Episode 1629

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Episode 1629 was broadcast on 28 February 1995, as part of Series 29.

Barry Hughes played Mick Kirk, with Barry Hughes winning 51 – 39. The Dictionary Corner guest was Sheridan Morley, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Barry Hughes Score Mick Kirk Others Max.
1 RSIELCODW SCOWLED 7 – 7 SOLDIER CROWDIES* 8
2 TXTRIEERD TRIED 12 – 7 exitted ☓ RETIRED, RETRIED* 15
3 FHUOVKEOR HOOKER 18 – 13 HOOKER HOOFER*, HOOVER 21
4 50 4 5 1 10 1 → 232 232
(10 − 1 − 1 + 50) × 4
28 – 13 233


31
5 SHVGEEIML slieve ☓ 28 – 19 SLEIGH ELVISH*, HELVES*, LEVIES*, LIEGES*, SHELVE*, VEGIES* 37
6 SBAIGCAPM MAGICS 34 – 25 MAGICS AGAMIC*, CAMBIA*, CAPIAS*, GAMBAS*, SCAMPI 43
7 DTNTEIAOL TAINTED 41 – 32 ELATION ANTIDOTE, DELATION*, TETANOID*, TONALITE* 51
8 4 5 5 3 6 10 → 564 570 41 – 39 563
(6 × 10 − 4) × (5 + 5) + 3

CV: 563/565 Best: 564 = ((10 + 5 + 3) × 5 + 4) × 6

61
9 INGAINFUL UNFAILING
(2.75 seconds)
51 – 39 71
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