Episode 1714

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Episode 1714 was broadcast on 26 September 1995, and was the fourth quarter-final of Series 30.

Martin Linden played Catriona Cappleman, with Martin Linden winning 59 – 48. The Dictionary Corner guest was David Jacobs, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Martin Linden Score Catriona Cappleman Others Max.
1 SBLEOXGED BLEEDS 6 – 6 LEDGES BEDELS*, BODGES*, BOGLES*, GEODES*, GLEBES*, GLOBED*, GLOBES, LODGES*, SLEDGE* 6
2 PTTOEESCS SCOPES 12 – 12 SCOPES PECTOSE, POETESS, SEPTETS 13
3 OICJNRETA REACTION 20 – 20 CREATION ACTIONER*, INJECTOR 21
4 25 9 5 1 6 3 → 241 241
(9 + 1) × 25 − (6 + 3)
30 – 30 241
(9 + 1) × 25 − (6 + 3)


31
5 CFVIOENLS INCLOSE 37 – 30 scones ☓ NOVICES*, OLEFINS* 38
6 RYRGAUWAS WARY 37 – 36 SUGARY ARRAYS* 44
7 DGDZEUATM DAZED 42 – 41 MATED ZEUGMA* 50
8 25 8 4 5 6 9 → 872 870
25 × 4 × 9 − 6 × 5
49 – 48 870
25 × 4 × 9 − 6 × 5

CV: 872 = (4 × 25 + 9) × 8

60
9 MINILOUSE LIMOUSINE
(1.75 seconds)
59 – 48 70
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