Episode 1844

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Episode 1844 was broadcast on 24 September 1996, and was the fourth quarter-final of Series 32.

Graeme Sugarman played Dennis Fearon, with Dennis Fearon winning 63 – 53, after a tie-break conundrum. The Dictionary Corner guest was Philip Franks, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Graeme Sugarman Score Dennis Fearon Others Max.
1 SJWIOESBR BOSSIER 7 – 7 BOSSIER BOWSERS*, BOWSIES*, BROWSES 7
2 PARUYEDOW POWDERY 14 – 14 POWDERY ROPEWAY* 14
3 TCSUAOFQC QUOTAS 20 – 20 QUOTAS ACCOST, CACTUS, STUCCO* 20
4 3 9 2 10 7 3 → 120 120
(10 + 2) × (7 + 3)
30 – 30 120
(9 + 3) × 10


30
5 RIDEGEBDL BRIDGED 37 – 37 BRIDGED BRIDLED*, DREIDEL*, GIRDLED*, GRIDDLE, LEDGIER* 37
6 GTYOEAHNL tangley ☓ 37 – 43 TANGLE ETHANOL*, HALOGEN, LENGTHY, TANGELO* 44
7 DEVALICZD CADDIE 43 – 43 VALID ADVICE*, CALVED*, LADDIE*, VAILED* 50
8 100 6 9 4 8 2 → 120 120
100 + 6 + 4 + 8 + 2
53 – 53 120
(6 + 4) × 2 + 100


60
9 TRUECAPER 53 – 53 RECAPTURE 70
TB KENRIDDLE 53 – 63 REKINDLED
(3 seconds)
70
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