Episode 1758

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Episode 1758 was broadcast on 26 February 1996, as part of Series 31.

Margaret Watson played Bryan Darbey, with Bryan Darbey winning 50 – 38. The Dictionary Corner guest was Nigel Rees, and the lexicographer was Catherine Stokes.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Margaret Watson Score Bryan Darbey Others Max.
1 TYEBKEDAB DEBATE 6 – 6 DEBATE BEAKED, BETAKE*, DEBEAK*, TABBED* 6
2 TFDISEELR SIFTED 6 – 14 FILTERED DEFILERS*, FIELDERS 14
3 LGAIRTECP PIRATE 6 – 22 PARTICLE PRELATIC 22
4 100 2 1 7 3 7 → 404 405
(3 + 1) × 100 + 7 − 2
13 – 29 403
(7 − 2 − 1) × 100 + 3

CV: 404 = (100 + 1) × (7 − 3)

32
5 LSQRIAADS RADIALS 20 – 29 SALADS DALASIS, LARDASS* 39
6 WCEZMOGAD OMEGA 25 – 34 MOWED COWAGE, MEADOW 45
7 IEINVHTCR INVERT 31 – 40 INVERT CITRINE*, HIRCINE*, INCITER*, INHERIT, INVITER*, ITCHIER*, NERITIC*, THRIVEN*, VITRINE* 52
8 100 5 4 10 8 3 → 166 165
5 × 10 + 100 + 8 + 4 + 3
38 – 40 163

CV: 166 = 5 × 8 + 3 × 10 − 4 + 100

62
9 RUSHGRACE 38 – 50 SURCHARGE
(22.75 seconds)
72
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