Episode 1689

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Episode 1689 was broadcast on 22 August 1995, as part of Series 30.

Graham Cross played Charles Bethell, with Graham Cross winning 49 – 33. The Dictionary Corner guest was Jan Harvey, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Graham Cross Score Charles Bethell Others Max.
1 ENGLSHUFE FLUSH 5 – 5 FLUNG ENFLESH*, ENGULFS 7
2 AITNALOKE KAOLIN 5 – 12 ELATION AEOLIAN*, ALKANET*, TOENAIL* 14
3 TTHIPOSLA HOSPITAL 13 – 12 TOPSAIL TALIPOTS 22
4 100 2 4 9 1 1 → 774 771
(100 − 4) × (9 − 1) + 2 + 1
20 – 12

CV: 774 = (100 − 4 + 1) × (9 − 1) − 2

32
5 PVEUBCDIP CUPPED 26 – 18 CUPPED BUPPIE* 38
6 TGSNARINO rantings ☓ 26 – 26 IGNORANT ORGANIST*, ROASTING*, SNORTING* 46
7 LMREOFJIR FORMER 32 – 26 formlier ☓ LORIMER* 53
8 50 9 5 8 2 4 → 825 820
50 × 2 × 8 + 5 × 4
39 – 33 820
50 × 2 × 8 + 5 × 4

CV: 825 = 50 × 2 × 8 + (9 − 4) × 5

63
9 DICYTULIP DUPLICITY
(5.75 seconds)
49 – 33 73
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