Episode 1659

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Episode 1659 was broadcast on 11 July 1995, as part of Series 30.

Jill Rodgers played Ben Cooke, with Ben Cooke winning 45 – 25. The Dictionary Corner guest was Tim Rice, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Jill Rodgers Score Ben Cooke Others Max.
1 VLTOAEFRO REVOLT 0 – 7 FLOATER FLOREAT*, LEVATOR*, REFLOAT* 7
2 MAGEPISET MAGPIES 7 – 14 MAGPIES EMPTIES, GAMETES*, GAMIEST*, PASTIME*, SEPTAGE*, SEPTIME*, SIGMATE*, STEAMIE* 14
3 NTLAUIRKE LANKIER 14 – 14 tinkler ☓ TENURIAL 22
4 5 7 1 3 3 10 → 675 700 14 – 14 680 ☓

CV: 675 = (7 × 10 + 5) × 3 × 3

32
5 CRGORCPIE COPIER 20 – 20 COPIER CORRIE*, GORIER*, GRICER*, GRIPER*, GROCER, GROPER*, PEROGI*, ROPIER* 38
6 NSTAINMET STEAM 25 – 20 matines ☓ INMATES, INSTANT*, INSTATE*, INTENTS*, MANNIES*, MATIEST*, MATTINS*, MITTENS*, SATINET*, SMITTEN*, TENANTS*, TANNIES* 45
7 DVPSREAAE SPEARED 25 – 28 DEPRAVES PERVADES* 53
8 25 3 5 1 9 3 → 557 557 ☓ 25 – 35 554
(3 × 9 − 5) × 25 + 3 + 1

CV: 557 = (3 × 25 − 5) × (9 − 1) − 3

63
9 NECKSLABS 25 – 45 BLACKNESS
(4.75 seconds)
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