Episode 1708

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Episode 1708 was broadcast on 18 September 1995, as part of Series 30.

Kate Leckie played Glyn Wigley, with Glyn Wigley winning 68 – 27. The Dictionary Corner guest was Martin Jarvis, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Kate Leckie Score Glyn Wigley Others Max.
1 PLUDGEYIU plyed ☓ 0 – 6 GULPED PUDGILY* 7
2 CXCTEAIRG CAGIER 6 – 12 CAGIER CIGARET 14
3 EIERQBTDA REBATED 13 – 19 BERATED BEADIER*, BEARDIE*, DEBATER*, TRIBADE* 21
4 25 7 3 1 9 8 → 787 13 – 26 784
25 × 8 × (3 + 1) − 9 − 7

CV: 787 = (8 × 25 − 1) × (7 − 3) − 9

31
5 SLTSIAIAS ASSAILS 20 – 33 ASSAILS 38
6 RTPEIDSAE ASPIRED 20 – 41 RAPIDEST AIRSPEED*, PEDERAST*, PRIESTED*, READIEST, RESPITED*, SERIATED*, STEADIER, TRAIPSED, TRAPESED* 46
7 NSPWIAOEG SOAPING 27 – 48 SPEWING AGONIES*, AGONISE*, PIGEONS, WEAPONS, WIGEONS* 53
8 75 2 9 8 4 8 → 131 130 27 – 58 131
8 × 8 − 2 × 4 + 75


63
9 ELVINTAGE 27 – 68 ELEVATING
(3.5 seconds)
73


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