Episode 1553

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Episode 1553 was broadcast on 15 August 1994, as part of Series 28.

Wayne Kelly played John Arand, with Wayne Kelly winning 51 – 47. The Dictionary Corner guest was Nigel Rees, and the lexicographer was Richard Samson.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Wayne Kelly Score John Arand Others Max.
1 RASNELGFA ANGERS 0 – 7 FLANGES FLANGERS*, SANGREAL* 8
2 SGTHIOERB BRIGHT 6 – 13 BROTHS GOBSHITE* 16
3 VIFOAHWLE HOVEL 11 – 18 WHOLE AWHILE*, FOVEAL, HAVELI* 22
4 25 4 2 6 8 1 → 286 285
(8 + 2 + 1) × 25 + 6 + 4
18 – 25 287
(8 + 4 − 1) × 25 + 2 × 6

CV: 286 = (8 + 4) × 25 − (6 + 1) × 2

32
5 VSGRAOEZS OGRESS 24 – 31 GRAVES GASSER*, GAZERS*, GRAZES*, GROSZE*, GROVES*, SAVERS*, SEROSA*, SERVOS*, VERSOS* 38
6 CSIAINSOA CASINOS 31 – 31 COINS CAISSON*, CASSONI* 45
7 DBTDUIEER debuted ☓ 31 – 37 BURIED BETIDED*, BRUITED*, DEBITED, ERUDITE* 52
8 2 3 10 9 7 8 → 703 703
(8 + 2) × 10 × 7 + 3
41 – 47 703
(8 + 2) × 10 × 7 + 3


62
9 GIVEROUND DEVOURING
(7.25 seconds)
51 – 47 72
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