Episode 1512

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Episode 1512 was broadcast on 18 March 1994, as part of Series 27.

Brendan Treacy played Alan Messham, with Brendan Treacy winning 52 – 44. The Dictionary Corner guest was Philip Franks, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

NOTE: In round 5, Alan's declaration of BESOT should have been disallowed as it isn't in the dictionary. The final score should have been 52 – 39.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Brendan Treacy Score Alan Messham Others Max.
1 BNRHAIETI rather ☓ 0 – 7 HAIRNET INERTIA*, INHABIT*, INHERIT*, THERIAN* 7
2 GMECNOVAG AMONG 5 – 7 NOVA CAMEO*, CANOE*, COMAE*, CONGA*, CONGE*, COVEN*, GENOA*, GNOME*, MANGE*, MANGO*, MAVEN*, NGOMA*, NOVAE*, OCEAN*, OMEGA*, VEGAN*, VENOM* 12
3 WNCEASRIO SENIOR 11 – 13 CRANES SCENARIO 20
4 50 10 8 1 7 9 → 674 678
(50 + 10 + 7) × (9 + 1) + 8
18 – 20 670
(50 + 10 + 7) × (9 + 1)

CV: 674 = (50 + 10 + 8 + 7) × 9 − 1

30
5 TPBEOSETF POETS 23 – 25 BESOT** BOTTES*, SEPTET*, TOPEES* 36
6 LGSIARTOL SAILOR 29 – 31 TRAILS GALLIOTS*, GORILLAS 44
7 RPIDOSTAM TORPID 35 – 37 RAPIDS PARODIST 52
8 4 8 10 7 5 1 → 336 335
(4 × 8 + 1) × 10 + 5
42 – 44 337
(4 × 8 + 1) × 10 + 7

CV: 336 = (8 × 10 + 4) × (5 − 1)

62
9 RINGHELLO HOLLERING
(3.75 seconds)
52 – 44 72
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