Episode 1558

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Episode 1558 was broadcast on 22 August 1994, as part of Series 28.

June Stowe played Andrew Wilson, with Andrew Wilson winning 53 – 51. The Dictionary Corner guest was Shirley Anne Field, and the lexicographer was Richard Samson.

This was the first episode to have ever had a sponsor, namely The Times newspaper.

Rounds

Rnd Selection June Stowe Score Andrew Wilson Others Max.
1 WNEAJGIDS SAWING 6 – 6 SINGED WINDAGES 8
2 MEVTIDSEM STEMMED 13 – 13 STEMMED DIMMEST*, TIMESED* 15
3 TSOAEBHNZ BATHES 19 – 19 BATHES BENTHOS*, BEZANTS* 22
4 75 3 9 8 2 7 → 280 280
8 ÷ 2 × 75 − (9 × 3 − 7)
29 – 19 281


32
5 POSBETRAH PASTOR 29 – 27 PROBATES 40
6 DLIOASVCU CLOUDS 35 – 27 ducals ☓ OVIDUCAL 48
7 TNEDOXGTA EXTANT 41 – 33 EXTANT NOTATED*, TANGOED 55
8 50 3 9 5 10 6 → 292 292
50 × 6 − (5 + 3)
51 – 43 292
50 × 6 − (5 + 3)


65
9 DENTACOIN 51 – 53 CONTAINED
(8.5 seconds)
75
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