Episode 1729

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Episode 1729 was broadcast on 16 January 1996, as part of Series 31.

David Benson played Barry Hussey, with David Benson winning 50 – 33. The Dictionary Corner guest was Geoffrey Durham, and the lexicographer was Catherine Stokes.

Rounds

Rnd Selection David Benson Score Barry Hussey Others Max.
1 TBGOEOWGE BOOT 0 – 5 BEGET BOOTEE 6
2 DLIESPATI DILATES 7 – 12 PLAITED IDEALIST* 14
3 NCEOQSPET POTEEN 13 – 12 SCOPE PECTENS*, PENTOSE*, POTEENS, POTENCE* 21
4 50 1 8 3 10 9 → 267 267
10 ÷ (3 − 1) × 50 + 8 + 9
23 – 12 268


31
5 HSANWEDUL UNWASHED 31 – 20 UNWASHED UNLASHED* 39
6 LREOHNTER THRONE 37 – 26 RELENT HORRENT*, NORTHER*, THEREON 46
7 CMATRIENF FAMINE 43 – 26 CREAM CARMINE*, CERTAIN, FAINTER, FANCIER, FIREMAN, FRANTIC*, INFARCT*, MANTRIC*, MERANTI*, MINARET*, NEMATIC*, RAIMENT*, TACRINE* 53
8 25 2 9 6 8 5 → 514 515
8 ÷ 2 × 5 × 25 + 9 + 6
50 – 33 515
8 ÷ 2 × 5 × 25 + 9 + 6

CV: 514 = (6 × 2 + 8) × 25 + 9 + 5

63
9 FENDTONIC 50 – 33 CONFIDENT 73
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