XORPEIDAU DIAPER 6 – 0 rapier ☓ EXORDIA* 7
2 JVYIEHWGA HEAVY 11 – 5 HEAVY AWEIGH 13
3 TFOSYPUSE SPOUTS 17 – 11 SPOUTS FUSSPOT, STUPEFY* 20
4 75 4 5 4 7 6 → 184 178
(7 − 5) × 75 + 6 × 4 + 4
22 – 11

CV: 184 = 6 × 5 × 4 + 75 − (7 + 4)

30
5 GDTAODEPN PANTED 22 – 18 DONATED ADOPTED, TANGOED*, TONEPAD* 37
6 RTAFEHTAL RATTLE 28 – 24 LATHER FLATTER 44
7 VSRIENIAB RAVINES 35 – 24 RAISIN BINARIES 52
8 50 7 10 1 3 9 → 168 168
50 × 3 + 10 + 9 − 1
45 – 34 168
50 × 3 + 10 + 9 − 1


62
9 BEARSLIME 45 – 44 MISERABLE
(30 seconds)
72
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