Episode 1379

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Episode 1379 was broadcast on 16 March 1993, as part of Series 25.

George McMillan played Dave Rickard, with Dave Rickard winning 51 – 33. The Dictionary Corner guest was Bill Tidy, and the lexicographer was Richard Samson.

Rounds

Rnd Selection George McMillan Score Dave Rickard Others Max.
1 AIEGSWBFO WAGES/WAIFS 0 – 6 BOGIES BEFOGS*, BIOGAS*, BOWIES*, BOWSIE*, FOGIES, GOBIES* 6
2 RYSEUARDN SUNDER 6 – 12 SUNDER ASUNDER, DANSEUR*, DARNERS*, DASYURE*, ERRANDS, NURSERY, UNREADY 13
3 AUIYRLTVE TRAVEL 6 – 19 VIRTUAL IRATELY*, REALITY, RIVULET*, VARIETY*, VAULTER*, VILAYET*, VIRELAY 20
4 75 2 10 3 1 9 → 148 148
2 × 75 − (3 − 1)
16 – 29 148
(9 − 2) × 10 + 3 + 75


30
5 NDJIAESML SMILED 22 – 35 LADIES DENIALS*, JASMINE, MAIDENS, MEDIANS*, MEDINAS*, MENIALS*, MISDEAL*, MISLEAD, SEMINAL*, SIDEMAN* 37
6 OEAFHXSWD SHOWED 28 – 41 SHOWED FASHED*, HEXADS*, HOAXED, HOAXES*, SHADOW*, WASHED* 43
7 RTLOEASZR ROLES 33 – 41 lazers ☓ REALTORS*, RELATORS* 51
8 100 5 6 9 8 1 → 980 978 33 – 51 980
(8 + 1 + 100) × 9 − (6 − 5)


61
9 NIGHTROBE 33 – 51 betrothing ☓
(6 seconds)
BOTHERING 71
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