Episode 1696

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Episode 1696 was broadcast on 31 August 1995, as part of Series 30.

Martina McColgan played Stephen Sharp, with Martina McColgan winning 56 – 34. The Dictionary Corner guest was Geoffrey Durham, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Martina McColgan Score Stephen Sharp Others Max.
1 TSYGEIAVG GAIETY 6 – 6 GAYEST AGEIST*, STAGEY*, VISAGE, VYGIES* 6
2 SLRTSEIEG STILES 12 – 6 tressle ☓ ELEGISTS*, GLISTERS, GRISTLES, LEISTERS*, TIRELESS 14
3 MLSHUEIQK MILKS 17 – 11 LIKES HELIUM, KELIMS*, MUESLI*, MULIES*, MULISH* 20
4 3 10 6 2 1 9 → 867 867 ☓ 17 – 11

CV: 867 = ((10 + 6) × 2 × 9 + 1) × 3

30
5 NSCTHAEOB BATCHES 24 – 18 BATCHES ESCHATON* 38
6 NBDPIEOVS OPINED 30 – 24 BODIES BOVINE*, POISED*, SNIPED*, SPINED, VIDEOS* 44
7 RRDTROIEM MIRROR 36 – 24 TIMER MIRRORED 52
8 75 8 4 3 1 2 → 231 231
75 × 3 + 4 + 2
46 – 34 231
75 × 3 + 4 + 2


62
9 egghinnru* HUNGERING
(11 seconds)
56 – 34 72
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