Episode 1849

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Episode 1849 was broadcast on 1 October 1996, and was the second quarter-final of Championship of Champions VIII.

David Acton played Dennis Fearon, with David Acton winning 61 – 13. The Dictionary Corner guest was Jan Harvey, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection David Acton Score Dennis Fearon Others Max.
1 GESIHTENO SEETHING 8 – 0 HINGES EGESTION*, SHEETING* 8
2 CIWETERZL RETICLE 15 – 0 RECITE TIERCEL* 15
3 NAPEJROYR PRAYER 21 – 6 PRAYER JAPERY*, NAPERY*, ORNERY*, PAEONY*, PERRON* 21
4 5 1 3 2 10 5 → 926 925
((2 + 10) × 3 + 1) × 5 × 5
28 – 6

CV: 925 = ((2 + 10) × 3 + 1) × 5 × 5

28
5 GETODARDE DEGRADE 35 – 13 DEGRADE DEROGATED 46
6 LIMAHIGSR GARISH 41 – 13 HARMS GIRLISH*, LARGISH, SIMILAR* 53
7 LANESACTI analcites ☓ 41 – 13 ANALECTS, CANALISE*, ESTANCIA* 61
8 2 1 9 4 9 4 → 156 156
(9 × 4 + 2 + 1) × 4
51 – 13


71
9 RICHMOOSE SMOOCHIER
(7.5 seconds)
61 – 13 81
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