Episode 1647

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Episode 1647 was broadcast on 24 March 1995, and was the second quarter-final of Series 29.

Andy Cusworth played John Wheeldon, with Andy Cusworth winning 45 – 42. The Dictionary Corner guest was David Jacobs, and the lexicographer was Richard Samson.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Andy Cusworth Score John Wheeldon Others Max.
1 TFMAIESGP MAGPIES 7 – 7 PASTIME GAMIEST*, SIGMATE* 7
2 YCNAUORAD ADORN 7 – 14 CANDOUR 14
3 XPCIAEVRS PRICES 13 – 20 CAPERS PARVISE*, SCRAPIE*, SPACIER*, VARICES*, VISCERA 21
4 100 3 1 2 10 1 → 846 848
(10 − 2) × (100 + 3 × (1 + 1))
20 – 20

CV: 846 = (100 − 3 × 2) × (10 − 1)

31
5 RTLLIEANM tramline ☓ 20 – 27 LITERAL TERMINAL 39
6 BSDNOIETA BANDIEST 28 – 35 SEDATION BOTANISED 57
7 HLMIAEUSN SEMINAL 35 – 42 MENIALS HUMANISE 65
8 8 5 7 2 3 6 → 781 35 – 42

Best: 780 = (8 × 7 × 3 − 6 × 2) × 5

72
9 MERITNEED DETERMINE
(2.25 seconds)
45 – 42 82


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