Episode 1700

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Episode 1700 was broadcast on 6 September 1995, as part of Series 30.

Marjorie Maxwell played John Molloy, with John Molloy winning 39 – 36. The Dictionary Corner guest was Geoffrey Durham, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Marjorie Maxwell Score John Molloy Others Max.
1 JRCMTOIEI CRIME 5 – 5 TIMER MEIOTIC*, MICRITE*, MORTICE 7
2 RTZFPOEOG TROOP 5 – 11 FOOTER FORETOP, POOFTER 14
3 VHBNRAIUE VAINER 11 – 11 BRAIN HERNIA*, NAIVER, RAVINE, URBANE* 20
4 50 75 4 1 10 7 → 176 173
75 + 4 × 10 + 50 + 7 + 1
18 – 11 173 ☓

CV: 176 = (50 − (7 − 1)) × 4

30
5 YDTLNAOUT TAUNT 23 – 16 ALOUD DALTON*, LAYOUT*, OUTLAY, TAUTLY*, UNLOAD*, UNTOLD* 36
6 KLSPFAEIT FLAKES 29 – 22 PASTEL FLAKIEST 44
7 STSDSEIEQ DESISTS 36 – 29 DESISTS 51
8 25 8 4 9 6 2 → 263 261 36 – 39 263
(8 + 2) × 25 + 9 + 4


61
9 BOTANISTE 36 – 39 OBSTINATE 71
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