Episode 1774

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Episode 1774 was broadcast on 19 March 1996, as part of Series 31.

Chris Williams played David Ligat, with David Ligat winning 42 – 41. The Dictionary Corner guest was Rosalind Ayres, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Chris Williams Score David Ligat Others Max.
1 WNSDXOEIV ENDOWS 6 – 6 OXIDES DISOWN, DOXIES*, ENVOIS*, NOISED*, NOSIED*, NOWISE*, ONSIDE*, SNOWED*, SWIVED*, VIDEOS, VIXENS*, WIDENS* 6
2 NRATDITEM TRAINED 13 – 13 ATTIRED MARTINET, NITRATED* 14
3 RYWDOENLA DOWNER 19 – 19 WONDER DARNEL*, DEARLY*, DENARY*, DRAWLY*, LANDER*, LARDON*, LARNED*, LARNEY*, LAWNED*, LAWYER*, LOADER*, LOANED*, LOANER*, NEARLY*, NOYADE*, ONWARD*, ORDEAL*, ORENDA*, RELOAD*, RONDEL*, WANDER*, WARDEN*, WARNED*, YARNED, YAWNED*, YAWNER*, YONDER*, YOWLED* 20
4 25 7 9 5 2 4 → 452 452
2 × 9 × 25 + 7 − 5
29 – 19 452 ☓


30
5 ZHYEOSTEF SHEET 34 – 24 THOSE EYESHOT 37
6 FSTCEOINC CONCISE 34 – 32 CONCEITS CONFECTS 45
7 RGAOMSUPE GRAMPUS 41 – 32 GROUPS MORGUES, MURAGES*, SUPREMO 52
8 75 1 1 4 7 8 → 947 947 ☓ 41 – 32

Best: 946 = ((75 − 8) × 7 + 4) × (1 + 1)

59
9 PANDILEEX 41 – 42 EXPLAINED
(2.25 seconds)
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