Episode 1777

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Episode 1777 was broadcast on 22 March 1996, and was the second quarter-final of Series 31.

Anthony Jenkin played Chris Williams, with Chris Williams winning 54 – 26. The Dictionary Corner guest was Martin Jarvis, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Anthony Jenkin Score Chris Williams Others Max.
1 SJSLIAEKF FLAKES 6 – 0 allies ☓ FALSIES 7
2 TVRFTEUAR FATTER 12 – 6 FATTER FRATER*, RAFTER, RATTER*, RETURF*, TARTER*, TAUTER*, TURRET* 13
3 EIBSAURTO BRUTES 12 – 13 BOATERS SABOTEUR 21
4 75 5 6 9 5 8 → 787 788
(75 + 9 − 6) × (5 + 5) + 8
19 – 13

CV: 787 = (75 − 5) × (6 + 5) + 9 + 8

31
5 NYNSAETOW SONNET 19 – 20 TANNOYS NEWTONS, SYNTONE*, WANNEST*, WANTONS* 38
6 DSLAIEHMQ MISLEAD 26 – 27 MISLEAD HALIDES*, MISDEAL 45
7 PICAPOECT TOPIC 26 – 34 COPPICE ECTOPIC 52
8 100 75 2 1 7 1 → 324 26 – 44 324
(100 + 7 + 1) × (2 + 1)


62
9 SPIKEHENS 26 – 54 SHEEPSKIN
(3 seconds)
72
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