Episode 1847

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Episode 1847 was broadcast on 27 September 1996, and was the Series 32 grand final.

Alan Sinclair played Dennis Fearon, with Alan Sinclair winning 78 – 73. The Dictionary Corner guest was Philip Franks, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Alan Sinclair Score Dennis Fearon Others Max.
1 CATOLEMDE MOLTED 0 – 7 LOCATED 7
2 RARISENTS STRAINERS 18 – 25 STRAINERS RESTRAINS, TARRINESS, TRANSIRES 25
3 3 5 1 2 1 7 → 751 18 – 25

CV: 420 Best: 420 = 7 × 5 × 3 × (2 + 1 + 1)

25
4 PISOHEGNO HOOPING 25 – 25 shopping ☓ PHONIES, PIGEONS, POOHING*, POSHING*, SHOEING*, SHOOING* 32
5 FANETUDSO ASTOUND 32 – 32 ASTOUND DONATES*, FANTODS*, FONDEST*, FONDUES, SNAFUED*, SNOUTED*, SOUTANE* 39
6 75 6 4 1 1 2 → 642 641
(6 + 2) × (75 + 4 + 1) + 1
39 – 32 634

CV: 642 = ((75 + 6 − 1) × 4 + 1) × 2

49
7 AGOALDOWN 39 – 32 WAGONLOAD 59
8 VASETAFTD FASTED 39 – 39 DAFTEST 66
9 WOBIGVALM AGLOW 44 – 39 BLAG GAMBOL, GIMBAL*, GLIOMA*, OGIVAL* 72
10 25 6 6 2 8 3 → 140 140
25 × 6 − (8 + 2)
54 – 49 140
(25 + 3) × (8 ÷ 2 + 6 ÷ 6)


82
11 GIPADESRD PRAISED 61 – 56 PRAISED ASPIRED*, DESPAIR*, DIAPERS, GRASPED, PADDIES, SPARGED* 89
12 LOTIMRESR TREMORS 68 – 63 LORRIES LORIMERS*, MORTISER*, STORMIER 97
13 25 3 9 7 6 8 → 211 211 ☓ 68 – 73 211
25 × 9 − (8 + 6)


107
14 LOSTAGAIN NOSTALGIA
(4.75 seconds)
78 – 73 nostalgic ☓
(3.5 seconds)
117
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