Episode 1716

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Episode 1716 was broadcast on 28 September 1995, and was the second semi-final of Series 30.

Sue Renwick played Verity Joubert, with Verity Joubert winning 52 – 31. The Dictionary Corner guest was David Jacobs, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Sue Renwick Score Verity Joubert Others Max.
1 QESNIJENS NINES 5 – 5 SINES JENNIES 7
2 RNDFOEUMD UNFORMED 13 – 5 FOUNDER 15
3 EZPACSOET SPACE 13 – 11 ESCAPE CAPOTES*, PECTOSE, TOECAPS*, TOPAZES* 22
4 100 9 9 6 2 3 → 586 586
6 × 100 − (9 + 3 + 2)
23 – 21 586
6 × 100 − (9 + 3 + 2)


32
5 BTSWOEILT BLOWIEST 31 – 29 BLOWIEST 40
6 GSEORENIY GREENS 31 – 36 SYRINGE ERYNGOES* 48
7 HLVNAOSAS savonal ☓ 31 – 42 SHOALS HALONS*, HALVAS, NASALS*, SALONS*, SALVOS, SOLANS*, VASSAL* 54
8 75 25 1 6 7 5 → 161 168 31 – 52 161
6 × 25 + 7 + 5 − 1


64
9 COMEAGAIN 31 – 52 EGOMANIAC 74
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