Episode 1391

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Episode 1391 was broadcast on 1 April 1993, and was the second semi-final of Series 25.

James Sinclair played Dave Rickard, with James Sinclair winning 53 – 31. The Dictionary Corner guest was Jenny Hanley, and the lexicographer was Richard Samson.

Rounds

Rnd Selection James Sinclair Score Dave Rickard Others Max.
1 RSEBLUIRN BLURS 0 – 7 BURNERS BRUISER*, BURLIER*, INSURER*, SUBERIN*, SURLIER* 7
2 DZWOEIDPO WOOED 0 – 13 WOODED DOOZIE*, WOOPIE* 13
3 RTANLIGEB TRIANGLE/ALERTING/RELATING 8 – 21 BLEATING/BERATING ALTERING, BLEARING*, INTEGRAL, REBATING*, TANGIBLE, TANGLIER*, TREBLING 21
4 100 3 2 1 8 10 → 850 850
8 × 100 + (3 + 2) × 10
18 – 31 850
8 × 100 + (3 + 2) × 10


31
5 DLENOACQS CANDLES 25 – 31 CLONED CELADONS 39
6 THIYVAUNE VANITY 31 – 31 VAUNT NAIVETY 46
7 GMCIOESJS COMES 36 – 31 MOSS COMESS*, COSIES*, COSSIE*, EGOISM, GISMOS*, JISSOM*, MOSSIE* 52
8 75 10 4 7 9 9 → 867 869
(7 + 4 + 75) × 10 + 9
43 – 31 859

CV: 867 = (75 + 9) × 10 + 9 × (7 − 4)

62
9 FUNNELGIG ENGULFING
(5.5 seconds)
53 – 31 72
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