Episode 1721

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Episode 1721 was broadcast on 4 January 1996, as part of Series 31.

Anthony Jenkin played Maria Thomson, with Anthony Jenkin winning 40 – 28. The Dictionary Corner guest was Geoffrey Durham, and the lexicographer was Catherine Stokes.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Anthony Jenkin Score Maria Thomson Others Max.
1 PNRYOADIA DIARY 0 – 6 PARDON PARANOID 8
2 OIEONXFMY moonie ☓ 0 – 6 moonie ☓ FOXIE*, MONEY*, MOONY, MOXIE* 13
3 TLHDUEISP PUSHED 6 – 6 LITHE SULPHIDE*, SULPHITE* 21
4 25 7 5 1 4 6 → 413 413
(5 − 1) × 4 × 25 + 7 + 6
16 – 6


31
5 LAGEVAMES GAMES 21 – 6 sealage ☓ MAGLEVS*, SALVAGE, SELVAGE* 38
6 NTDNAIENT TAINTED 28 – 13 TAINTED INTENDANT 56
7 TMEOCCAPI COMET 33 – 18 COMET APOMICT*, COMPACT, ECTOPIC* 63
8 50 1 5 9 1 10 → 797 800
50 × (10 + 5 + 1)
40 – 18

CV: 799 = 50 × (10 + 5 + 1) − 1
Best: 798 = (50 × (9 − 1) − 1) × 10 ÷ 5

70
9 RODAVENUE 40 – 28 ENDEAVOUR
(4.75 seconds)
80
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