Episode 1453

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Episode 1453 was broadcast on 27 September 1993, and was the third quarter-final of Series 26.

Chris Feetenby played Theresa McKeown, with Chris Feetenby winning 55 – 20. The Dictionary Corner guest was Martin Jarvis, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Chris Feetenby Score Theresa McKeown Others Max.
1 EADQSEBSC DEBASES 7 – 0 CEASED SEABEDS* 7
2 GZSOTGEAR STAGGER 14 – 0 sortage ☓ GAGSTER*, GORGETS*, STORAGE, TOERAGS* 14
3 SLEUATSCE CASTLES 21 – 0 SCALES CELESTAS* 22
4 25 7 8 8 1 6 → 321 324
(7 + 6) × 25 − 1
28 – 7 324
(7 + 6) × 25 − 1

CV: 321 = (25 + 7 + 8) × 8 + 1

32
5 IAFWFPRUE PUFFER 34 – 13 PUFFER PIAFFER*, PUFFIER 39
6 MXTAOANDI OXIDANT 41 – 13 DOMAIN ANIMATO* 46
7 SHREALNIU UNLEASH 48 – 13 SHEAR HAULIERS*, INHALERS 54
8 50 1 5 10 9 7 → 382 383
(9 − 1) × 50 − (10 + 7)
55 – 20 383
(9 − 1) × 50 − (10 + 7)

CV: 382 = (7 + 1) × 50 − 10 ÷ 5 × 9

64
9 GETPARDON 55 – 20 GODPARENT 74
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