Episode 1781

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Episode 1781 was broadcast on 28 March 1996, and was the second semi-final of Series 31.

Chris Williams played Kenneth Michie, with Kenneth Michie winning 61 – 58. The Dictionary Corner guest was Martin Jarvis, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Chris Williams Score Kenneth Michie Others Max.
1 JOLBDEIRS SOLDIER 7 – 7 BRIDLES BOILERS*, BOLIDES*, BORIDES*, BROILED, DISROBE, LIBEROS*, SOLIDER* 7
2 LTYEOGRAB BARLEY 13 – 13 GARBLE BLOATER*, GLOATER*, GREATLY, LEGATOR, RETABLO* 14
3 DWRNVIEAT DEVIANT 20 – 20 DEVIANT DETRAIN*, INVADER*, RAVINED*, TAWNIER*, TINWARE, TRAINED, VERDANT* 21
4 50 2 7 1 4 10 → 185 185
50 × 4 − (7 × 2 + 1)
30 – 30 185
50 × 4 − (7 × 2 + 1)


31
5 NSMIENMAS MISNAME 37 – 30 minims ☓ MISNAMES 39
6 WOTZFSEAT STOAT 42 – 35 FEAST FATES*, FATSO*, FAZES*, FEATS, FESTA*, FETTA*, SOFTA*, STATE*, SWEAT*, TASTE*, TAWSE*, TEATS*, TESTA*, TOAST*, TOFTS*, TOTES*, TWATS*, WAFTS*, WASTE*, WATTS*, WEFTS*, WETAS* 44
7 FSPUODQAT ADOPTS 48 – 41 QUOTAS 50
8 75 4 1 2 3 2 → 231 231
75 × 3 + 4 + 2
58 – 51 231
75 × 3 + 4 + 2


60
9 ADUALLIMP 58 – 61 PALLADIUM
(26 seconds)
70
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