Episode 1776

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Episode 1776 was broadcast on 21 March 1996, and was the first quarter-final of Series 31.

Kevin Fisk played David Acton, with David Acton winning 63 – 36. The Dictionary Corner guest was Rosalind Ayres, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Kevin Fisk Score David Acton Others Max.
1 SCULQAEGW CLUES 0 – 6 EQUALS CALQUES*, CLAQUES 7
2 RUSONEDDL RESOUND 0 – 14 ROUNDELS UNDERSOLD 25
3 BHGIAITLP PIGTAIL 7 – 14 PLIGHT 32
4 100 2 8 9 9 5 → 245 245
2 × 100 + 9 × 5
17 – 24 245
2 × 100 + 9 × 5


42
5 CEMOSWSEZ SCOWS 22 – 29 COMES COMESS* 48
6 NTROESDCA DESCANT 29 – 36 SENATOR NOTECARDS*, TRANSCODE* 66
7 TEDIPANDI PAINTED 36 – 43 PAINTED INDITED 73
8 25 7 8 9 3 2 → 594 593 36 – 53 594
(7 + 9 + 8) × 25 − 3 × 2


83
9 TETRACHIC 36 – 63 ARCHITECT
(2.25 seconds)
93
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