Episode 1762

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Episode 1762 was broadcast on 1 March 1996, as part of Series 31.

David Acton played Peter Chamberlain, with David Acton winning 81 – 8. The Dictionary Corner guest was Jan Harvey, and the lexicographer was Catherine Stokes.

Acton's winning margin of 73 points was the second largest 9-round margin of all time, behind Mark Preston's 80 points in Series 13.

Rounds

Rnd Selection David Acton Score Peter Chamberlain Others Max.
1 RALENGIBR BARRELING 18 – 0 BEARING 18
2 FUDQHOSOM HOODS 23 – 0 MUSH DOOFUS*, DUOMOS 24
3 HUTEGETZA GAZETTE 30 – 0 HUGE 31
4 50 9 8 6 3 3 → 437 437
9 × 50 − (6 ÷ 3 + 3 + 8)
40 – 0 436


41
5 SROCTAYRI CARROTS 47 – 0 STARRY CARROTY*, CORSAIR*, SATYRIC*, TRICARS*, TROCARS* 48
6 DESOLBEWL BELLOWED 55 – 8 BELLOWED 56
7 RNRAOAMPE MOANER 61 – 8 MANOR MANROPE* 63
8 75 2 3 6 7 5 → 630 630
(6 + 2) × (75 + 5) − (3 + 7)
71 – 8 632


73
9 JINGORICE REJOICING
(4 seconds)
81 – 8 83
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