Episode 1741

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Episode 1741 was broadcast on 1 February 1996, as part of Series 31.

Sue Jones played Chris Lang, with Chris Lang winning 44 – 39. The Dictionary Corner guest was Jan Harvey, and the lexicographer was Kendall Clarke.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Sue Jones Score Chris Lang Others Max.
1 PSMAESGUN SPASM 5 – 5 GAPES AMUSES*, ANUSES*, ASPENS*, ASSUME*, GASMEN, MANGES, MANSES*, PAUSES*, PNEUMA*, PUNGAS*, SENSUM*, SPUMES*, SUGANS*, UNPEGS*, UPASES*, USAGES* 6
2 LLLRDAEIS dalliers ☓ 5 – 12 DERAILS DIALLERS 14
3 HFREETPAX FEATHER 12 – 12 TAPER PREHEAT 21
4 100 7 3 2 10 9 → 982 982
100 × 10 − 9 × 2
22 – 22 982
(100 + 10) × 9 − 7 − (3 − 2)


31
5 LFYGOIIMW FILMY 27 – 22 FLOG FILMI*, GOYIM* 36
6 TCPUOBQEB QUOTE 32 – 27 QUOTE BEBOP*, BUTEO*, COUPE*, CUBEB*, TOQUE* 41
7 WYCNIUIES WINCES 32 – 34 CUISINE WINCEYS* 48
8 25 9 8 6 4 2 → 476 475
((6 + 4) × 2 − (9 − 8)) × 25
39 – 34 485

CV: 476 = 2 × 9 × 25 + 8 × 4 − 6

58
9 DEPORTDOE deported ☓
(2.75 seconds)
39 – 44 TORPEDOED
(13.5 seconds)
68
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