Episode 1658

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Episode 1658 was broadcast on 10 July 1995, as part of Series 30.

Dave Tutte played Ben Cooke, with Ben Cooke winning 44 – 33. The Dictionary Corner guest was Tim Rice, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Dave Tutte Score Ben Cooke Others Max.
1 CPEUSNAYD SPACED 6 – 6 SPACED UNCASED 7
2 NRMRGEOAI MARGE 6 – 13 ROAMING REARMING 15
3 WOCDHAESG CHASED 12 – 19 SHOWED COWHAGES 23
4 3 8 50 75 100 25 → 961 953
100 × 8 + 75 + 25 + 50 + 3
17 – 24 953
(100 + 25) × 8 − (50 − 3)

CV: 959 Best: 961 = (100 × 25 + 8) ÷ 3 + 75 + 50

33
5 IOUSRWFTE WRITES 17 – 31 FORTIES FUSTIER*, SURFEIT*, SWIFTER 40
6 DVDAETHAI DEATH 17 – 37 DATIVE AVIATED 47
7 SLZVUEJOP JOULES 23 – 37 SLOPE JULEPS*, LOUPES*, OUZELS*, OVULES*, POLJES* 53
8 25 3 1 7 3 5 → 792 800 23 – 44 796
(7 × 5 − 3) × 25 − 3 − 1

CV: 792 = ((7 − 3) × 25 − 1) × (5 + 3)

63
9 BITTERNAG BATTERING
(4.25 seconds)
33 – 44 73
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