Episode 1779

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Episode 1779 was broadcast on 26 March 1996, and was the fourth quarter-final of Series 31.

Glyn Wigley played Anne Bougourd, with Anne Bougourd winning 46 – 42. The Dictionary Corner guest was Martin Jarvis, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Glyn Wigley Score Anne Bougourd Others Max.
1 MFCRAIESR SCARIER 7 – 7 FARMERS FIREARMS 8
2 KWTAODEFJ WAFTED 13 – 13 WAFTED 14
3 QSTRAEIDC DIRECTS 20 – 20 ASTRIDE CARDIES*, CREDITS*, CRISTAE*, DACITES*, DISRATE*, DRASTIC*, RACIEST*, RADICES*, REDACTS*, SIDECAR*, TIRADES* 21
4 25 6 3 2 4 1 → 554 554
(6 × 4 − 2) × 25 + 3 + 1
30 – 20 553


31
5 SWGAUROTP GROUPS 30 – 27 RAGOUTS RAGTOPS* 38
6 ZHYDAIEBT BATHED 36 – 33 BATHED HABITED 45
7 NSLUESANB UNLESS 42 – 39 USABLE NEBULAS, SENSUAL*, UNSEALS* 52
8 75 8 5 6 8 10 → 964 42 – 46 965
(5 + 8) × 75 − 10

CV: 964 = 75 ÷ 5 × 8 × 8 + 10 − 6

62
9 SPICETALC 42 – 46 SCEPTICAL 72


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