Episode 1733

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Episode 1733 was broadcast on 22 January 1996, as part of Series 31.

Bruce Lake played Kenneth Michie, with Kenneth Michie winning 50 – 31. The Dictionary Corner guest was Richard Stilgoe, and the lexicographer was Kendall Clarke.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Bruce Lake Score Kenneth Michie Others Max.
1 AEOSBXESJ BOXES 5 – 5 BOXES BASES, BASSO*, EASES*, OASES*, OBESE*, SAXES*, SEXES* 5
2 RVGAUFTIU FRUIT 10 – 10 FRUIT FIGURA*, GUITAR 11
3 AIEDGPSID PADDIES 17 – 17 PADDIES DIAPSID*, GIDDIES* 18
4 50 4 6 3 2 4 → 470 470 ☓ 17 – 27 470
(50 − 3) × (4 + 6)


28
5 RGLAERNUE REGULAR 24 – 34 GLEANER ENLARGER 36
6 EIYHLEIDR reedily ☓ 24 – 40 LIEDER YIELDER 43
7 CNWOAECBO COWBANE 31 – 40 BEACON 50
8 1 9 6 6 10 1 → 830 31 – 40

CV: 830 = ((9 + 6 − 1) × 6 − 1) × 10

60
9 OPOSHDAME 31 – 50 SHAMPOOED
(8 seconds)
70
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